Dangar Island

Dangar Island is a small populated island in the lower Hawkesbury River, north of the city. It is accessed by ferry, and offers the traveller a view of small town life in the tranquil environment of the Hawkesbury River. There is a cafe and bowling club on the island, as well as parks to visit.

How to get there:

The ferry to Dangar Island departs from the Dangar Island Ferry Wharf at Brooklyn.

Car: To get to Brooklyn by car, head north from the city over the bridge or through the tunnel, and head up the Warringah Freeway following the signs to Epping, through the Lane Cove Tunnel and exit onto Epping Road. Take the exit to Lane Cove Road, onto Ryde Road and then turn left onto Pacific Highway. Follow the highway for about 5.4 km, and follow the signs onto the F3 freeway. Follow the freeway for 23 km. After crossing the Hawkesbury River follow the signs to Brooklyn.

Train: Take the northern line train and alight at Hawkesbury River Railway Station, and walk to the ferry wharf.

Facilities:

Shop

Bowling Club

Cafe

Activities:

Kayaking

Swimming

Walking

Fishing

About David Rutter

Dave grew up on a small acreage on the outskirts of Sydney, within a stone's throw of the bush. Having spent a large part of his childhood exploring the bush behind the family home, much of his adult life has been spent exploring the world - he has lived in Sweden, traveled much of Europe, travelled in the Pacific and South America, and more recently in Asia. The Australian bush is however, the place where he feels he truly belongs.
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