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weekend getaway

Dangar Island is an idyllic spot on the Hawkesbury river. It is ideal for a respite weekend away... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
oldmrt755
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Sydney, Australia
Simply gorgeous

We traveled across on the local ferry, so pretty. We enjoyed a few cold beers at the friendly... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2018
deb255100
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Melbourne, Australia
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Hawkesbury River, Brooklyn, Hornsby, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank oldmrt755
Reviewed 1 August 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

1  Thank deb255100
Reviewed 19 June 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.

Thank Trish M
Reviewed 3 June 2018

Beautiful location, fun ferry trip, interesting history, nice easy walk, beautiful swim, lovely lunch. Perfect!

Thank Amanda C
Reviewed 4 May 2018

Visiting the island by boat used to be difficult due to lack of visitor berthing, but this problem has been alleviated by the fancy new wharf, The cafe is in a beautiful location, but service has always let it down. Nothing seems to have changed....More

3  Thank Rodney L
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Lovely little spot right on the waters edge very good island feel. Food was good and reasonably priced People were very friendly and helpful The only thing that I can complain about was the toilet or lack of the cafe had no toilet the closest...More

2  Thank Spadgenizzle
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

Visited the restaurant on a Wednesday for lunch. Lovely ambience and the drive was pleasant too. We’ve ordered grilled snapper, king prawns and calamari. Calamari was cooked just right and the salad was beautiful. The fish and chips was not as hot and crispy as...More

Thank Joanne N
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

A nice casual experience. Check out for holiday rentals, or simply visit the island for a meal at the cafe. Unreal

Thank TIm H
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely day catching the ferry from Brooklyn to Dangar Island, we strolled around the island and enjoyed getting a glimpse into Island life. We enjoyed lunch at the bowling club than heading back to Brooklyn. Would visit again and enjoy a swim...More

Thank rac163
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Not many choice on this small island, so we naturally picked this café, food/coffee was ok, then when I decided to photo with the friends I came with, the café owner came out and said "hey we make special food here, and I don't want...More

18  Thank James C
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aussiecozzy
18 August 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.
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YummersYummy
10 July 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
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