Riverboat Postman

 

Description: Enjoy the magnificent scenery of the lower Hawkesbury River as the mail and other essentials are delivered to the river-access-only settlements upriver from Brooklyn. The first Riverboat Postman
started the run in 1910, and the tradition continues today. Be entertained by the stories of the river whilst cruising in comfort up this spectacular waterway.

Departing Brooklyn Public Wharf (2 min walk to Hawkesbury River Station)

Inclusions: Morning Tea with homemade ANZAC biscuits + Ploughman’s Lunch

Cost: Seniors $55 pp

Transport: Bus & Train (Seniors $2.50)

We will travel by public transport to Hawkesbury River.  Options TBC later. 

Bus to Burwood, train to Strathfield and train to Hawkesbury River

  • Meet at IGA bus stop @ 8.05 catching the 464 @8.10 to Burwood arriving 8.30.
  • Meet at IGA bus stop @ 754 catching the 464 @ 7.59 to Burwood @ 8.20 (meeting up with the second group on platform 2.
  • Meet at Cabarita Rd bus stop (near Lushcups) @ 8am catching the 466 @8.07 to Burwood @8.28 and meeting the group on platform 2.

From platform 2 catch the @8.48 T9 Hornsby train to Strathfield, platform 3 arrive @8.50.

From platform 3 at Strathfield, catch the Newcastle train @8.58 to Hawkesbury River @9.47

Carpool to Concord West, train to Strathfield and train to Hawkesbury River

  • Concord West train @ 8.29 to Strathfield @ 8.36 meeting others on platform 3.

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Date

Apr 19 2024

Time

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Cost

$55.00
Category

Organizer

Sherri

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