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Sydney International Regatta Centre

A spectacular event venue for either 10 or 30,000 people, the Sydney International Regatta Centre offers superior event facilities and is one of the region’s premier outdoor sport and entertainment venues for both on and off the water.

Centre Update

Please note that in accordance with the Public Health Order our centres and venues will be practising the following:

  • From 24 December 2021 all people over the age of 12 are required to wear a face mask in indoor settings, including at indoor recreation facilities, gyms and indoor stadiums.

Masks can be removed when undertaking exercise in these settings. Masks are also strongly encouraged in settings where you cannot physically distance.

  • From 27 December 2021
    • COVID-19 Safe Check-in at hospitality and dining areas
    • Density limits (application of the 2m rule) in hospitality and dining areas.

All settings will remain in place until Wednesday, 27 January 2022.

Opening Hours

The Sydney International Regatta Centre is an event venue that opens to public recreation on non-event days. Gate times and walking path availability are subject to events and may change at short notice.

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Office hours:
 07:00 to 16:00 (Monday to Friday)
Contact the office on 02 4730 0000 

No on water activity is permitted without advance booking.
E-mail for bookings.
Note: Training bookings require a minimum of 72 hours notice and are subject to availability.

Recreation facilities

Enjoy cycling, walking or running around the picturesque lakes. On water activities require advance booking and are subject to other activities and events.

Start planning your function

Plenty of unique spaces to create memorable weddings, birthdays and private functions both indoors and outdoors.


Make your special occasion one to remember around the Regatta Centre grounds or inside Lakeside Restaurant.

Start planning your event

Planning a sporting, festival, community and corporate event? The venue has scope to deliver your next event.

Team building packages

Dragon boating is not only a great challenge and an effective way to incorporate team building into your conference, it’s also loads of fun.

Jetpack Adventures

Jetpack Adventures operate on site and will have you flying in no time! Bookings required.


Entry is via Gate A
Old Castlereagh Rd, Castlereagh, NSW 2749
(map) (Centre map (PDF, 217.03 KB))

COVID Safe Centres Information

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COVID-19 Testing

Please note that the COVID-19 testing clinic located on site is not operated by the Regatta Centre.

Opening days and times are subject to late changes.

For enquiries, updates, and more information, please visit Laverty Pathology via

Current water temperature

The water temperature at 1.2m depth at 08:00 on 17/01/22 is 25.3°C

Lakeside Restaurant

Lakeside Restaurant is located on site behind the main grandstand on the Island and opens for dining on Thursday, Friday & Saturday nights and weekend brunch (pending events). A kiosk also operates on weekends and during events. Call (02) 4729 3222 for booking enquiries or find them on facebook for current opening hours and promotions.
Lakeside restaurant

Dogs must be kept on leash

Dogs are welcome to join you on your walk around the lakes, but please ensure they remain on leash at all times and are cleaned up after. Dogs are not permitted to enter the water at any time.

No unauthorised drone use

Drones are not permitted to be flown at the venue without permission from Venue Management.

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