Sydney, Pittwater YHA

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Things to do in Sydney, Pittwater YHA

Kayak and picnic around the beautiful Morning Bay. Bushwalk to lookouts, aboriginal engraving sites, and waterfalls. See native animals in their natural setting. Try twilight sailing or just doing nothing! The bushland and the azure backdrop of Pittwater's bays have attracted YHA hostel users since World War II.

At the hostel

$7.50 Church point ferry

Visit other parts of the western shore and Scotland Island

When:
Daily - refer to ferry schedule
Where:
Board at Church Point wharf

$16 Kayaking

Kayak to the bays and beaches of Pittwater. Get lost in the mangroves. Kayak to visit other parts of the National Park and aboriginal engraving sites.

When:
All daylight hours
Where:
Book at reception

$40 Palm beach ferry

Day tours over Pittwater, the Hawkesbury and Cowan waterway to Bobbin Head.Day tours over Pittwater, the Hawkesbury and Cowan waterway to Bobbin Head.

When:
Friday to Monday & school holidays
Where:
Board at Palm Beach public wharf

$59 Sailing

Local sailing school, All Sail, offers introductory sailing courses and to join in on twilight races. Single twilight crew spot from $59 per person.

When:
By arrangement - subject to availability call All Sail on (02) 9979 6266 for details
Where:
Pick up from ferry wharf at Church Point

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FREE things to do in Pittwater

  1. Bush walk to lookouts, aboriginal engraving sites and other bays of Pittwater
  2. Wildlife spotting: Wallabies often graze around the hostel; possums and bandicoots are out at night; birdlife is abundant; and goannas are amble across the terraces in warmer months.
  3. Sunrise walk – see the making sun from a sandstone rock shelf overlooking Pittwater and beyond to the Tasman Sea
  4. Full moon walk when timing coincides
  5. Mountain Bike the trails of the National Park (Yes, you can get here by mountain bike from West Head Road)
  6. Fishing – bring a fishing line and try for a king fish, a bream or a flathead

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Palm Beach Hawkesbury River Cruises
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Concession prices on scenic Hawkesbury River cruise from Palm Beach and Patonga Beach on Sydney's beautiful northern coast.
  • (02) 9974 2159 or 0414 466 635
Superyacht Crew Academy
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YHA members receive a free VHF/HF Radio Operator Course with every STCW95+10 or Deckhand or Stewardess course booked, valued at $210
  • 0299799669
The Comedy Store
20% off tickets
The Comedy Store is Australia's premier comedy venue. We are offering 20% off to all YHA members for each Friday and Saturday Comedy Store Showcase performance.
  • 9550 3666
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25% off
YHA members receive 25% off on a fun, hands-on cooking class at Sydney Seafood School.
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