Your guide to Easter in Penrith
- Written by Adam Gatt Penrith City Council (02) 4732 7777 (02) 4732 7958 firstname.lastname@example.org https://www.penrithcity.nsw.gov.au 601 High St Penrith NSW 2750 Australia
Make the most of your Easter long weekend with lots of great ideas that don't involve chocolate.
The Easter long weekend is a great time to bring your family or friends to experience some of Penrith’s world-class attractions and dine at some of the city’s amazing cafes and restaurants. It’s not often you get four days off in a row, so you need to make the most of it. To help you on your way, we’ve come up with some ideas for families, couples and friends to stay and play together in Penrith.
IFLY Indoor Skydiving is a state-of-the-art vertical wind tunnel that provides a fun and safe way to experience true human body flight! No experience is necessary, so whether you’re 3 or 103, it offers the most exhilarating, involving and rewarding experience imaginable.There’s also TruNinja, bringing fun, fitness and adventure together in one revolutionary adventure park! With Mini ninja sessions for ages four and under, open sessions ninja sessions for five+ and ninja fit sessions for 16+ there’s a ninja adventure for everyone! *Bookings essential
There’s plenty of family-friendly dining options in Penrith, but we recommend the newly refurbished Peachy Bistro, located within the Peachtree Hotel Penrith. There’s also Lonestar Rib House at the Nepean River for a great kid-friendly menu in an unbeatable location. Check out the eateries with kids entertainment for more options.
Ingenia Holiday Park backs onto the picturesque Nepean River and offers a range of accommodation to suit all family sizes and budgets. There's also the Quality Inn Penrith or Holiday Inn both conveniently located near facilities if you want to be closer to the action.
Get outdoors and explore nature this long weekend!Take a stroll along the Great River Walk or enjoy spectacular views at The Rock Lookout. You can also discover the majestic Nepean River, on the river itself! Horizon Line provide kayak, canoe or stand up paddleboard hire.
We highly recommend stopping by Masala Kitchen at the Nepean River for modern Indian cuisine with an amazing view; or head to Settlers Mulgoa for a delicious brunch or for something romantic, try Penrith’s new wine bar AG - the perfect way to end your day.
Mercure Penrith is situated next to Penrith Panthers and within a short walking distance from attractions, restaurants, public transport and shopping. There’s also the Quest Penrith, which is central to the Penrith CBD and within close proximity to the Penrith train station. If you prefer self-contained accommodation, try the Astina Parkside Apartments in Penrith.
Gather your crew for an exhilarating experience at Luddenham Raceway! This outdoor go-karting centre provides high-speed fun for families and friends all year round! The fun doesn't stop at racing either, Luddenham Raceway Paintball is on-site too! Check out other adventures you can have in Penrith.
Groups of friends are spoilt for choice when it comes to dining options in Penrith. Head to Emu Hall for some seriously good food and an impressive range of cocktails and wine. There’s also High St Social for wood fire pizza, world class burgers as well as craft beers and boutique wines or Riverside Bar and Dining for tapas and a view!
Please ensure you check Easter operating hours directly with each location as these are subject to change and may not be open every day during the Easter period.
Looking for more? Check out all the Easter events and activities happening in Penrith!
Visit Penrith strongly encourages you to read the guidelines around social distancing in public places before planning your visit. Some destinations may impose restrictions around how they operate, for details please contact the provider. For the latest information about restrictions and health advice specific to NSW, please refer to https://www.nsw.gov.au/covid-19