Proceed north along Pacific Highway to Hornsby. If you want to avoid the F3 freeway, take the Pacific Highway through Hornsby. The ferry wharf is on Dangar Road. The only way to get to Dangar is by boat. There is a ferry service between Brooklyn and Dangar seven days a week. You can use a water taxi to get to Dangar island if you miss the ferry. You can use your own boat. There are no hotels on Dangar Island, but there are some lovely beach houses, cabins and cottages. The general public can’t access the island by boat or over a causeway. The land used to be known as Rabbit Island before construction on the Peat Island facility started.
Who owns Dangar Island?
The original Hawkesbury River Rail Bridge was built by the Union Bridge Company of Chicago after Dangar leased the island. The island was home to about 300 workers and their families and had a large social hall, school, library and newspaper.
Why is danger island called Danger island?
The Spanish explorer lvaro de Mendaa was the first to see Pukapuka after it was discovered by the English navigator John Byron. The high surf and dangerous rocks prevented him from landing.
Is Dangar Island dog friendly?
Dangar Island is pet friendly. If you need help to decide where to stay, play, or eat, you’ve cometo the right place.
Can you swim in the Hawkesbury River?
Can I swim in the river? Yes, of course. The tides are too strong in the middle of the river to swim in the bay. One of the cleanest rivers in New South Wales is the Hawkesbury River.
What animals are on Lion island?
The island is free of cats and animals. The island has aproblem with weeds.
How do I get to Dangar Island from Sydney?
You can take the train from the Central Coast to the Hawkesbury River station. Every half hour, daytime trains pass through the station. A short walk from the station is the DangarIsland ferry jetty.