The Mercure Penrith is a gateway to all of Western Sydney, located on the doorstep of the Blue Mountains and adjacent to Penrith Panthers World of Entertainment.
The Mercure Penrith comprises 222 rooms featuring flat screen television's, cable television, air-conditioning and high speed Wi-Fi internet access.
Additional facilities include a gym, guest lounge, outdoor swimming pool, barbecue area and ample parking....
The Overlander Hotel Motel is centrally located on the Northern Road, five minutes from Penrith and approximately 55 kilometres from the centre of Sydney.
It is only a short drive to the Sydney International Regatta Centre and Penrith Whitewater Stadium, Panthers World of Entertainment, the Nepean River, Blue Mountains and the Nepean Hospital.
There are 21 air-conditioned en suite rooms offering singles or doubles, inter-connecting rooms have bar fridge, coffee and tea making facilities and colour television. All rooms are non-smoking.
Minibus offers a door-to-door, and multiple pick-up and drop-off, Public Passenger Service throughout Greater Sydney, specifically for small groups of people by means of a minibus authorised to comfortably seat 24 passengers. Their professional efficient service means you can relax and enjoy.
Minibus is available seven days per week, from 6am to midnight, including public holidays.
Typical events or daytrips undertaken include: private charter; airport and cruise ship; corporate and social events; clubs and sporting events; races; Olympic Park and SCG; night clubs and pubs, concerts; weddings, hen's and buck's parties; school charter; tours and outings.
Minibus use Mitsubishi Rosa buses with an authorised seating capacity for 24 passengers.
For more information, including terms and conditions, please visit the Minibus website....
Segway Dude is a family operated business that's bringing the fun to tourists, corporate and school events, private parties, and celebrations. They fell in love with the unique aspects of the Segways and wanted to share their experience gliding on them with others.
Segway is an electric self-balancing scooter with two wheels, which are parallel to each other, a platform to stand on and a handlebar which gives the driver stability and steering. If you push the handlebar forwards the Segway starts to move forward. If you put it back into starting position the Segway stops. It is easy for the driver to keep in balance even off-road.
Segway Dude's Segways are environmental friendly and almost noiseless, so you can enjoy the aromas and sounds of nature.
They have the latest models of Segways two off-road versions....
Coast Warriors is a young Australian tour company, focusing on travelling at an enjoyable and slower pace. They aim to show travellers the best spots and the hidden gems of Australia in a unique, personal, friendly and fulfilling way.
Coast Warriors offers a variety of day tours, overnight camping trips, host social events, and even 22 day east coast road trips. Because they are tailored towards the backpacker market, they have an age cap of 18 to 35 years.
Whether you want to just escape the grind and chaos of the city for a few days, or you're seeking adventure, contact Coast Warriors to explore the golden beaches, bush tracks, and outback, and to experience whatever Australia throws your way....
Glenmore Park Monthly Markets are community variety markets, showcasing craft, food, plant and clothing items. Many of which are handmade and most of which are local. There are indoor and outdoor stalls and a lovely community feel about this market which houses around 65 stalls every month.
Held on the last Saturday of every month from 3pm to 7pm (no markets are held on Anzac Day, or in January or February).
Penrith Regional Gallery and The Lewers Bequest is set on the western bank of the Nepean River at the foot of the Blue Mountains. Between 1950 and 1978 the gallery site was the family home of artists Margo and Gerald Lewers.
Awarded Museum of the Year in 1982, the gallery has grown to become a key part of the cultural landscape of Penrith and Western Sydney.
Western Sydney is the fastest growing region of Australia, with a young population from many different cultural backgrounds. The Gallery presents a dynamic mix of exhibitions and other programs, offering the community a significant centre for art and culture. Programs are designed to reflect the cultural aspirations and lifestyles of people in our region. The gallery frequently works in partnership with other organisations, companies and government agencies across Western Sydney, on both exhibitions and special projects....
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The event will again take place at the Olympic rowing course at the Sydney International Regatta Centre, Penrith. A big favourite of the competitors is the cycle leg which is a one lap course traffic free course through a rural area of Penrith with the Blue Mountains as the back drop..
There is Saturday "Enticer" races for juniors and adults to try the sport and to complete a short distance triathlon. These races are popular with all competitors receiving a race shirt and finisher's medallion for completing their race.
