This is the charm of a houseboat holiday and along these sheltered waterways you can cruise where you want at your leisure. What's more houseboating is so easy! Some of the other attractions are:

  • The historic town Wiseman's Ferry
  • The charm of the Hawkesbury as it winds it's way down through Spencer and Berowra Waters or back upstream towards Windsor (see the cruising area)
  • Historic Sites both aboriginal and first settler
  • The tranquility of the Colo River
  • Many secret fishing spots (mostly Jewfish, flathead, bream, bass and perch upstream towards Windsor)
  • A various selection of restaurants at Wiseman's Ferry, Berowra Waters and Windsor
  • National Parks (Yengo, Dharug, Cattai, Marra Marra, Muogamarra, Kuringai)
  • At Cattai National Park, many wild native birds and animals can be seen roaming free close to the picnic areas
  • Ebenezer Church "oldest church in Australia"
  • Great Northern Road and "Hangman's Rock"
  • Riverbend Restaurant 02 4566 4422 (bookings essential)
  • Majestic rock formations and scenery
  • Beautiful birds, wildlife and flora
  • Bar Island ruins and picnic area
  • The "Parramatta" shipwreck


There are 3 golf courses close by to the Able Marina, all 3 are accessable by water.




  • Email Dan or phone him on 0405 196 253 to find out more!


  • Troy Ireland is a local trawler, when available he will be happy to deliver an order of fresh prawns, for enquiries phone him on
  • Gary Howards Hawkesbury River Prawns 02 4575 4009 or email  Fresh, succulent Hawkesbury River Prawns (seasonal)

There is so much more around and our friendly staff are always happy to point out a favourite spot or three!

Wisemans Car Ferry Wisemans Ferry BBQ area  


The Old Great North Road walk is located 500 metres up from Wisemans Ferry Ferry, on the Northern side of the river

To 'visit' the Ferry Artists, click here