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Cowan Creek to Pittwater via Broken Bay

Cowan Creek to Pittwater via Broken Bay

Distance: 24.90 km ( 15.47 miles )  Duration: 3 hours and 25 mins.   Last Updated: 01 Oct 2021
A superb cruise added by Judi Lormer it's in Berowra, New South Wales, Australia.
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Lots of bays and inlets to explore. Enjoy the beautiful Ku-ring-gai Chase national park from the water. From the relative quiet of the park to the hustle and bustle of the busy Pittwater estuary.
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Lords Bay

Lords Bay

A typical mooring site in the national park.




Waratah Bay

Waratah Bay

Four moorings here.


Distance from previous hotspot: 1.22 km ( 0.76 miles )

Smiths Creek

Smiths Creek

There are 10 public mooring in Smiths creek. But on a fine weekend they can all be full.


Distance from previous hotspot: 2.01 km ( 1.25 miles )

Another view of Smiths creek

Another view of Smiths creek

Pop down and check it out for your self. It’s about 3.5 kilometres to the end.


Distance from previous hotspot: 0.62 km ( 0.39 miles )

Cottage Point

Cottage Point

Perv at some lovely houses along this section.


Distance from previous hotspot: 0.84 km ( 0.52 miles )

Coal and Candle Creek

Coal and Candle Creek

Akuna bay is about 4.5km down that creek. They have food and supplies.


Distance from previous hotspot: 0.59 km ( 0.36 miles )

America Bay and Refuge Bay

America Bay and Refuge Bay

Millions of moorings in here. There used to be a floating garbage barge in here where you could dump your boating rubbish. Of course it was absolutely delightful ... ah those were the days!


Distance from previous hotspot: 4.64 km ( 2.88 miles )

Little Pittwater

Little Pittwater

Might be worth look if you have a kayak to play with.


Distance from previous hotspot: 2.13 km ( 1.32 miles )

Hungry Beach

Hungry Beach

Drop the anchor and row ashore for a great picnic spot.


Distance from previous hotspot: 0.53 km ( 0.33 miles )

Lion Island

Lion Island

You cannot land there but if you’re keen on circumnavigation ... opportunity knocks.


Distance from previous hotspot: 3.06 km ( 1.90 miles )

Barrenjoey Head

Barrenjoey Head

There is a beautiful sandstone light house at the top but this photo does not do it justice.


Distance from previous hotspot: 1.74 km ( 1.08 miles )

The Basin / Coasters Retreat

The Basin / Coasters Retreat

If you land you pay, but it does make for a very nice campsite and there’s a lagoon at the back to swim in.


Distance from previous hotspot: 1.39 km ( 0.86 miles )

Scotland Island

Scotland Island

The end of our tour - again a prime spot for your circumnavigators!


Distance from previous hotspot: 3.77 km ( 2.34 miles )











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