Hawkesbury River - Sydney’s Best Kept Secret
Dubbed as “Sydney’s Best Kept
Secret”, Hawkesbury River is a mere
45 minutes away from the
city’s central business district. Despite its proximity to the
city, Hawkesbury River provides a secluded and
from the busy, bustling metropolis.
Hawkesbury River or Deerubbun,
as the Aborigines called it, was
inhabited by the Dhurag on
the northern and western side and the Kuringgai on the
These tribes inhabited
Hawkesbury River for thousands of years and greatly prized
seafood found in the river. Today, Sydneysiders enjoy the
variety of marine delicacies to be had at Hawkesbury River,
especially the rock oysters.
Other seafood found in Hawkesbury River are prawns, crabs, squid and a large variety of fish.
So if you love sportfishing then take your fishing rods with
you when visiting Sydney or rent them before going there.