Places to go to 'beat the heat'

Places to go to 'beat the heat'

Penrith is your one-stop-shop for exciting places to go and things to do as the temperature rises this summer.

There are plenty of free or low cost options like visiting a library, one of Council’s splashpads, a shopping centre or one of our pools and leisure centres.

Penrith has a host of water activities, which are perfect for summer. Experience the thrills and spills of whitewater rafting and kayaking at Penrith Whitewater Stadium, fly through the air and water with Jetpack Adventures or take the family down to Cables Aqua Park for some fun, excitement and exercise. For some fun in the pool, head down toRipples Leisure Centre.

Penrith Ice Palace is the perfect place to escape the heat and keep icy cold or have the fans on supercharge at iFly Indoor Skydiving. You can enjoy the air conditioning while watching a film at Hoyts Cinemas, watch a world-class performance at The Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre, explore the drama and danger of fire and firefighting at the largest Museum of Fire in Australia or enjoy tenpin bowling, arcade games, laser skirmish and food and drinks atZone Bowling & Laser Skirmish.

Head over to Penrith Westfield for some retail therapy or visit Australia's first and only sake brewery, Sun Masamune Sake Brewery.

To catch up with friends and family, Penrith Panthers World Of Entertainment offers great food, relaxation and entertainment and Twin Creeks Golf and Country Club is perfect for either a relaxing or competitive game of golf.

Penrith also has a host of amazing places to enjoy a meal.

Check out the Visit Penrith website for more ideas on how to spend your summer days and nights.

School's out for summer holidays

See the Visit Penrith activity list for ways to keep cool with the kids these summer holidays.