The Riverboat Postman Tour

The Riverboat Postman Tour 25 MarchMar 2022 10:00am - 01:00pmDangar Road, Brooklyn NSW, Australia

To celebrate Hello Hornsby and Seniors Week 2022, we are pleased to invite Seniors aged 60+ to join us on The Riverboat Postman Tour.

As part of Hello Hornsby, Council's innovative new project connecting seniors with our community, and in honour of Seniors Week 2022, we are pleased to invite Seniors aged 60+ to join us on The Riverboat Postman Tour for a wonderful day out.

The Riverboat Postman Tour is a 3 hour trip along the Hawkesbury River, starting and ending in Brooklyn. It runs from 10am-1pm and is easily accessible by train with Hawkesbury River Station adjacent to the Wharf. For anyone wishing to travel by train as a group, Council Staff will travel via Hornsby Station up to Brooklyn – feel free to join them. Details will be sent to all ticket holders.

The trip includes a beautiful and relaxing trip along the river while delivering mail and other essential items to the settlements upstream from Brooklyn. There will be plenty of stories shared and fun to be had.

The Riverboat Postman Tour includes morning tea at departure and a Ploughman’s-style lunch at midday. Common dietary requirements can be catered for.

Covid 19 regulations are in place and all boat crew and Council staff are double vaccinated. All ticket holder will need to show proof of double vaccination as well.

Cost – FREE. Tickets are limited and bookings are essential.

Gentle Reminder – Tickets are open to Residents of Hornsby Shire, aged 60+, who are double vaccinated. Proof of vaccination status will be required prior to starting the tour.

For more information, please call Sue Downing, Hornsby Shire Council's Community Development Officer on 9847 6889.

  • Hornsby Shire Council
    Organizer of The Riverboat Postman Tour

    Hornsby Shire Council has developed a long term vision for the Shire that identifies Hornsby Shire’s special characteristics and the values that are to be preserved and how change will be managed into the future.


Hawkesbury River Station, Dangar Road, Brooklyn NSW, Australia


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Hawkesbury River railway station is a heritage-listed railway station located on the Main North and Central Coast–Newcastle lines in Brooklyn. The station serves the town of Brooklyn and is located on the southern bank of the Hawkesbury River.

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