The Nepean course is arguably the best triathlon course in Australia with the swim leg utilising the Olympic rowing course, the 30km bike leg on closed roads and the 10km run leg features a two lap course around the Olympic rowing lake and is spectator friendly....
The newly renovated Cables Lodge Accommodation is located just minutes from various attractions including; IFY Skydiving, the International Regatta Centre, White Water Rafting and the tranquillity of the Blue Mountains and Nepean River. The accommodation offers dormitory style rooms perfect for travellers, families, and large groups. Cables also specialise in school and sporting groups.
Cables Lodge Accommodation is also conveniently located just a short stroll to a variety of restaurants located in Panthers World of Entertainment Leagues Club....
Held at Penrith's Sydney 2000 Olympic rowing venue, Australia's largest rowing event features a week-long regatta with the world's best rowers competing in over 100 events. This will include the Australian Open Rowing Championships, Australian Open Schools Rowing Championships and the King's and Queen's Cups Interstate Regatta.
For more information please visit the Rowing Down Under website....
Phil will take you all over the beautiful Blue Mountains on the back of a 2013 Limited Edition Heritage Softail Classic Harley-Davidson. There are less than 50 of these bikes in Australia and you can come and enjoy the ride with him. This bike sounds fantastic, looks great and will give you an experience that you will never forget! Get on the back of Phil's very special Harley and you will see, feel and smell the beautiful Blue Mountains like never before. Don't miss out!
Commissioned to build a road across the Blue Mountains, magistrate William Cox, with 30 convicts, started on 18 July 1814 at Emu Ford, completing the road to Bathurst on 14 January 1815 - a staggering 101.5 miles through rugged mountainous country in just six months.
Today you can trace the path of the original Coxs Road which varies little from the current alignment of the Great Western Highway. Explore the interpretive trail at key sites where you can discover stories of the road construction through notes from Cox's journal, learn of Aboriginal heritage and find paintings and drawings on this remarkable journey.
A Blue Mountains City Council, Blue Mountains Branch of National Trust Bicentenary project.
Key sites are located at: Glenbrook Park, Glenbrook; Manners Park, Springwood; Bulls Camp Reserve, Woodford; Coronation Park, Wentworth Falls; Blackheath Cemetery entry; Blackheath, Mount York.
For more details visit Glenbrook or Echo Point Visitor Centres....
Western Sydney Community Markets provides an affordable day out for families and their children.
Their aim is to provide a vibrant market place, with jumping castles, pony rides, face painting, archery and go karts. Together with a fantastic team of stall holders, you will find great value clothing, homewares, accessories, health and beauty, plants and seedlings, toys, pets, local businesses and much more.
Why not pop in for lunch with delicious home baked goods and international cuisine.
Your children will have a great day out and love Western Sydney Community Markets! ...
Follow in the footsteps of Penrith's pioneering settlers. The Penrith Heritage Drive takes you through the historic Penrith region and follows the footsteps of the pioneering settlers.
The Drive takes you to more than 25 places in the greater Penrith region including the old power station, and churches and cemeteries. By following the Penrith Heritage Drive you will get to see a mix of urban and rural areas.
You can follow the drive from beginning to end, or mark up your own custom route on the map. Pick up a map from Penrith City Library and let your car do the rest!
The 2016 Australian Ice Hockey League All-Star Weekend will take place at Penrith Ice Palace and showcases the talent and personalities of the best ice hockey players in the Southern Hemisphere in a series of skills competitions and an All-Star ice hockey game.
Each of the 34 All-Stars will compete in at least one of the six rounds of skill-based contests: Breakaway Challenge, Fastest Skater, Elimination Shoot-out, Hardest Shot, Shooting Accuracy, and Puck Control.
A 90-minute broadcast of the event will air on Fox Sports on 16 June, comprised of highlights from the skills competitions and All-Star Game.
The premise for the game at Escaperoom51 involves a small group of two to six people solving a series of logical puzzles to escape from a room in one hour.
An original and alternate group activity, perfect for those who like to challenge themselves, Escaperoom51 is ideal for adults, late teens and family groups looking for a fun afternoon activity....
Glenbrook Village Gifts and Homewares is the place to find that special gift or something beautiful for your home
They have a large range of stylish products, an eclectic mix of homewares and interior decor. Their passion for things that are unique means they are always searching for new and exciting products to add to their extensive range. Their treasures come from all points of the globe.
