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  1. Convict Trail Project Bucketty Site

    Bucketty Site is a bypassed loop of the 1830 convict built Great North Road. There are many elements of the original convict road, culverts, the remains of a bridge, walling, road surface, side cutting and square cut drains all within three…

  2. 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…

  3. Bulga Bridge over Wollombi Brook

    Bridges are not just functional, they can also be scenic and engineering attractions. Spare a few minutes to admire Bulga Bridge over Wollombi Brook. The Bulga Bridge is a representative example of Dare timber truss road bridges. The Dar…

  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 painting, pottery, jewell…

  5. 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…

  6. Devines Hill Loop

    Head to Devines Hill loop in Dharug National Park, near Wisemans Ferry this weekend for a bike ride or walk along the historic World Heritage-listed Devines Hill loop. Fabulous views, great examples of convict-era engineering and a terrifi…

  7. Dharug National Park

    Explore the World Heritage-listed Old Great North Road, go camping, mountain biking or canoeing at Dharug National Park near Wisemans Ferry, northwest of Sydney. Dharug National Park covers rugged bushland just north of the Hawkesbury rive…

  8. 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…

  9. Hawkesbury Showground

    Hawkesbury Showground is a premier showground and event facility for large scale shows, trade exhibitions, expos and events conveniently located in Sydney's north west. Ideally situated adjacent to Clarendon railway station and directly op…

  10. 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 shelters if they are free. You…

  11. 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 British men; and farm tra…

  12. 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 - the beginning of Aust…

  13. Longneck Lagoon Walking Track

    Longneck Lagoon walking track, a track which hugs banks of the small permanent freshwater wetland, has one very big attraction: birds. Over 140 species have been recorded at the park, with at least 42 species using the wetland on a regular …

  14. 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, beginning a school in 1810…

  15. 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…

  16. Lower Hawkesbury Wesleyan Chapel

    The first church service was held in this charming Wesleyan Chapel in 1855. It is orientated to face the picturesque Hawkesbury River, where the majority of early parishioners would have come from. Tours of the Wesleyan Chapel and servi…

  17. 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 and hobby fields. There are interactive…

  18. 11 Kilometre Walking Track

    11 kilometre walking track is near Wisemans Ferry and follows a steep mountain ridge through lush gullies, past clear running creeks in Dharug National Park. This rough track will really get your heart racing with several steep climbs along…

  19. Marramarra National Park

    Marramarra National Park is a one of the Hawkesbury’s best-kept secrets. It’s great for canoeing, kayaking, swimming, cycling, camping, bushwalking, picnicking and birdwatching. Marramarra National Park is one of the Hawkesbury’s best-kept …