Explore Hawkesbury heritage and culture

Admire beautifully preserved colonial buildings in historic towns, explore a World Heritage-listed convict road, and discover Aboriginal rock engravings in the beautiful Hawkesbury. Enjoy a horse-and-carriage ride in a pioneer village on the banks of the Hawkesbury River, and visit a sheep station for an outback experience. You can learn about the rich migrant heritage in Scheyville National Park. In historic Windsor are marvelous exhibitions at the Hawkesbury Regional Gallery. 

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  1. Birrawanna Walking Track

    After learning all about the plants, animals and Aboriginal history of Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park at Kalkari Discovery Centre, head along the moderately difficult Birrawanna walking track. The kids will love...

  2. Cattai Farm picnic area

    You’ll find plenty to keep you occupied at picturesque Cattai Farm picnic area, located near Cattai campground.There’s plenty of grass to lay out your picnic rug, or you can set up in one of the large picnic...

  3. Ebenezer Church

    Ebenezer Church is Australia's oldest church, established in 1809 at Ebenezer, New South Wales. It was the first Non-conformist, then Presbyterian, Church in Australia and was a pioneer in education in the colony,...

  4. Ferry Artists Gallery

    The Ferry Artists Gallery is a community run art gallery in beautiful historic Wisemans Ferry. The gallery is a venue where talented local artists exhibit and sell their creations in a wide range of media including...

  5. Governor Phillip Park

    Governor Phillip Park is a historic park located at the end of George Street, Windsor, next to the Hawkesbury River. The park does have a concrete boat ramp where you can launch your boat, kayak or...

  6. Hawkesbury Paddlewheeler

    The Hawkesbury Paddlewheeler has been operating for many years from historic Windsor, which is located at the end of the Windsor Road on one of the oldest waterways in Australia, the Hawkesbury River. Your host Ian...

  7. Hawkesbury Regional Gallery

    Hawkesbury Regional Gallery is located in a landmark building designed to reflect the heritage values of the surrounding district. Landscaped grounds and The Evergreen Cafe provide a pleasant...

  8. Hawkesbury Regional Museum

    Hawkesbury Regional Museum in Windsor has a long history including a rich indigenous cultural heritage established by the Darug people, as well as a distinctive built environment dating back to the earliest days of...

  9. Hawkesbury Sightseeing Tours

    Travel in luxury while you discover the historic Hawkesbury with Hawkesbury Sightseeing Tours. Visit places of Australian history in the Historic Hot Spots Tour. Do a Wine tour and try Australian wine while...

  10. Kurrajong Radio Museum

    Kurrajong Radio Museum takes visitors on a nostalgic trip through The Golden Years of Radio. There are hundreds of radios on display covering the domestic, armed services, professional, commercial...

  11. Kurrajong Village

    The quaint town of Kurrajong Village is located in the Hawkesbury Highlands just off Bells Line of Road. Here you will find the perfect spot for a day's drive or a special weekend away. Discover...

  12. Macquarie Arms Hotel

    The heritage-listed Macquarie Arms Hotel opened in 1815 in Windsor, which is on the banks of the beautiful Hawkesbury River. The inn was constructed by emancipist Richard Fitzgerald on orders from Governor Lachlan...

  13. Migrant Heritage Walk

    Step out of your car and into the past. This short walk, perfect for walking with children and for visitors with ties to the local area, pulls you back through the fascinating history of Scheyville. Whether you make...

  14. Muogamarra Nature Reserve

    Located in the northern outskirts of Sydney, Muogamarra Nature Reserve is an extraordinary place, and it’s easy to see why. It's open around spring time for just six weekends a year to preserve the fragile ecosystems...

  15. Purple Noon Gallery

    Purple Noon Gallery is set in the Hawkesbury region at the foot of the blue mountains. The gallery opened in November 2006 and has steadily developed into one of the finest galleries in regional New South Wales and...

  16. Scheyville Camp Precinct

    Throughout the 20th century, the buildings and public spaces of Scheyville played host to many different people, groups and projects: a socialist labour settlement; the Dreadnought Trust’s training scheme for young...

  17. Scheyville National Park

    Scheyville National Park unites the best of the outdoors – birdwatching, easy walks, cycling and horse riding – with a diverse cultural setting.Some national parks are about more than just the natural environment...

  18. St Matthews Anglican Church

    St Matthew's Anglican Church has quite rightly been called one of the most beautiful buildings in Australia. Designed by Francis Greenway, under instruction from Govenor Macquarie, the building is a landmark. The...

  19. The Australiana Pioneer Village

    The Australiana Pioneer Village will absorb you into the atmosphere and activities of life over 100 years ago. It's a total experience - sights, sounds and aromas of the past. Enjoy the tranquillity of the Hawkesbury ...

  20. The Riverboat Postman

    The Riverboat Postman - an iconic cruise just one hour from the centre of Sydney - delivering the mail to river residents on behalf of Australia Post (as well as other daily essentials like milk, papers, the odd...

  21. Tobruk Sydney

    Tobruk Sydney - showcasing the very best of the Australian Outback. Australian owned and operated, this beautiful property is set on 50 acres on high plateau above the Hawkesbury River Valley overlooking the Blue...

  22. Windsor Heritage Walk

    The heritage charm of Windsor can be fully explored on the heritage walk of the town. Windsor emerged along the banks of the Hawkesbury River and became the third settlement of the Colony in 1794. Originally called...

  23. Sydney Blues and Roots Festival

    Friday 27 October to Sunday 29 October 2017, Windsor

    The Sydney Blues and Roots Festival is becoming one of the premier events on the music calendar showcasing the very best of established and emerging Blues and Roots acts from around Australia presenting diverse styles...

    27 Oct -29Oct

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