When it comes to relaxing and rebooting, getting away from it all—the always-late buses, the two-hour queues for a doughnut—the heart of nature really is the best way to hit the reset button. Here is your next destination for a soul-restoring getaway, within New South Wales. Who knew holiday bliss was only an hour’s drive away?
Only 40 kilometres north of Sydney, Berowra Heights is an alluring suburb praised by nature-lovers. The neighbourhood’s aquatic attractions, from fishing to paddle-boarding and canoeing along Berowra Creek, all to surround yourself with the beauty of mother nature.
Not a fan of water features? Aim high! Naa Badu Lookout offers magnificent views south over Berowra Creek as well as over Sams and Calna Creeks. Or take your lunch or coffee down to Barnetts Road Reserve and Barnetts lookout for the inspiring view of Berowra Waters and the surrounding area. You can even challenge yourself to some great hiking trails of Berowra Valley National Park and Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park.
One of the highlights for Berowra Heights is the shopping area. Berowra Village has a supermarket, bakery, hairdresser, bank, newsagency, etc. You don’t need to drive to Hornsby for essentials nor good food options. Singo’s Meats has recently joined the Bewora Village community offer premium quality meats; CoHo Berowra specialises in healthy cafe fare, including vegan, gluten-free and dairy-free options; Absolute Thai is a well-loved Thai dining destination since it opened its doors.
Berowra Heights has a long history as a holiday getaway, luring travellers with its abundant natural beauty. With NorthConnex getting ready to open in the coming months, providing a direct connection between the M1 Pacific Motorway at Wahroonga and the Hills M2 Motorway at West Pennant Hills. The suburb will soon be even more accessible and quicker to get to, let’s go and soak up the vibe!