Paddling the Hawkesbury River from Brooklyn to Patonga offers an exhilarating adventure through some of Australia’s most breathtaking scenery. Beginning in Brooklyn, paddlers are greeted by the tranquil waters of the river, flanked by lush bushland and towering sandstone cliffs. As you embark on your journey, the rhythmic sound of your paddle dipping into the water becomes a meditative melody, guiding you along the meandering path of the river

Round trip from Brooklyn to Patonga is around 19km,

Useful information:

  • Be sure to check out the tides, swell and wind – it can be lumpy!
  • Although it may look tempting, landing on Lion Island is not permitted.
  • Marine chart