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Calabash Bay Lodge is a boutique luxury retreat for the discerning gourmet traveller in a unique and exemplary water-access only location at Berowra Waters on the Hawkesbury River. An easy weekend holiday escape for friends and families, or romantic getaway for couples, Calabash Bay Lodge offers a unique nature-based experience of the Australian wilderness and absolute waterfront way of life under an hour north of Sydney, New South Wales.

Whatever the occasion, Calabash Bay Lodge is a beautiful place to relax, indulge, and celebrate life. We invite you to share the experience with us.

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Bells & Whistles

Only 45 minutes north of the Sydney CBD, 1 hour from Sydney Airport

Exclusive rental only – we book only one group at a time

Sublime water-access only restaurants within minutes

Complimentary wireless internet access

All-Inclusive Lodge Package includes all meals by onsite personal chef

Absolute waterfront with private mooring for your own boat

Water views from every room

A boat & kayaks to explore the river

Contemporary International & Australian designer furnishings

The latest & greatest AV for your entertainment pleasure

Bushwalking trails direct from property

A highlight of any stay is sitting on the barbecue deck, glass of fizz in hand, gazing over the water and eucalyptus-clad cliffs beyond.

The Weekend Australian

There’s something special about gazing out at the misty Hawkesbury River and its stunning backdrop of eucalyptus-clad cliffs.

The Weekend Australian

Throw a line from the pontoon and there’s a good chance you’ll catch something for dinner - does it get any better than this?

The Weekend Australian

Calabash Bay truly is a beautiful spot... Many thanks for your efficient and friendly service, the whole experience was a pleasure.

Ray, November 2010

Had a great time, didn’t want to come home!  We will all have great memories of our time away together.

Eleanor, June 2013

It’s summertime (well, almost) and the living is easy for the highglam, low-fuss weekend traveller

Good Weekend Magazine

It was such an experience getting picked up by a boat and taken to this wonderful holiday home

Kerry, April 2014

We’ve found the perfect weekend escape – an idyllic lodge set on the Hawkesbury

Gourmet Traveller

It was a really lovely two whole nights away which seems like a wonderful dream now!

Annie, March 2013

..it would be hard to go past the degustation cooked by your own private chef

Masterchef Magazine

From day one… we feel as through we’ve moored at our spiritual home

the (sydney) magazine

Who knew that feeling so far away was possible so close to home?

Luxury Travel Magazine

The most relaxing holiday destination

Kerry, April 2014

Awards & Accolades

Our accolades that we’re proud to share with you:

Unique Accommodation Gold Winner at the 2012 Greater Sydney Tourism Awards

Unique Accommodation Finalist in the NSW Tourism Awards 2012

Virgin Australia’s Voyeur Magazine rated us as one of the world’s “51 top luxe experiences” on their 2012 Luxe List

The Weekend Australian rated us in the world’s “Top Water Beds” in 2009

A top luxury pick in Fairfax’s 52 Good Weekends Away list of 2011

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Make the most of your stay with a combination of active experiences and adventuring on both land and water. More


Surrender to the pleasures of pure relaxation and indulgence in a location embraced by nature. More