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Broken Bay Sport and Recreation Centre

  • Broken Bay Beach
  • Broken Bay lodge accommodation
  • Broken Bay's recreation hall

Broken Bay Sport and Recreation Centre (Centre) is located one hour north of Sydney on the magnificent Hawkesbury River and is accessible only via boat. The Centre provides a range of facilities and accommodation for school camps, kids’ and youth camps, sporting events, fishing adventures, community groups, music festivals and more. It is nestled on 650 hectares of unspoilt bushland between isolated headlands and the beach, with spectacular views of the iconic Barrenjoey Lighthouse, Lion Island and rugged sandstone cliffs lining the River. Abundant in native wildlife and bushwalking tracks, it hosts the Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award programs.

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Located on the Hawkesbury River, accessible by boat only (map)

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School camps at Broken Bay

Give your students the ultimate learning challenge by taking the curriculum out of the classroom. Whether it’s outdoor education, music and band camps, language and study camps, or anything in between, we help you provide lessons that last a lifetime.
Please call us on 13 13 02 to discuss program options for your group



Getting to Broken Bay Sport and Recreation Centre


Broken Bay Sport and Recreation Centre, Hawkesbury River NSW 2083 

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Chartered ferry

Broken Bay Sport and Recreation Centre provides a pick-up service from:

  • Brooklyn Wharf
  • Palm Beach Wharf
  • Patonga Wharf

Please check your booking confirmation to identify the pick-up location for your program. 

Public transport

  • Brooklyn Wharf is a short walk from Hawkesbury River train station on the Newcastle and Central Coast rail line. 
  • Palm Beach Wharf is accessible via bus route number L90/190 which runs between Central and Palm Beach.
  • Patonga Wharf is accessible via bus route number 54 which runs between Woy Woy and Umina.

Check for full timetable information.


There is limited public parking at the wharf pick-up locations.


Phone: 13 13 02 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm)

Postal address: Broken Bay Sport and Recreation Centre, C/O Post Office, Brooklyn NSW 2083

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What customers say

  • “The staff from Broken Bay would have to be the most cooperative, friendly and dedicated group of people you could meet. We felt like were staying at a five star hotel.”
    Australian Wind Orchestra