Nestled in native bushland on the edge of the Hawkesbury River, Marramarra Lodge offers a secluded river-safari style experience.


Nestled in native bushland on the edge of the Hawkesbury River, Marramarra is a secluded riverside lodge only accessible by boat, seaplane or helicopter. The lodgings boast understated timber flooring and large riverstone bathrooms, finished with a glass panelled outdoor balcony and unobstructed views. Choose between a Peninsula Tent perched atop the hill with a private view of the river, or the spacious bungalows nestled in the native bushland hills. Among the activities on offer here, guests can enjoy bushwalking in the national park, stand-up paddle boarding or kayaking on the river, or relax with a spa treatment. The food and wine experience is a highlight of any stay at Marramarra Lodge with Budyari Restaurant serving daily gourmet breakfast, light lunch, and a degustation dinner each evening; all included with your stay along with a select mini-bar. Nearby riverfront restaurants such as Berowra Waters are also accessible for an offsite long lunch option, with Marramarra arranging boat transfers.

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What's Included

Daily gourmet breakfast, light lunch and degustation dinner; selection of minibar items; house wines and beverages; boat transfers

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Location & Access

Located on the Hawkesbury River and accessible by boat from Mooney Mooney, about an hour’s drive from Sydney. Heli transfer or seaplane transfer options from Sydney are also available.

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What You Need to Know
Best Room

Peninsula Tent

Suitable For


Best Nearby Walk

Hike to the top of Mt 720

Best Nearby Park

Marramarra National Park

Best Food & Wine Experience

Degustation dinner

Best Place for Relaxation

On your deck overlooking the river


Open year-round

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Frequently asked questions

When is the best time to visit Tasmania?

Tasmania has a cool temperate climate with four distinct seasons. The warmest months are in summer and early Autumn, from December to March, and the winter is cool with snow in alpine inland areas such as Cradle Mountain.

What are the check-in and check-out times at Marramarra Lodge?

Check-in at Marramarra Lodge is from 14:00, and check-out is 11:00.

What room types can I book at Marramarra Lodge?

Marramarra Lodge offers Tents and Bungalows.

How do I get to Marramarra Lodge?

Marramarra Lodge is located on the Hawkesbury River in New South Wales - you can get there by boat transfer from Mooney Mooney. You can also transfer from Sydney by helicopter or seaplane.

What is the minimum age to stay at Marramarra Lodge?

The minimum age to stay at Marramarra Lodge is 16 years old.

When is the best time to visit New South Wales?

Much of New South Wales enjoys a mild sub-tropical climate with humid warm summers and mild winters. Sydney and the Blue Mountains region are generally four or five degrees cooler than the Central Coast and the northern NSW Hinterland region including Byron Bay.