THE RIVER SHACK

Bar Point, New South Wales, Australia

2 guests1 bedroom  . 1 bath plus outdoor coldwater bathtub

THE RIVER SHACK

  • Just for two
  • Luxury glamping
  • Outdoor cold water bath
  • Outdoor fire
  • 2 seater canoe 
  • WiFi . no TV

What to do

  • Hang in the hammock
  • Swim on the high tide
  • Catch dinner from the jetty
  • Kayak along the Popran National Park  shore
  • Indulge in long lunch at Peats Bite
  • Cook a kebab over the open fire
  • Cool down in the outdoor rainwater bath
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Available mid Sep to mid Dec 

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DEALS
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3 & 4 night extended weekends
MON-THUR mid week
MON-SUN or FRI-THUR specials

Just For Two

Arrive by water taxi or riverboat postman
Not suited to hire boat or own boat

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INDOOR . OUTDOOR . LOUNGE . LIVING
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• comfortable daybed  & armchairs
• indoor & outdoor dining
• ceiling fans . aircon  . outdoor  fire
• outdoor hooded bbq
•  wifi
• magazines . books . games
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KITCHEN . PANTRY
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• well equipped kitchen with all the basic cookware & utensils
• fridge . freezer . induction cooktop w electric oven . microwave . no dishwasher
• lavazza pod machine . coffee plunger. milk frother
• ground coffee . twinings tea bags. raw sugar
• sea salt. pepper grinder. australian olive oil . balsamic vinegar . fresh garden herbs & dried herbs
• glad wrap. foil. paper towel .serviettes .
• all below sink items
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SLEEPING . BATHROOM
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• double built in corner bed
• bathroom w shower
• shampoo . conditioner . hand soap . sanitiser . hair dryer

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WHAT TO BRING

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  • favourite off line play list . reading material
  • fishing equipment including hooks, bait, sinkers
  • toiletries, personal belongings including swimwear, & beach towels
  • personal repellant, sunscreen, sunhat, sunglasses
  • food & beverage – there are no shops. We recommend planning a menu & shop list to avoid bringing the kitchen sink!!!

We recommend you check the forecast & pack accordingly ……..

The Brooklyn / Mooney Mooney area is reached via the M1 Freeway exit as the  freeway crosses the Hawkesbury River. Travel time from Sydney is approx. one hour except in peak travel periods. Distance is approx 50km from harbour bridge. The Sydney to Central Coast trains have scheduled stops at Hawkesbury River Station in ‘downtown’ Brooklyn just next to Rverboat Postman
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Arrive By Water Taxi or Riverboat Postman  . No Cars . No Roads
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•  boats  are  pre booked directly by you with operators
•  prices listed below are guidelines only
•  we will assist with additional info & contact details  once your stay is confirmed
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 WATER TAXI
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•  from kangaroo point OR brooklyn public wharf
•   unrestricted parking available near both jetties
•  taxi also travels after sunset
•  taxi travel time to THE RIVER SHACK is  about 15 min
PRICE GUIDELINE   $90 per trip for 2 guests
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Riverboat Postman
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•  a great way to travel &experience this magical part of the world.
•  Monday to Friday only
•  Departs Brooklyn 10am.Arrives Bar Point 11am
•  Departs Bar Point 11am . Arrives Brooklyn 1.30pm
• Postman Wharf just next to Hawkesbury River train station in Brooklyn
PRICE GUIDELINE approx. $50 for 2 per trip
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THINGS TO NOTE
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CHILDREN –  not suited
PETS  – not suited
HIRE / OWN BOAT – not suited
GARBAGE  – there is no garbage service on the river,   so guests  are requested to take their garbage back to the mainland bins as the locals do.
DEPARTURE – there is no cleaning fee so we do ask guests to leave THE RIVER SHACK neat & tidy as you found her
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RATES, DEALS & BOOKING
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RATES – are tailored to offer the most competitive price for the season, length of stay and number of guests.
DEALS – are often available, especially on a three night weekend stay, Mon-Thur stays and six night stays arriving Friday or Monday
EMAIL US –  at info@hawkesburyriver.com for rate info
all rates are given in writing by email only, not text
please include:-
  • names of  all the properties of interest
  • dates
  • number of guests
  • if you have your own trailer boat or if we should send some boat options to you
  • any other relevant info such as travelling by train
BOOKING TERMS FOR PAYMENT – when booking direct w us, are that payment is ONLY by  direct bank to bank transfer, of the full amount at time of making a booking . We send payment  & bond details to you & you then have a 24 hour hold, allowing time to deposit funds & return agreement along w receipt of funds transfer. NOTE the security bond is a ‘sign off ‘ document with  credit card  details submitted in the agreement

CALL US – on 0401 308 888 or email info@hawkesburyriver.com if you have any questions . NOTE that we often have mobile reception issues if we are out & about in a shadow spot on the river.

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