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Calabash Bay Lodge, Hawkesbury River

Calabash Bay Lodge sits on Calabash Point, a boat-access only embraced by 3 national parks
1 of 83Calabash Bay Lodge sits on Calabash Point, a boat-access only embraced by 3 national parks
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4 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 8
Berowra Waters, Hornsby, Greater Sydney, New South Wales
CALABASH BAY LODGE is a boutique luxury retreat for the discerning traveller in a unique and exemplary water-access only location on the Hawkesbury River. Unlike other destinations further afield, we offer a unique experience of the Australian wilderness and absolute waterfront way of life, only a heartbeat away from the bustling metropolis of Sydney, just 1 hour to the south.

BEST AUSTRALIAN BOUTIQUE LODGE Finalist Luxury Travel Gold List Awards 2015, Best Indulgence Finalist in the Stayz Awards 2015, Unique Accommodation Finalist NSW Tourism Awards 2014 and Gold Winner 2012 at the Greater Sydney Tourism Awards 2012, the award-winning Calabash Bay Lodge is surrounded by 360 degrees of riverfront national park. Our other accolades include being called one of the world's 'Top 5 Water Beds' by the Weekend Australian magazine, n...
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Listing #FKN2389887
About the Owner
Kim E
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:July 2011
Interaction with guests
Calabash Bay Lodge is booked on an Exclusive Use basis by one group at a time. Our guest relations manager Manuel will meet you at the Berowra Waters public wharf at your pre confirmed check in time, ready to take you by boat up to Calabash Bay, 10 minutes away. Once you’ve docked at our private pontoon, he’ll take you on a tour of the property, explaining where to find everything, and how to make the most of your time at Calabash Bay Lodge based on your interests. Once you’re settled in, Manuel will leave you to exclusive private enjoyment of the Lodge, however, he is available by phone to provide any further assistance throughout your stay.
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Amazing weekend away in such a relaxing and beautiful environment. House is in a perfect position. The kids enjoyed the toys, boats, kayaks, fishing and walk up the hill to the ruins. Could spend a lot more time there soaking up the views and ambience....More

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Flyer709355, VR Owner at Calabash Bay Lodge, Hawkesbury River, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much for the lovely feedback Brad, we are so pleased to hear you and your family had a wonderful experience staying at Calabash Bay Lodge. Glad the weather let you check out the walk up to the Ruins as well! We do hope...More

Reviewed 9 April 2018

we were 3 sets of couples staying at the lodge for the weekend and we had the most amazing and relaxing time! the lodge is gorgeous and had heaps of room for a group of 6 to relax/sleep comfortably without feeling like we were on...More

Thank Vera L
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Reviewed 30 January 2018

This was an amazing place to stay. All fours rooms were stunning, all with a beautiful view. We didn't want for anything during our stay. The kitchen was well equipped and the house had plenty of decks and comfortable seats and beds. We swam, used...More

Thank Jo S
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Boat Available
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(2)
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (14)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Housekeeping Optional
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(2)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Patio
  • Private Fishing Lake/River
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Refrigerator
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Staffed Property
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Pets are permitted on an outdoors only basis subject to prior request and approval by management. We have safe contained weatherproof sleeping space for them on our outdoor deck...
    1 Full bath
    2 Attached (ensuite)
    2 Cribs
    2 Queens
    2 Kings
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

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  • Damage Deposit: R 10 297 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Our rates are a flat rate based on up to 6 guests requiring 3 bedrooms. Additional guests are possible up to 8 guests, with the exception of up to 2 additional infants up to 12 months of age for an absolute maximum of 10. Additional adults and children are charged at $50 per person per night. Infants stay free of charge.
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About the neighbourhood
Calabash Bay Lodge is luxurious absolute waterfront retreat on a southern tributary of Sydney's majestic Hawkesbury River at Berowra Waters. Conveniently situated for local and international travellers alike, Calabash Bay Lodge is only a 45 minute drive north of the Sydney CBD or 1 hour from Sydney Airport.
We are surrounded on all sides by 3 different national parks, a rare experience in NSW, the Ku'ring'gai Chase, Marramarra, and Berowra Valley.
Getting around
Return boat transfers from the nearest road access point at Berowra Waters to Calabash Bay Lodge are a standard inclusion and we provide use of a boat on the river during your stay. There is no boat license required to drive and we will provide a full safety briefing during your check in.
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport: 52.0 km
Railway: Berowra: 6.1 km
Ferry: Berowra Waters: 0.5 km
Calabash Bay Lodge can be reached in only a 45 minute drive north from the Sydney CBD via the Pacific Highway or M2 Tollway and F3 Freeway, and 1 hour from Sydney’s international and domestic airports. The Lodge is also reached easily from Sydney’s north-west and west via the M2 and M7 tollways, Newcastle & the Central Coast south on the F3, and from the Hunter Valley region on a pleasant tourist drive via the old Pacific Highway.
Berowra Train Station is on the North Shore and Newcastle/Central Coast lines north from Sydney Airport and CBD. A short taxi ride will take you from the station to Berowra Waters to meet us for your arrival boat transfer.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.3 km.
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