The range of homewares includes an extensive collection of Wall Art canvas and metal, unusual pieces of furniture, chairs, cushions and throws, a large range of Amalfi products, beautiful glassware, lamps, a range of fashion jewellery including Cool Coconut and AnnaNova, scarfs, handbags and wallets, Abode Aroma aromatic diffusers, SAKitToMe Envirotrend shopping bags.
Australian made items include Illuminate soy candles from Sydney, Woolly "Aussie" Foot Warmers with 100 per cent Australian wool, and Evodia Australian made and owned hand creams, soap and cosmetics....
The Penrith Museum of Printing is keeping the history of letterpress printing machinery and equipment alive.
Take a trip back with a visit to the Museum and check out one of the 23 working machines on display that date back over more than 100 years.
The Museum offers tours and workshops. It's open every Saturday for general viewing and demonstration. Not open on public holiday weekends. Group tours and courses available by appointment.
The Museum of Printing is located in the Penrith Showgrounds, close to other attractions, Penrith Panthers, shopping and restaurants.
Since 1969, The Glenbrook Native Plant Reserve and Nursery has been maintained by volunteers from the Australian Plants Society, Blue Mountains Group. Over 2,000 hours of volunteer work per annum preserves a valuable remnant of Lower Blue Mountains flora.
A wide range of native plants is for sale in the Nursery. Children enjoy exploring the many tracks inside the Reserve too, bring a picnic lunch.
A Townhouse on Stafford is a luxury, air-conditioned, fully self-contained, three bedroom townhouse with two bathrooms and a large fully-enclosed garden on Stafford Street. This house offers modern facilities, comfortable furnishings and a central location.
Located in an excellent area close to the Nepean Hospital, University of Western Sydney, Eastern Creek and the Penrith central business district, it is only minutes from the Regatta Centre and Penrith Whitewater Stadium.
An outside living area with a fully enclosed lawn and garden provides the extra space to move around and the secure fence makes it totally safe for the children or pets.
The Townhouse is serviced every second day, with full linen supplied. Ducted air-conditioning to each room.
The tariff also includes use of Foxtel and internet access is available....
Bakehouse on Wentworth is an organic sourdough bakery and cafe.
The dream became reality in 2002, when a passionate baker, dedicated to his craft opened for business in Blackheath. Shelves stocked with a display of hand moulded sourdough loaves and the scent of freshly baked bread filling the streets, enticed the senses of passers by.
Sweet, tempting cakes, irresistible treats and mouth watering gourmet pies were created to complete the bakeries range. The journey has continued and the dream has expanded to four retail outlets....
See the Nepean River come to life with an exciting program of river, environment, art and lifestyle activities at this inaugural river festival.
This two day event is a celebration of food, music, art and sustainable and healthy living, and it's your opportunity to experience and enjoy the Nepean River like never before.
At Friday's event, watch the riverbanks come to life with pop-up restaurants, illuminated and interactive art, and musical and Aboriginal performances. Relax in the warm and inviting spaces created along the river, and enjoy being serenaded under the stars.
On Saturday, let the Nepean River inspire you to get moving and live a healthier life with outdoor fitness classes, river activities, cooking demonstrations, wildlife tours and artisan markets.
Kids will be kept engaged and entertained across both days with a variety of activities to suit all ages and interests, including a pedal powered disco, kids creative art corner and special guest presenters from ABC2!
Learn more, register for an activity and view the event program on the web site....
Take flight in the world's newest activity and fly through the air on a JETPACK!
Try the most exciting new experience in Australia! The jet pack unit blasts hundreds of litres of water through specially designed thrust nozzles to enable you to fly as high as 15 metres above the water. And then try the fly board craze that is sweeping the nation. With a water-jet powered board attached to your feet you can soar above the water and dive under it like a dolphin.
This 45 minute session will teach you the basics while your instructor talks you through each move via a radioed helmet. Or the latest, Bike. Crusty Demon inspired devices where you just ride the hose like a bicycle....
Aitkens Australia in the Round is a unique and exciting gallery, display and museum all in one with a spectacular painted panorama of famous Australian destinations.
