About the Waterways

Sitting on Hornsby Shire’s northern border is the picturesque Hawkesbury River, dotted with plenty of waterside towns that are perfect to visit for a day out filled with swimming, fishing and boating.



Brooklyn is one of the iconic, unique suburbs in Sydney with a combination of fabulous waterside views and charming local culture

Dangar Island

Dangar Island is rich in indigenous, colonial and natural history. Home to over 250 people and one of the few Sydney suburbs without cars

Bar Island

Rich in Aboriginal and European history, this uninhabited island is well worth a visit. Among the historic sites are a cottage

Berowra Waters

Berowra Waters is among Hornsby Shire’s most beautiful (and hidden away) areas, perfect for anyone