Berowra Waters Ferry

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Berowra Waters Ferry
Berowra Waters Berowra Creek NSW.jpg
The ferry can be seen in the mid-distance of this image of Berowra Creek
LocaleBerowra Waters, Berowra Valley National Park, northern Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
WaterwayBerowra Creek
Transit typePassenger and automobile cable ferry
OwnerTransport for New South Wales
OperatorPrivate sector contractor
System length250 metres (820 ft)
No. of vessels1
Daily ridership133
Websitewww.rms.nsw.gov.au/roads/using-roads/vehicular-ferries/index.html#Sydneyregion

The Berowra Waters Ferry is a cable ferry across the Berowra Creek, a tributary of the Hawkesbury River, located in the Berowra Valley National Park in northern Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. The ferry operates from the community of Berowra Waters on the west bank of the creek, to a landing on the east bank, thus connecting with the road to Berowra Heights.[1]

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The ferry is operated by a private sector operator under contract to Transport for New South Wales, and is free of tolls. The crossing is 250 metres (820 ft) in length and takes approximately three minutes. The ferry operates on demand 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, but is closed for maintenance on the second Tuesday of each month from 1200 to 1430.[2]

The Berowra Waters Ferry is one of five cable ferry crossings of the Hawkesbury River system. All the others are across the main channel of the river, comprising in order downstream the Sackville Ferry, Lower Portland Ferry, Webbs Creek Ferry and Wisemans Ferry.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Andrews, Graeme (1994). Ferries of Sydney (third ed.). Oxford University Press with Sydney University Press. pp. 214–217. ISBN 0-424-00202-7.
  2. ^ "Berowra Waters ferry". Vehicle ferries. Transport for New South Wales; Government of New South Wales. 8 August 2018. Retrieved 14 January 2019.
  3. ^ "Sackville Ferry". New South Wales Roads and Traffic Authority. Archived from the original on 28 July 2008. Retrieved 18 November 2008.

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Coordinates: 33°36′00″S 151°07′25″E / 33.600099°S 151.12352°E / -33.600099; 151.12352