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Hawkesbury River

Hawkesbury River NSW | Brooklyn NSW, New South Wales 2083, Australia
+61 2 9985 5555
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Hawkesbury River NSW | Brooklyn NSW, New South Wales 2083, Australia
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Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

A group of five friends hired a houseboat on the Hawkesbury River for four days, departing from Brooklyn wharf and enjoyed a great holiday. Beautiful scenery, on a well equipped boat, we motored a few hours each day before mooring, to fish or to lunch....More

Thank Marg S
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Just back from a week away aboard the beautiful Mary Mackillop from Luxury Afloat. From the minute we arrived we knew we were in for something special. Keran, Nathan, Bec, Jay and the rest of the awesome team welcomed us and made sure our stay...More

1  Thank Elaine M
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This 3.5 hr river trip is a real hidden gem.Morning tea as soon as you arrive with an Anzac biscuit as big as a pancake,a ploughmans lunch to die for and commentary that will have you laughing and smiling all the up and back. Seriously...More

Thank Gerrie M
Reviewed 4 June 2017

We had a wonderful few hours on The Postman run on the Hawkesbury River, we were fed and had drinks listening to the commentary from our amusing Captain. It is an experience I would recommend to anyone

Thank Pat C
Reviewed 7 February 2017

This review is about the Postman's Run cruise on the Hawkesbury River. Departing at 10 am from the Brooklyn Marina, the 3 hour cruise which costs $45 for seniors and $55 for Adults includes morning tea upon boarding and a delicious salad lunch with a...More

1  Thank Teresa N
Reviewed 5 January 2017

We returned today 5/1/17 after spending the last 3 nights, 4 days on the boat Leo, hired from Luxury Afloat. We booked this boat back in January 2016, after having been on another boat from Luxury Afloat that we had no issues with whatsoever. Leo...More

5  Thank AussieBird64
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Since moving to Queensland, don't see the river as often, previous trip had enjoyed it at the Blues Festival at Windsor and had a totally different feel to it. Other times have had a houseboat and seen so much variety and landscapes heading up the...More

Thank RonWamberal
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Couldn't ask for a better weekend than one on the Hawkesbury River on a houseboat from Holidays Afloat & Ripples. From first contact the staff are amazingly friendly and ensure the entire booking process is as easy as possible. The staff on arrival are extremely...More

3  Thank Wess A
Reviewed 12 November 2016

My family have enjoyed multiple bookings with Holidays Afloat throughout 2016, and we are looking forward to several more in 2017. We choose to take the train to Hawkesbury River train station, and we are delighted when the friendly staff pick us up and drive...More

3  Thank Paul N
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

There are some great walks in the National Parks in the region, but for the full experience hire a house boat from one of the several in Brooklyn and take a week or more to cruise the river with friends, for a quiet time mid...More

Thank patonga_man
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