The harbour-dominated beauty of Australia's Emerald City, Sydney along with the rugged mystery of the Blue Mountains; the toughness and brilliant colours of Australia's outback; and the natural beauty of beaches scattered along endless stretches of coastline. Add the fertile riches of Australia's rural heartland and the character and excitement of Queensland's fabulous Gold Coast and you have a fascinating collage of life in modern Australia - all captured within the 213 square metres of wall space, along with hundreds of flora and fauna samples from all around Australia....
Over the past five years Penrith City Council has created almost eight kilometres of walking track along the Nepean River. Known as the "Great River Walk", it features spectacular views of the beautiful river set against the backdrop of the Blue Mountains.
The walk features resting points and lookouts where you can see bird and other wildlife in a natural setting. There are even places to enjoy a coffee and something to eat.
Most of the track is part of a six kilometre loop that follows the riverbank on both the Penrith and Emu Plains sides of the river. The walk is accessible from both Penrith and Emu Plains Railway Stations.
There is a grand vision to develop The "Great River Walk" to link the river's headwaters at Lake Bathurst near Goulburn with the mouth of the river at Broken Bay, a distance of 570 kilometres....
Active Holidays BIG4 Nepean River is well located at Emu Plains, midway between the Blue Mountains and the City of Sydney. It is an excellent location to base yourself with the M4 motorway from Emu Plains giving you direct access to Penrith, Parramatta and Sydney by car. The train to Central Station in Sydney is only 55 minutes.
Active Holidays BIG4 Nepean River has a variety of accommodation styles suiting couples, families and groups including self catering cabins, motel style rooms and group cottages. There is also a variety of level grassed powered and unpowered sites. Drive through sites are available for quick overnight stopovers.
The Penrith Caravan, Camping and Holiday Expo will be held in September at Penrith Panthers. Pick up some great pre-summer sales bargains at the Penrith Expo and see many of the latest caravans, motorhomes, camper trailers, slide-ons, fifth wheelers, camping equipment, tents, holiday park displays, tourism displays, caravan, 4WD and touring accessories, and much more.
Get directions straight to the show or look up some near by accommodation to make the most of your visit to the Penrith Valley.
You deserve a holiday, right? You're sure to find something for your budget at the Penrith Caravan, Camping and Holiday Expo this September - so don't miss out!...
The name Lapstone Hill was coined in 1832 and was the name given to the slope of the eastern escarpment of the Blue Mountains that resembled the stones cobblers held between their knees to beat leather against.
Venture off the Great Western Highway and take the Lapstone Zig Zag Walk to learn about the area's history. Walk where the train tracks once stood, through sandstone cuttings and past the old Lucasville platform, to the famous Knapsack Viaduct. The Bluff Lookout is located between Glenbrook and Lapstone stations and provides great views over the Glenbrook Gorge....
The state of the art Events Centre at Panthers together with their other on site venues, are located on 80 hectares in the picturesque Penrith Valley.
Only 50 minutes from the heart of Sydney central business district, 25 minutes from the Hills District and 55 minutes from the top of the Blue Mountains, Penrith Panthers is easily accessed by road or rail.
Penrith Panthers has a range of dining and entertainment options....
Wake up to the sound of wild birds at Winnamatta Guest House.
Several rooms available to suit singles, couples or a small family group, in a large family run Guest House located in the rural area of Orchard Hills.
10 minutes drive to Penrith city, 45 minutes to Sydney and 55 to Katoomba in the Blue Mountains.
Host is a tour guide so let Kristina assist you with your travel plans.
Winnamatta Guest House is part of The Vines Holiday Cottages business. Located on the same property with separate street entry off Samuel Marsden road.
Large groups using The Vines Holiday Cottages self contained cottages often make use of the guest house rooms for singles, coaches, management, who do not wish to be accommodated with the teams in the cottages....
Sake is Japan's traditional alcoholic beverage made from rice. It has played an honoured role in Japanese tradition for at least 16 centuries.
The Sun Masamune Sake Brewery is based in Penrith and visitors can learn about this ancient tradition and view the production from a special observation room, then taste and purchase sake.
Sake is one of the few beverages that displays all five basic flavour groups that human beings can detect. These flavours are sweetness, sourness, pungency, bitterness and astringency.
