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Kayak Camping Mission to Marramarra Orchard

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What to Expect

Day 1: Upstream

Stop At: Bar Island Historic Site, Berowra Creek Hawkesbury River, Berowra Waters, Hornsby, New South Wales Australia
Find ancient middens, the ruins of the old church, and the cemetery with dozens of graves of early settlers
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Marramarra National Park, Canoelands, North Sydney, New South Wales 2157 Australia
This used to be one of the food bowls of Sydney. Port Jackson (Sydney harbour) gave the early settlers little love, so they tried the more fertile banks around the Hawkesbury. An orchard still remains.
Duration: 12 hours

Stop At: Hawkesbury River NSW Brooklyn NSW, New South Wales 2083 Australia
The mighty Hawkesbury has captivated peoples' imaginations since the dream time. On this tour we paddle our way beneath its towering sandstone cliffs on the way towards Marramarra
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Marramarra Creek campground, Smugglers Ridge Track, Fiddletown NSW 2159, Australia
Our home for the night - under the stars amongst the orchard
Duration: 12 hours

Stop At: Muogamarra Nature Reserve, Old Pacific Highway, Sydney, New South Wales Australia
This highly protected piece of bushland provides habitat for countless bird and plant species. We can take a short hike up the path, or a longer hike up the spur through the bush, to an incredible lookout over our paddling route up the river
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Camping at Marramarra Orchard Campground. All food and equipment provided.

Day 2: Downstream

Stop At: Marramarra Creek campground, Smugglers Ridge Track, Fiddletown NSW 2159, Australia
Explore the area before heading down the river
Duration: 4 hours

Stop At: Peats Bite, Sunny Corner, Hawkesbury River NSW 2083, Australia
Option to stop at this iconic restaurant for a well deserved lunch
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Nothing quite like a camp breakfast in the bush
• Lunch: For something special, guests can choose to purchase lunch at Peats Bite
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
1: Deerubbun Boat Ramp, Mooney Mooney NSW 2083, Australia
2: Hawkesbury River Station, Brooklyn NSW 2083, Australia

Traveler pickup is offered
Note - We can arrange pick up from any hotel or port in Sydney for $40 pp


  • Sydney Airport, Airport Dr, Mascot, Botany Bay, New South Wales 2020 Australia


  • Sydney Overseas Passenger Terminal
Departure Time
9:00 AM
2 days
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • 1x Breakfast
  • 1x Dinner
  • 2x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 1 night
  • Kayak, paddle, lifejacket
  • Camping equipment - Tent, Sleeping Bag, Sleeping Mat
  • Entry/Admission - Marramarra National Park
  • Entry/Admission - Marramarra Creek campground
  • Entry/Admission - Muogamarra Nature Reserve
  • Entry/Admission - Peats Bite
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
About the operator

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By: River Adventures
7 reviews
Sydney, Australia
What a way to see Real Australia
I had heard about the Hawkesbury area in Sydney and a friend had said to me to make sure that if I wanted to see
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Amazing day trip from Sydney
Fun day tour of a beautiful and little known area. The Hawkesbury river area is stunning. The guide, Dan, was
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Jonathan C
A really great trip
Really fun trip in comfy sit-on-top kayaks. Beautiful scenery off the beaten tourist path. The guide Daniel was
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Coffs Harbour, Australia
Great day on the river
This tour was wonderful, the Hawkesbury is stunning and my guide was knowledgeable about the flora and fauna of
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Best way to experience the river
I had one of the best days ever when I had the opportunity to be shown the beautiful hawkesbury by kayak. My guide
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Great day out
It was the best way to see and embrace what this amazing area has to o offer. I would highly recommend! Definitely
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Bec M
Great tour, loads of fun
Had the best tour with River Adventures. He showed us a whole new side to the river including secluded beaches and
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