DANGAR ISLAND WALK ON THE HAWKESBURY
Dangar Island is the only residential island with 280 people living there. It is a 15 minute ferry ride from Brooklyn.
The island spans on 76 acres in size with two beaches, a ferry wharf, cafe and shop, licensed bowling club, walks, aboriginal carvings and bush land.
There are several walks on the island where you can find aboriginals rock carvings with up to 27 species of birds and magnificent views of the Hawkesbury.
On the day we will be meeting outside the Brooklyn Public Wharf @ 9.45 am. Once boarded the ferry we will travel over to Little Wobbly Beach and then Dangar Island.
Once we arrive at the island we will go to “The Pavilion” which is an original building where author Ann Howard lives. She has written three books about the history of the island and the house. She has an extensive range of historic photos which will be talked about on the day.
The ferry ride from Brooklyn is scenic and on a warm summers day you can go swimming. Dangar is so peaceful each time you visit that you want to keep going back.
Time: 9.45 am, ferry leaves @ 10.00 am
It’s advisable to bring a hat, sunscreen, bottle of water, poncho, umbrella, snacks, lunch and comfortable shoes as we will be walking around the island and beach.
Time: 9.45 am, ferry leaves @10.00 am.
Cost: $20 prepayment.
Your cost on the day: Ferry $6.70 Adult / Concession $3.40 per person.
Historic Museum: $5 per person
Duration: 4 hours.
Location: Brooklyn Ferry Public Wharf is on the left of the railway line next to the water (same side as the marina).