Area History Tours

History Ferry Tours of Hawkesbury River  and Brsibane Water Gosford
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History Ferry Tours of Hawkesbury River  and Brsibane Water Gosford
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Area History Tours

Things to do, Activities & Tours, Art & Culture
History Ferry Tours of Lower Hawkesbury/Broken Bay and Brisbane Water/Gosford

HISTORY FERRY TOUR OF BRISBANE WATER/GOSFORD

A/V PRESENTATION AND LIVE COMMENTARY

Departs from Woy Woy at 9.35am and returns 12.45pm

BOOKING ESSENTIAL Central Coast Ferries 0418 631 313
COST: Adult $35, Concession $30, Child $20.
MORNING TEA INCLUDED
Group bookings welcome. Other dates by request.

On the beautiful Brisbane Water departing From Woy Woy and on to Cape Three Points across to Empire Bay, up to Gosford and back to Woy Woy.
Specially prepared Audio/Visual historical presentations on large monitor.
See our unique history from when only a few weeks after establishing the new colony at Sydney Cove, Governor Arthur Phillip first entered Brisbane Water. Tour history:

> Governor Phillip arrives only weeks after establishing a colony at Sydney
> When the waterways were the highways
> The origins of Gosford - Woy Woy - Umina - Davistown - East Gosford etc. 
> Timber getting in the once great forests
> 500 registered wooden vessels built
> The Maitland shipwreck
> Woy Woy Tunnel - longest in Australia
> the 1900s thriving tourist industry

HISTORY FERRY TOUR OF BROKEN BAY/LOWER HAWKESBURY RIVER

A/V PRESENTATION AND LIVE COMMENTARY

Departs Brooklyn, 9.35am and returns 12.45pm. Can pick up at Patonga 9 am (by arrangement) and returns 1 pm

BOOKING ESSENTIAL Central Coast Ferries 0418 631 313
COST: Adult $35, Concession $30, Child $20.
MORNING TEA INCLUDED
Group bookings welcome. Other dates by request.

On the breathtaking Broken Bay/Lower Hawkesbury River join us for a history ferry tour and we will take you to some of the most amazing historical sites in the South Seas.  Tour history:

> Riverbed minefield  
> West Head defences with its amazing inclined railway
> Eight submarines rendezvous to attack Sydney
> HMAS Hawkesbury
> The Woy Woy WWII airfield
> Juno Point WWII defences
> WWI HMAS Parramatta & Swan wrecks – Australia’s first naval fleet 
> The Hawkesbury River Rail Bridges - How were they built? Why did the first one fail?

Central Coast NSW, Australia
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8.30 am to 5.00 pm - 7 days

see phone number 0418 631 313

Where we are

-33.320842, 151.233559