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Castlereagh

Castlereagh, New South Wales, Australia is located east of the Nepean River north of Penrith. This suburb is one of the most historic sites in Australia's history, being one of Governor Lachlan Macquarie's five towns founded in 1810. After two hundred years, the rich river flats continue to provide for a thriving agricultural industry along the Nepean River. Many of this district's pioneering families originated from Castlereagh. The suburb's historical importance is reflected in its many surviving farmhouses, outbuildings, churches and cemeteries. Castlereagh Road is an important transport link connecting the Hawkesbury and Penrith regions. The impact of the massive Penrith Lakes Scheme has, and will in the future, change the face of Castlereagh and its neighbouring suburbs. For visitor Information contact the Penrith Valley Visitor Information Centre

Castlereagh: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Trees Adventure Grose River Park


The Trees Adventure Grose River Park is one of the ultimate Treetop experiences in New South Wales.

It features exciting and challenging courses that become increasingly difficult as you climb higher into the canopy, which means that you can find the right level to suit you between two metres to more than 20 metres for the thrill seekers. You will be swinging, leaping, climbing and flying through the forest, during two hours.

This will suit all the family from four year olds to 75 years and over, with 10 courses, 110 challenges and 19 flying foxes - the longest more than 100 metres.

Going from one tree to the next you will hear the sound of the Bell Birds, watch the Sea Eagle family soar overhead while the Kookaburras laugh whilst you have fun in the trees.




200 Springwood Road
Yarramundi, NSW, 2753

Located 6.2K from Castlereagh

Penrith Whitewater Stadium


Penrith Whitewater is located only an hour from Sydney at the foot of the world famous Blue Mountains. Purpose built for the canoe/kayak events during the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games; it's the only man-made whitewater river of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere.

The channel has been designed to recreate the characteristics of a wild river and provides the watercourse for whitewater rafting and kayaking.

Guided and self-guided trips are offered. Both are 90-minutes in duration.

Guided rafting is an action packed introduction to whitewater rafting. Adventure level is moderate to high. They recommend that you be physically fit, a strong swimmer and be very confident in the water.

Participants must be at least 12 years and have a sense of adventure! The necessary equipment is provided and all fun takes place under the friendly guidance of their trained river guides.




McCarthy's Lane
Cranebrook, NSW, 2749

Located 6.5K from Castlereagh

Muru Mittigar Aboriginal Cultural and Education Centre


Muru Mittigar Aboriginal Cultural Centre tells the story of the Darug people, the traditional owners of the area. Muru Mittigar has an Aboriginal Cultural Museum showing Aboriginal history; Retail Art Centre featuring fine arts and crafts by Aboriginal artists; Nature walks with native plants traditionally used by Aboriginal people for medicinal, food or material resources.

Visitors learn about local tribal areas, the diversity of Aboriginal culture and the local Darug tribe. The cultural centre offers the opportunity to view Aboriginal art and many traditional artefacts, including observing in-house artists painting, making didgeridoos and weapons.

For groups of 20 or more, dance performances, painting workshops and bush-tucker meal tastings with traditional foods are available but must be pre-booked.




89-151 Old Castlereagh Road
Castlereagh, NSW, 2749

Located 6.5K from Castlereagh

Sydney International Regatta Centre


Set on 196 hectares of native and landscaped parkland, Sydney International Regatta Centre is one of the best rowing and sprint kayak courses in the world. The Centre won international acclaim while hosting 825 athletes from 56 countries during the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games.

It has now been re-invented to become a popular water adventure park, sporting, corporate and social venue and receives an average of 50,000 visitors a month. Bike, canoe and kayak hire is available on site. Community fishing days are held most Tuesdays. The landscaped grounds, walking tracks and barbecues are open to the public daily from sunrise to sunset, subject to the requirements of scheduled events. Costs may apply for entry during some events. Guided tours of the venue are available daily, bookings essential.

The Centre is the first stage of the Penrith Lakes Scheme.





Old Castlereagh Road
Penrith, NSW, 2750

Located 6.6K from Castlereagh

Castlereagh: Events

Diamond Women's Active Triathlon Festival


Elite Energy is again hosting another Diamond Women's Active Triathlon Festival. This collaboration sees a holistic approach to encouraging female participation in the sport and providing more opportunities for our entry level participants.

Join in with the fun of triathlon where the atmosphere will be a celebration of taking on a personal challenge, focusing on participation not competition.

Held at the Sydney International Regatta Centre at Penrith, this promises to be an inclusive, safe and exciting festival that is totally focused on athlete enjoyment and satisfaction.

From the Triathlon Mini through to the Sprint event you will feel the exhilaration, excitement and sense of accomplishment that comes with completing a triathlon.

It's not just for individuals either, as you can also get a group of friends together and put in a team of two or three to take part in what will be a festival of friendship, challenge and achievement.


Event Dates
2016
      2nd Oct
2017
      13th May


Old Castlereagh Road
Castlereagh, NSW, 2749

Located 5.9K from Castlereagh

DonateLife Family Fun Run


Get involved in the action by participating in the DonateLife Family Fun Run. The run is a fantastic opportunity for everyone to show their support and appreciation for organ and tissue transplantation.

More than the celebration of the ultimate gift - the gift of life - the fun run marks the Opening Ceremony of the Australian Transplant Games.

Everyone's welcome to participate in the five kilometre fun run (or walk). Adults and kids are all invited to enjoy the activities, stay for the Opening Ceremony and discover their stalls.

It's really easy to participate; you just need to register the day of the event (from 7.45am) and get ready to run at 10am. Following the Fun Run, there will be a presentation to the winners from each category.

For further information please visit their website.


Event Dates
2016
      25th Sep


Old Castlereagh Road,
Gate A
Castlereagh, NSW, 2749

Located 5.9K from Castlereagh

Australian Transplant Games


The Australian Transplant Games are more than a sporting and competitive event. They are the celebration of the "Gift of Life" demonstrating that organ and tissue donation saves lives.

They are Australia's most inspirational sporting event gathering all those touched by transplantation through a fantastic week of sport and social activities. For the athletes, the Games are a chance to say "Thanks" for their renewed health and showcase the importance of organ and tissue donation to the Australian public.

Spectators are most welcome to watch and support the athletes during the entire event.

Come along to the 15th Australian Transplant Games in Western Sydney.


Event Dates
2016
      24th Sep
      25th Sep
      26th Sep
      27th Sep
      28th Sep
      29th Sep
      30th Sep
      1st Oct


Old Castlereagh Road,
Unit 304
Castlereagh, NSW, 2749

Located 5.9K from Castlereagh

Sydneys Working Truck Show Penrith and Family Fun Day


Each year for over 28 years, 200 of Australia's finest trucks gather at the Museum of Fire for Australia's premier Working Truck Show, with all funds directed towards saving families from the dangers of fire while preserving the heritage of the community's bravest.

Adam Brand and The Outlaws, and The Girls of Country with Amber Lawrence, will be performing and much more.

Up to three children are admitted free with a paying adult ($35.00 per adult) and will enjoy 20 of the best 'thrill' rides and other amusements absolutely free. Add to this, food and drink stalls, free face painting and giveaways, and you have the ultimate Family Fun Day package while supporting a worthwhile charitable event.




1 Castlereagh Road
Penrith, NSW, 2750

Located 6.6K from Castlereagh

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