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The Riverboat Postman

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Address: Dangar Road, Brooklyn, Hornsby, New South Wales 2083, Australia
Phone Number: +61 2 9985 9900
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Sun 11:00 - 14:00
Mon - Fri 10:00 - 13:00

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Best of Old-school Australia

Another not-to-be-missed outing when visiting Sydney. The captain, on his mail run to the islands on Hawksbury River, gives a fascinating narration to accompany the lovely scenery... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Another not-to-be-missed outing when visiting Sydney. The captain, on his mail run to the islands on Hawksbury River, gives a fascinating narration to accompany the lovely scenery and the idylic homes. A morning tea with homemade Anzac biscuits and then a Ploughman's lunch complete this perfect river cruise. Don't miss it! If you are staying in Sydney, take the train... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Riverboat Posan was a great trip from the moment we stepped on boardvto taste theouth watering Anzac bickies! The Captain maintained an interesting and laughter filled commentary as we made our way up the River. A delicious lunch c wascserved and a bar operates at affordable prices. The highlight was visiting the Foreign Country...deep in the River...very strange!!

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I came across this as my cousin (who lives nearby) mentioned it to me. To begin with, it is best to pre-book (I was lucky to get on due to a cancellation). The staff were really friendly, the Anzac biscuits really tasty and the captain was friendly and informative. It is a terrific way to cruise around the Hawkesbury River,... More 

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Ballarat, Australia
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42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We travelled by bus to Sydney Central and then Train to the Hawkesbury River Station. Arrived 15 minutes before the 10:00 am departure. Morning tea was served a short time later. A Ploughman lunch was served around noon. There was a very interesting commentary provided by the captain. The river is magnificent. A very enjoyable day.

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Thank RegKath47
Sydney
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30 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I took my parents who were visiting from interstate, and we had a lovely time! The weather was ideal, clear and ~23-27 degrees. We sat inside for the first part, had lunch, then sat outside for the return journey. It was more crowded outside for the first part, so it was good to do it this way around. The owner/commentator... More 

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

The weather was very windy so a bit cool on deck. It was packed I wouldn't have liked to be downstairs as a bit stuffy and closed in. The commentary was fantastic, knowledgable and funny. The alcohol prices are very reasonable. We really enjoyed our ploughman's lunch. Staff fantastic! Good to see how other Aussies live. Worth doing. Book ahead... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

The perfect sunny day with great company great scenery and the fantastic staff/crew. Thank you for the fabulous day. A day to remember!

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Melbourne, Australia
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

A very relaxing 3 hours. The staff were friendly, the food excellent and the weather perfect. Plenty of cover even if you struck a wet day. There was plenty of commentary on the river and the current and past residence. The only negative was the commentary speakers were too loud and the Captain repeated a lot of the information on... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed our trip up the Hawkesbury river. The Anzac biscuits tea/coffee on arrival were delicious and what a lovely idea to give us a card with the recipe and a map of the route. The commentary was interesting and at times humorous. Lunch was very tasty. The bar prices were very reasonable. We shared a table with 3... More 

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Thank aquiva
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

We had a lovely time on the Riverboat Postman. From the first phone call to the disembarkation, the staff and the crew were welcoming, helpful and nothing was too much trouble. All the crew work very hard, but they always had a smile and nothing was too much trouble. It is such a enjoyable way to spend a few hours... More 

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