Calabash Bay Lodge


Check In: 16:00|Check Out: 10:00

Only 1 hr north of Sydney on the Hawkesbury River at Berowra Waters, and surrounded by 3 National Parks, the award winning boat-access only Calabash Bay Lodge offers families, friends, and couples the experience of the Australian way of life on the absolute waterfront, with all the attendant luxury perks.

We include plush linens, use of a boat, kayaks, fishing rods, luxury REN toiletries, Foxtel, Netflix & Apple TV, and we're only a short boat ride to famed restaurants Berowra Waters Inn and Peat's Bite.

Calabash Bay Lodge is surrounded by pristine eucalypt bushland and the ancient sandstone cliffs fronting onto the Hawkesbury River at Berowra Waters. With three national parks on each side of our riverfront location, the Ku’ring-gai Chase, Marramarra, and Berowra Valley, Calabash Bay Lodge offers an unparalleled eco-luxury escape perfect for weekend getaways from Sydney, multigenerational or multiple family holidays, as well as romantic luxury couples retreats in celebration of honeymoons or babymoons, or just to spoil a lover. Calabash Bay Lodge is also a unique and inspiring venue for a corporate reward, strategy workshop, or health and wellness retreat.

All of Calabash Bay Lodge's rooms feature north-facing floor to ceiling views to a 4km sweep of riverfront that ends at our private pontoon and waterfront garden. You’ll have the deepest and most refreshing sleep in our four beautifully-appointed bedrooms with plush organic 1000 count cotton bedlinen – including 2 king rooms with AH Beard premium luxury beds that can be split into 2 twin beds for groups of family, friends or colleagues, and 2 with queen sized Sealy Posturepedic beds. All have outdoor balconies and water views, and there are 3 bathrooms, 2 being private ensuites with luxury rain showers, with luxury toiletries supplied from REN and Li’Tya.


  • internet/wifi
  • open fireplace

Map & Directions

Berowra Waters Road or Bay Road, Alexandria 1435


Calabash Bay Lodge can be reached in only a 45 minute drive north from the Sydney CBD via the Pacific Highway or M2 Tollway and F3 Freeway, and 1 hour from Sydney's international and domestic airports. The Lodge is also reached easily from Sydney's north-west and west via the M2 and M7 tollways, Newcastle & the Central Coast south on the F3, and from the Hunter Valley region on a pleasant tourist drive via the old Pacific Highway. The nearest road access point is Berowra Waters. GPS coordinates for those cruising in on their own boat from Broken Bay or Sydney Harbour can be provided.

Prior to your stay, we will send you a Welcome Pack that contains: a personalised itinerary, detailed access information including driving maps and directions, and instructions on where to park and how to meet us for your arrival boat transfer, information on all the activities & dining options in Berowra Waters and it's wider vicinity that you can refer to over the weekend, plus tips on what you'll need to pack and leave behind - making the life of the holiday coordinator that little bit easier!

Parking is available adjacent to the meeting point for your arrival water taxi transfer in time-unrestricted on-road parking. Security undercover car & trailer parking can be arranged for a fee if you want drive in with a trailer boat or just want a little more security for your car.

If you plan to bring your own boat, please advise us upon booking so we can provide specific arrival instructions and directions to the public launch facilities.

Cancellation Policy

Please note that arrivals are not permitted on a Saturday or Sunday even if these dates are showing as available in the booking system. The operator reserves the right to cancel booking requests arriving on a weekend.

A full refund of any deposits paid will be made if your booking is cancelled more than 90 days out from the booking start date. Please note well that all booking fees paid are non-refundable. The value of the booking fee will be deducted from any deposit monies refunded to you per the cancellation schedule below.

Within 90 days - 15% of the total cost
Within 60 days - 30% of the total cost
Within 30 days - 50% of the total cost
Within 21 days - 75% of the total cost
Within 14 days - 100% of the total cost

Should your requirements change and you wish to change the date of your booking to an alternative date either prior to or after the original booking we are happy to transfer the balance of any booking fee and deposits paid to alternative dates within the next 12 months subject to availability and payment of a $100 administration fee.

NB Booking fees for public holiday long weekends and high season weekly bookings are forfeitable if you decide to postpone to new dates over 6 months from the original booking date.

If you wish to change dates within 21 days of the commencement date of the original booking a non-refundable fee of 25% of the total cost of the original booking will be payable in addition to the cost of the rebooked dates.

If you wish to change dates within 14 days of the commencement date of the original booking a non-refundable fee of 50% of the total cost of the original booking will be forfeitable in addition to the value of the rebooked dates.

A security bond is payable to cover any additional costs incurred including but not limited to any breakage damages or excess cleaning or rubbish removal req

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