Hamptons Shack Boathouse Dangar Island Waterfront and Private Beach
One hour from Sydney. Newly built and spacious with stunning water views. Hot Tub and Pet friendly. Renovated by an interior designer in Hamptons style with cathedral ceilings. 36 square metres of internal space plus deck. Private sandy beach on the water in a tranquil setting. The Hamptons Shack Boathouse has become one of the most popular holiday lets on the Hawkesbury. With many guests returning!
WITH OUR COMPLIMENTS: The booking includes luxury toiletries, coffee, tea, snacks, port and gourmet chocolates. Also our must have octopus socks for your comfort.
Dangar Island recently featured third out of 100 in the Australian Traveller magazine as one of Australias top 100 most undiscovered spots.
Dangar Island is located a quick one hour drive or train ride from Sydney CBD. Trains run at least hourly from central to the Hawkesbury River train station.
Located two minutes by water from the mainland. Transport to island can be by water taxi (this takes 2 minutes and generally costs $30 and drops you at the door!) or hourly ferry service. Most guests come by water taxi. If coming by car, park in Brooklyn.
What to do on Dangar
The River Postman boat cruises along the Hawkesbury River run from Brooklyn regularly. Kayak available hire from Brooklyn. Fishing and swimming of the pontoon is popular with guests. Basic fishing rods provided. Enjoy a pleasant stroll around the island. Visit the local café or bowling club. The water taxi can take you to various 5 star restaurants or get the ferry to Brooklyn and enjoy the local restaurants there.
Relax and unwind!
The island has a café which is open daily and located on the water. It has artwork and jewellery designed by local talented artists.
The bowling club restaurant is open Thursday evening, Friday evening, Saturday lunch in summer, Saturday dinner and Sunday lunch. The first Friday of every month is open mic night and is very popular with the locals and wider river communities.
Dangar island is full of wildlife and nature. Many variety of birds and occasionally dolphins and turtles can be spotted.
A great spot for kids to enjoy playing and swimming on the private beach or Bradleys Beach and fishing of the pontoon. Dangar Island has a children's park near the bowling club. The boathouse has many board games, magazines and books to entertain guest of all ages.
Simply enjoy the peace and tranquillity of the enchanting Dangar Island and the coastal ambience of the Hamptons Shack Boathouse. The most common feedback we have had so far is 'We will definitely be back!'
ROMANTIC additional option (book in advance): Also available upon request during your stay Bubbles & cheese platter $70, Moet & cheese platter $120 Veuve & cheese platter $130. Let us know when you are arriving so we can organise the platter and champagne to be left in the boatshed for your arrival.
Winter bookings : The boatshed is well insulated and heating is provided. Beds have electric blankets, extra rugs and throws are provided. Watch the sun go down from the hot tub on colder days followed by a complimentary port to end your day. The spa tub is popular with winter guests.
Summer bookings: Enjoy swimming and fishing on your own private beach or visit Bradleys Beach. Lounge on the deck chairs provided and enjoy the view. The 3 fans (one is a dyson fan!) along with the breeze of the water ensure a pleasant temperature.
SPA TUB with water views. Is a great way to end your day. Sipping a glass of bubbles while watching the sun go down.
The loft area has a double bed and a king single. The 4th bed is the day bed downstairs.
Winter Prices June to August
Monday to Wednesday : $190 pn
Friday and Saturday: $310
Thursday and Sunday: $230
Summer Prices (excluding major public holidays and peak season) September to May:
Monday to Wednesday: $215 pn
Friday and Saturday: $360
Thursday and Sunday: $255
Exceptions include public holidays and school holidays.
Dogs allowed. We love dogs! Dog bed for small to medium dog is provided and dog bowl. It is an enclosed area and difficult for dogs to escape. When making your booking with pets, please select the pet extras option clean charge of $25.
Note a laundry facility can be made available for bookings of 4 days or longer.
Price is based on 2 guests. An extra $15 per guest applies for more than 2 guests per night. Minimum charge for an extra guest is $30. $25 cleaning charge per stay for up to 3 dogs.
Check in 1pm and check out 10am. We are happy to answer any questions you have!
No excessive noise/music after 9.30pm. This is a residential area.