At a Glance: Even the surliest of teens will enjoy a day on the water with a picnic at a tiny harbour beach, accessible only by boat or grab a double kayak for some shared exercise.
Cost: Varies, starting at $80 for 2 hours in a tinny, or $50 for 2 hours in a kayak
Hire a single or double kayak
Opening Times: 8am - 4pm
Kiosk or Cafe: Yes, either bring a picnic for on the boat or go early and have lunch at the waterside kiosk before you leave.
Swimming: At one of the many little beaches.
Toilets: At the kiosk - so go before you leave.
Age Suitability: Any age with a tinny, but an adult must be driving.
Parking:Street parking can get very busy, so you may need to park up the hill.
Description: For a fabulous day out that all will enjoy, grab some takeaway or a compact picnic and plenty of water, and grab a tinny. Putter around the scenic bays of Cowan Creek and Coal & Candle Creek, part of the Hawkesbury / Broken Bay river system. Pull up for a swim at the little beaches along the way - check tide times. At low tide there are a myriad to choose from, at High tide, Hallett's Beach is your best bet.
For one on one time, grab a double kayak and paddle yourself for a few hours.