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d'Albora Marinas at Akuna Bay

Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park

Overview

d’Albora Marinas at Akuna Bay in the Cowan/Hawkesbury River system, offers wet berths, boat hire, hardstand, public boat ramp, function centre, fishing and picturesque barbecue spots.

Where
Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park
Accessibility
Easy
Price
Free
Entry fees
Park entry fees apply
Opening times

Visit the d’Albora Marinas website

Bookings

Phone (02) 9486 3000, email or visit the d'Albora Marinas website

Please note

Remember to take your binoculars if you want to birdwatch.

Just 40 minutes from Sydney, popular d’Albora Marinas is nestled in the heart of Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park on the Cowan/Hawkesbury River system. This makes it a perfect base for delving into the natural beauty of the area around Coal and Candle Creek.

You can hire a boat here, berth your own, or cast off in a kayak for something a bit more adventurous. d’Albora Marinas offers fuel during business hours, and dockmaster assistance.

Akuna Bay also features great facilities for a pre-departure picnic, with a public barbecue and ample tables for everyone. There are also some great dining options there. Alternatively, you can enjoy some light refreshments at the d'Albora Marinas Akuna Bay general store. Or indulge in a long and lazy Sunday lunch feast with friends and family at Pilu at Akuna Bay.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

 

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A family walk a boardwalk section of Bouddi coastal walk, Bouddi National Park. Photo: John Spencer/OEH.

Park info

  • in Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park in the Sydney and surrounds region
  • Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park is open sunrise to sunset but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

    • The entrance to Bobbin Head and Appletree Bay is closed from 8pm to 6am during daylight savings periods, and from 5.30pm to 6am the rest of the year.
    • Gates to West Head are closed from 8.30pm to 6am during daylight savings periods, and from 6pm to 6am the rest of the year.
  • Park entry fees:

    $12 per vehicle per day.

    Vehicles over 8 seats: $4.40 per adult, $2.20 per child (per day). Students on educational programs: $1.10 per student. Teachers/educational supervisors: free (1 adult per 10 students).

    Buy an annual pass.
    • Bobbin Head Information Centre
      02 9472 8949
      Contact hours: 10am to 4pm daily. 9am to 4pm during summer school holidays, closed 12pm-12:30pm. Closed Christmas Day.
    • Bobbin Head, Ku-ring-gai Chase Road, Mount Colah NSW 2080
    • Email: bobbin.head@environment.nsw.gov.au
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View of Coal And Candle Creek from Akuna Bay. Photo: Gavin Jowitt