Hawkesbury River
Hawkesbury River
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I9630UMsimoneb
Wahgunyah, Australia15 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2019
On the road for our nieces wedding in Bryon Bay and we decided to stop for a couple of nights as we had been very busy. Found this lovely AIRBNB in Mooney Mooney right on the Hawkesbury River. The town was little with a nice club, the pelicans were a delight to watch and the River was beautiful. Close proximity to Gosford and surrounding towns, Nice drive down to the coast,
Written 14 November 2019
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Eli B
Sydney, Australia3,697 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
July 2019 • Couples
Is a boating, camping, picnicking and walking paradise.river communities dot the length of the river, the largest being Brooklyn can be reached by car or train. Seafood especially oysters that are grown locally tempt the tastebuds. We walked up to the top of mcKell park to oversee some of the best views along the Hawkesbury river. Nearby at Parsley bay, anglers and boaters are well catered for. Easy to hire a tinny to a houseboat. A trip here is not complete without a ride on Australia’s only riverboat postman delivering mail and parcels to boat-only-access addresses along the river.
Written 14 July 2019
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jac t
Sydney, Australia25 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
June 2019
Such a beautiful place. Good for family bbq and just relaxing away from the hustle bustle of the busy live. Importantly it's just so close to train station if you don't have car. You can taste the sea breeze or you go walk up the stairs and have a different environment with trees and all the greens surrounding you. For lunch, you can have lovely fish and chips at nearby cafes. Or you can pack your lunch and bring your own bbq where you can have a lovely time. Good for family.
Written 9 July 2019
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Jan M
Sydney, Australia853 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
June 2019 • Family
Sail, swim, fish, dine, take the Riverboat Postman and enjoy a wonderful historical commentary or just laze in the sun.
Hire a houseboat, a fishing boat, a jet ski, or just walk it's all there.
Access via boat ramps at Mooney Mooney and Brooklyn to launch your pleasure craft.
Arrive by train at Hawkesbury River Station, but be aware there is no lift at this station.
Written 13 June 2019
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Mike H
43 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2019 • Couples
We found this cruise on the internet and decided to give it a go. We were very impressed.
The cruise is 3 hours in duration and included morning tea/coffee with a home cooked Anzac buiscuit. The boat delivers mail to remote settlements along the river and the commentary is excellent, if not a little embellished.
Lunch is a ploughman salad and again well presented and containing variety.
All in all - excellent value and highly recommended.....😇
Written 28 February 2019
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Andre B
Sydney, Australia95 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2018 • Friends
The Hawkesbury River is an awesome River in the Sydney area about 120 km (75 mi) long with a catchment area of around 21,000 km. One of the best ways to enjoy this beautiful part of the world is on a houseboat.
We have done it several times over the past two years with different people and each time its a winner. I suggest a 2 night 3 day package, and I strongly recommend getting the biggest boat your budget can afford.
There are 2-3 great companies to choose from either at Wisemans Ferry, or from Woy Woy.
It is perfect for families, friends, teens, basically anyone.
Written 20 December 2018
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y_s_raju
Mumbai, India1,006 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2018 • Couples
Day 8 of our Australia trip began to explore suburb of the Central Coast region. Mooney Mooney located hardly 50 kms away from Sydney town at the end of a peninsula.Nestled on the shores of the Hawkesbury River, with views across to Brooklyn, you'll find the tranquil setting of Mooney Mooney

We reached early morning and truly this place was blissful, calm & serene. Locals told us one can walk down to natural trail into the Brisbane Water National Park and enjoy the nature. We stayed by the river for almost an hour and more and really enjoyed the view.

With hardly any tourists around this was a perfect place to explore Australia and can be added to travel list
Written 16 October 2018
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RonWamberal
Sydney, Australia13,239 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2018 • Couples
This was always my favourite sector when driving to the Central Coast; the freeway was always just a chore but the river here was always good for a break and a beautiful place to stop and relax.
I now see it from the air when flying into Sydney and it still retains its beauty - such a magnificent sight from above, a beautiful part of Sydney and environs.
Written 12 September 2018
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Linda Brook
Sydney, Australia307 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2017 • Family
We crossed the Hawksbury on the car. ferry, the river looked lovely in the sunshine and there were people fishing and having picnics on the banking.
Written 11 November 2017
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stargazerlily
Hong Kong, China71 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2016 • Solo
Took a train from Central to Hawkesbury River in about 60 mins- nice train ride to escape the city. Easy day trip. Very good value on the train with Opal card. Nice setting by the river.
Written 28 August 2016
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