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Sydney International Regatta Centre

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The Sydney International Regatta Centre offers superior facilities and a large-scale festival venue about an hour’s drive from Sydney. Set on 178 hectares of picturesque parklands and bush with views of the lower Blue Mountains, it has one of the best rowing and sprint kayak courses in the world.

What is the temperature?

  • The water temperature at 1.2m is approximately 26°C
  • View Penrith weatherzone

Opening hours

  • The Centre opens at 6:00am and closes at 8.00pm
  • Entry is via Gate A, Old Castlereagh Rd, Penrith (map)
  • View Centre map

Today (5 February 2016)

Walking and cycling paths: 
Open
BBQs: 
Open
Competition lake: 
Closed from 4pm
Warm-up Lake: 
Closed from 4pm
Lakeside Restaurant: 
6pm - Late
Parking fee: 
No

What to do at the Regatta Centre

Competition Lake and Finishing Tower at the Sydney International Regatta Centre

Enjoy a fun-filled day of cycling, fishing, swimming, sailing or kayaking.

BBQ facilities at the Sydney International Regatta Centre

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

Aerial of Defqon Music Festival at the Sydney International Regatta Centre

With over 400 sporting, corporate and community events staged annually, let us help you put on an outstanding event.

Athletes rowing at the Sydney International Regatta Centre

Our world-class waterway offers the perfect training ground for rowing, canoeing and sprint kayaking.

Western Sydney Open Water Swim

Sydney International Rowing Regatta

Getting to Sydney International Regatta Centre

LOCATION

  • Entry to the Centre is via Gate A, Old Castlereagh Rd, Penrith NSW
  • The Venue Management office is located above Boat Shed 3

Parking

Free parking is available on site. 

Public transport

Penrith station is approximately 6km from the Sydney International Regatta Centre. Access to and from the station is via a taxi. Check transportnsw.info for full timetable information.

For some major events, a shuttle bus will operate between the station and the venue.   

Helicopter landing pad

The Sydney International Regatta Centre is equipped to land a helicopter. Compliance through the centre and appropriate aviation authorities is required.

Management plans

View pesticide Notification Plan

CONTACT US

  • Office: (02) 4730 0000 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm)
  • Visitor Service Staff: 0409 535 760 (weekends only)
  • Security Staff: 0420 985 603 (after hours and public holidays)
  • Fax: (02) 4730 6789
  • Postal address: PO Box 507, CRANEBROOK NSW 2749

LAKESIDE RESTAURANT 

Lakeside Restaurant is generally open Thursday to Saturday for dinner, PLUS Saturday and Sunday for lunch. See day-to-day opening times below. 

OPENING HOURS

Public facilities are open sunrise to sunset  (subject to scheduled events and activities). Gate A opens at 6:00am and closes at 8.00pm. Fees apply for water-based activities

Date Walking and cycling paths Competition lake Warm-up Lake Lakeside Restaurant BBQs Parking fee
5 Feb Open Closed from 4pm Closed from 4pm 6pm - Late Open No
6 Feb Closed Closed Closed 9am - 3pm then 6pm - Late Closed Yes
7 Feb Closed Closed Closed 9am - 3pm Closed Yes
8 Feb Closed from 5pm Closed from 5pm Closed from 5pm Closed Closed from 5pm No
9 Feb Open Closed Closed Closed Open No
10 Feb Open Closed Closed Closed Open No
11 Feb Open Closed Closed 6pm - Late Open No