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Great day out with a Ferry ride to Dangar

Just a short ferry ride from Brooklyn and you are on Dangar Island.Can make a day of it by either... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Sydney, Australia
small menu but good food

Seating right at waters edge, so travel by ferry over from Brooklyn wharf and enjoy the quietness... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sydney, Australia
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Hawkesbury River, Brooklyn, Hornsby, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Just a short ferry ride from Brooklyn and you are on Dangar Island.Can make a day of it by either having breakfast at Brooklyn Marina then jump on the Ferry and walk across the Island to the little Beach - where you can swim if...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank dalees6365
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Seating right at waters edge, so travel by ferry over from Brooklyn wharf and enjoy the quietness of this small cafe. Just good food and good prices, pleasant staff.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Sylvana113
Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

I don’t know if I really want to reveal this hidden gem...but I will! Once or twice a month the Dangar Island Bowling Club has a band playing on the Sunday and it’s usually free. You can check out what’s coming up on their Facebook...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Liina B
Reviewed December 13, 2018

I had a nice boat ride over on the ferry to Dangar Island. I went for a walk and looked at the vegetation on people's property's. One house had huge pumpkins growing they were growing just on a step bank as you walked along. I...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Kiwiwalkabout27
Reviewed December 11, 2018

lovely spot to spend with family or friends. Plenty of houses to rent. Try and get one near the clubhouse as there is a small sandy beach. Club house has nice food and the coffee shop at wharf is excellent. nice finish off spot while...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank KJF1967
Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

caught the ferry across from Brooklyn, about 25 minutes arrived. such a different place with no cars around, very interesting. there is a bowling club or cafe near the ferry jetty where you can have lunch. Wander around and enjoy the island or you can...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jpw61
Reviewed November 14, 2018

Such an interesting trip - highly recommended to all. The Island is fascinating and our tour guide was excellent.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Zoe G
Reviewed September 7, 2018

Dangar Island is an idyllic spot on the Hawkesbury river. It is ideal for a respite weekend away from the city. It can be reached by rail or road. It has a number of cafes to enjoy snacks or meals. The nicest part of the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank oldmrt755
Reviewed July 31, 2018

We traveled across on the local ferry, so pretty. We enjoyed a few cold beers at the friendly bowling club, what a beautiful setting. A wander around the wee island is easy and so interesting to see how everyone copes without cars. Well worth a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank deb255100
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Loverly Island to walk around on a sunny day. Bring a picnic and head to the beach, or simply walk around and imagine what Island life is like.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Trish M
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August 18, 2016|
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Response from Andrew M | Reviewed this property |
Yep you have the 2 mixed up. Dangar was never an institution, and Peat Island has been closed down. Sorry for delay.
July 10, 2016|
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Response from Andrew M | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are bugs & Spiders, but they will be in the bush. Stay on the roads, walkways and the beach and you won't have a problem. Would recommend you have some bug spray, even though it is winter. Our winter can get up to... More