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Penrith Whitewater Stadium

A spectacular venue for extreme fun or special events, Penrith Whitewater Stadium is one of only a few man-made rivers of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere. Located one hour west of Sydney at the foothills of the Blue Mountains and the Nepean River, the venue is ideal for a day trip or stay in the Penrith Valley region.

Penrith Whitewater Stadium

Whitewater Rafting

Get excited for an action-packed introduction to whitewater rafting and experience the rapids at one of the best courses in the Southern Hemisphere.
Whitewater rafting

Recreational Paddling

Experience whitewater paddling on 320 metres of solid Grade 3 whitewater rapids designed to test the skills of the best paddlers in the world.
Penrith Whitewater Stadium novice kayak

Slalom Training

With the 2025 ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships confirmed for the venue we are open for training sessions for local, interstate and international canoe slalom paddlers.
Slalom

Kayak Instruction

Would you like to learn how to kayak? Our experienced instructors can teach you all about kayaking, build your confidence and broaden your paddling horizons.
Penrith Whitewater Stadium private instruction

Gift Vouchers

Looking for an idea for that special occasion, think no more! A Whitewater rafting gift voucher is the ultimate experience for that special person!
Gift voucher

About the Venue

Purpose built for the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games, Penrith Whitewater Stadium is one of only a few man-made rivers of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere.
Penrith Whitewater Stadium

Main Entry Gate Hours

Monday - Sunday
7:00am - 7:00pm

Stadium Hours

Monday - Friday
7:00am - 5:00pm

Saturday - Sunday
Hours vary depending on bookings.

Office Hours

Monday - Friday
9.00am - 5.00pm

Cafe Hours

The onsite cafe is closed until further notice

Contact Us

Phone: 02 4730 0087 
Email: whitewater@sport.nsw.gov.au 

Location

McCarthy's Lane, Cranebrook
NSW 2749
Dharug Country

Report an incident

The Office of Sport's incident reporting system will help to maintain a safe and healthy environment for all employees and visitors

No unauthorised drone use

Drones are not permitted to be flown at the venue without permission from Venue Management. Recreational flying is not permitted at any time.

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