After eight years of planning, product development and investment negotiation, Sun Masamune Sake Brewery opened its Penrith brewery, in April 1996. The brewery produces sake for the Australian market and for export to South-East Asia and to the United States. About 90 per cent of the sake produced at Penrith is shipped to Japan. The remainder is bottled in Australia for local consumption and for the export markets....
At the Blue Cattle Dog Motel you can choose from the largest spa suite with its luxurious marble and leather decor, the stylish fully serviced executive suites, or any of the other seventeen beautifully appointed rooms.
The motel is situated a stones throw away from the Eastern Creek Raceway and the Sydney International Regatta Centre.
The bistro offers a relaxed and informal atmosphere for the whole family with modern Australian cuisine, wood fired pizzas and great steaks....
Glenbrook Visitor Information Centre is an accredited information centre with fully trained staff, who will assist you with planning your activities during your stay in the Blue Mountains Region. Everything from local attractions, events, and adventure activities to dining options and accommodation - why not take advantage of the free booking service provided during your visit to the centre.
If you are contemplating a bushwalk you can also get expert advice and maps from the centre.
Services available include: a free booking service for accommodation, wireless internet access available, bushwalking guides, maps and books, an extensive retail outlet featuring exclusive Blue Mountains souvenirs, postcards and gifts and a coffee vending machine....
St Marys Park View Motel is 50 minutes west of Sydney City and 40 minutes east from the heart of the Blue Mountains. They offer a family, traveller or business person all they may need for a perfect escape.
St Marys Park View Motel is in close proximity to many international sporting facilities, business parks and entertainment venues. Whether it is for business, pleasure or a weekend away, they strive to achieve the highest standards of hospitality.
There are 28 spacious rooms, including spa rooms with king size beds, deluxe rooms with queen size bed and settee, twin rooms with king size single beds and interconnecting rooms. All balconies overlook the resort style swimming pool and barbecue area. The motel has a disabled room. All rooms are non-smoking....
Discover the majestic Nepean River from a kayak or stand up paddle board.
Horizon Line provide canoe, kayak and stand up paddle board hire in the Penrith area.
Guided river tours are available with prior arrangements. Kayaks are available for hire for the full day, half day or by the hour. ...
Value Suites Penrith is the perfect place to stay when you need weekly or short term accommodation.
They're a hybrid, that makes them better than a hotel, an apartment, or any other short or long-term housing accommodation. They have all the conveniences of a hotel and all the essentials of an apartment. The property has a live in manager with security access to rooms and parking.
Feel safe and secure in a friendly welcoming environment located close to all the conveniences, tourist and sporting attractions in the Penrith Region, including University of Western Sydney and Nepean Hospital, as well as the Regatta, iFLY, Panthers World of Entertainment, and they are less than one hour's drive to the picturesque Blue Mountains region.
All apartments are fully furnished and self-contained with the luxury of a weekly service....
From homemade chocolates to scented candles and mouth-watering gozleme, the Jordan Springs Lakeside Markets are back.
Opening on Sunday 21 August at 9am, the markets offer residents and locals the opportunity to devour tasty treats, wander around the lakeside and enjoy a variety of local produce. Drawing crowds from all over, the Jordan Springs Lakeside Markets has a wide range of stalls including Keep it Short & Sweet, Magical Candles, Seed to Seal and Heavenly Inspired Designs.
Surrounded by the Wianamatta Regional Park, the markets provide a picturesque backdrop for residents and locals to wander the smorgasbord of options on offer.
For more information please visit our website....
Located at the foot of the Blue Mountains and two kilometres from Penrith, Ingenia Holidays Nepean River offers accommodation to suit families, couples and sporting enthusiasts.
This great holiday spot backs onto the picturesque Nepean River, with a range of accommodation to suit two to 12 guests.
The Nepean Rowing Club is just a short stroll from the park, perfect to enjoy the river and have a bite to eat or for something a little more daring – why not take the family to Cables Wake Park Penrith for an exhilarating day of wake boarding, fun for all ages and abilities....
The Penrith Valley Inn offers quality accommodation at an affordable price. With rooms to suit couples families and groups, all 39 rooms are tastefully furnished to make your stay as relaxing and comfortable as possible.
Incorporating a choice of meeting rooms , the Penrith Valley Inn is close to the city of Penrith and the perfect location for your next conference, function or seminar....