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  1. Berowra Waters Marina

    Imagine finding a place in Sydney, hidden away, with water views in the middle of the bush with a unique vehicular ferry. At Berowra Waters Marina you can have a day out fishing on the river, have a relaxing picnic, sit by the water w…

  2. 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 and Aboriginal heritage…

  3. Wiseman's Ferry

    Wiseman’s Ferry is the oldest ferry crossing still in operation in New South Wales. The river settlement of Wiseman’s Ferry is located in the heart of the Hawkesbury River around 60 kilometres north-west of Sydney CBD. Surrounded by beautif…

  4. Old Great North Road Bike Ride

    Mountain bike or walk the Old Great North Road. It’s an important piece of Australia’s history and part of the Convict Sites of Australia World Heritage Area. Dharug National Park contains part of the 43 kilometre stretch of the convict-bu…

  5. Sydney Trail Riding Centre

    Sydney Trial Riding Centre is located just 40 minutes from Sydney's Central Business District, easily accessible from the M7 Motorway. The magnificent 400 acre property on the grounds of the prestigious Sydney Polo Club, is the perfect ho…

  6. Hawkesbury Race Club

    The Hawkesbury Valley is one of the oldest Australian settlements and first explored by Governor Phillip in 1789. The Hawkesbury racing pioneers fashioned a race course from 200 acres of virgin bush land in 1865 which led to the first race …

  7. Bobbin Head

    Located in the west of Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park, Bobbin Head is a large area offering lots of attractions and facilities. As well as being a great place to bushwalk, paddle or go fishing, Bobbin Head is the perfect waterfront picnic …

  8. Barnetts lookout

    Take time out from the rushed pace of life and take your lunch or coffee down to Barnetts Road Reserve and the Barnetts lookout. The creek looks so peaceful from up here and your troubles just seem to fly away over the valley. You can enjo…

  9. Canoelands Ridge Walking Track

    There’s no better way to experience the beauty of Marramarra than by spending the day exploring Canoelands Ridge walking track on foot. The 10 kilometre walk to Gentlemans Halt takes you through constantly changing vegetation and right in …

  10. Parr State Conservation Area

    Parr State Conservation Area, in the Hawkesbury region of New South Wales, is a great place for camping, hiking, cycling, guided tours, and 4WD training and touring. Whether you’re a multi-day hiker, keen mountain biker or 4WD fanatic - or…

  11. Cattai National Park

    Cattai National Park is a fantastic place for a family daytrip or a weekend getaway. There are two parts to the park: the popular Cattai Farm area, flanked by the mighty Hawkesbury River, and the quieter Mitchell Park area. Each section of…

  12. Scheyville Horse Riding Trails

    Canter, trot or gallop through the 12 kilometres of horse riding trails in Scheyville National Park, which are situated in a picturesque, diverse woodland setting. Most riders find it easy to check out all of the trails here within a day, r…

  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 it a stop on your larger…

  14. Mitchell Park picnic area

    Mitchell Park picnic area is a great place to pause for a bite and take in the bushland scenery of Cattai National Park – particularly after working up a sweat on one of the park’s great walking tracks. Cattai Creek is a great spot for fis…

  15. Womerah Range Trail

    Womerah Range trail is a challenging hiking, mountain biking and 4WD route with scenic views through the dramatic sandstone landscape of Parr State Conservation Area. Explore the rugged and remote landscape of Parr State Conservation Area …

  16. The Great North Road

    The Great North Road, surveyed in 1825 and completed in 1836, was constructed using convict labour. Up to 720 convicts - some in chains - worked on the road, which spanned 264 km, connecting Sydney to the settlements of the Hunter Valley. I…