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Penrith is a highly attractive natural setting situated adjacent to the picturesque Hawkesbury Valley at the foot of the Blue Mountains on the beautiful Nepean River.

The Nepean Hawkesbury River system is about 300km long flowing through the stunning Nepean Gorge, across Sydney though nine national parks, before meeting the sea in the Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park

Enjoying it’s neighbouring proximity to the Blue Mountains and being a thriving hub of Western Sydney, the Penrith Valley is alive with tourism opportunities with excitement for the whole family.

Penrith City boasts an active harmony of urban and rural lifestyle, and is a typical Australian community featuring international-standard shopping, culture, entertainment, sport, manufacturing, employment opportunities and recreational activities.

Penrith is rich in history, with the International standard Fire and Print museums, Aboriginal Culture and Education Centre and Arms of Australia Inn Museum

Penrith Valley is the location of the world renowned Sydney International Regatta Centre - with picnic and barbeque facilities, rowing, canoeing, dragon boats, club fishing, and sailing. The nearby Whitewater Stadium offers white water rapids - 21st century rafting at its best.

The Penrith Valley was first explored by the newly arrived European settlers one year after the start of the British Colony of New South Wales, in 1789. A rich heritage remains from historically significant early rural settlements along the river and its tributaries.

Nepean Belle Paddlewheeler
Historic Churches
Nepean River