HAWKESBURY RIVER 4 day/3nights
Departing Hawkesbury River Station, NSW
DAY 1: Arrive at the Brooklyn Wharf @11am where our ‘Spirit Australia Cruises’ crew will greet you & collect your luggage. Be welcomed aboard ‘Spirit II’ at the Brooklyn wharf and cruise the lower reaches of the Hawkesbury River, passing Dangar Island where the post is delivered to settlements by boat. We are now deep in the Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park, cruise on into Refuge Bay to view the stunning waterfall cascading down the cliffs, then pass by Cottage Point and Bobbin Head before cruising further down to Pittwater exploring Elvina Bay before mooring at our overnight destination. OVERNIGHT: ‘METRO MIRAGE NEWPORT’ FOR DINNER, BED & BREAKFAST
DAY 2: After Breakfast cruise upstream under the Hawkesbury River Bridge, cruise into Berowra Waters and Berowra Creek and call into Bar Island with historic church ruins & rich history on our way to overnight destination. Wiseman’s Ferry is a picturesque village set on the banks of the Hawkesbury River; you will enjoy two nights in this very special place. OVERNIGHT: ‘THE RETREAT AT WISEMAN’S FOR DINNER, BED & BREAKFAST
DAY 3: After breakfast cruise upstream to historic Windsor for lunch and a visit to the Hawkesbury Regional Museum. Pass by lower Portland, Sackville and the Cattai National Park. After lunch we return to the boat and cruise back to Wiseman’s Ferry. A relaxed day with wonderful Hawkesbury river scenery. OVERNIGHT: ‘The Retreat at Wiseman’s’ for Dinner Bed & Breakfast
DAY 4: Enjoy breakfast before we board the boat one last time and cruise downstream and enjoy morning tea onboard. We will conclude the cruise, dis-embark at the Hawkesbury River Station at approximately 11:00am for your onward journey.
How to get there:
From Sydney airport - Airport Link offers a fast and convenient way to reach the Central Bus station, with trains running approximately every 10 minutes. The station at the airport is located at the northern end of the terminal and accessible from the Arrivals level. To use this service, you will need to purchase an Opal Card from the station.
Sydney Central Station – Board the Central Coast & Newcastle Line (CNN) from Central Station to Hawkesbury River Station, Brooklyn. We suggest catching the 9.45am train arriving at 10.47am, our staff will be there to meet you.
By Car – Carparking in this area is very limited. Parking arrangements will be advised in passengers final letter.
From Newcastle – From the CBD of Newcastle, take the train from Hamilton/Newcastle Interchange to ‘Hawkesbury River Station’. We suggest taking the 8.35am train, arriving at 10.27am. Our staff will be there to meet you.