Getting there & away
There are four road entrances to the park: Mt Colah, on the Pacific Hwy; Turramurra, in the southwest; and Terrey Hills and Church Point, in the southeast. Shorelink Buses (02-9457 8888; www.shorelink.com.au) runs bus 577 every hour from Turramurra Station to the park entrance (one way $4/2 adult/child, 20 minutes, hourly). From here it’s about 3km to Bobbin Head.
The Palm Beach Ferry Service (02-9974 2411; www.palmbeachferry.com.au) shunts between Palm Beach Wharf in Pittwater and the Basin (one-way $12/6 adult/concession, 15 minutes, hourly). Palm Beach & Hawkesbury River Cruises (02-9974 2159, 0414-466 635; www.sydneysceniccruises.com) operates a there-and-back ferry from Palm Beach to Bobbin Head, via Patonga (return $35/20 adult/child, 4½ hours). Call for bookings. Church Point Water Taxis (0428-238 190) operates services on demand between Church Point Ferry Wharf and Palm Beach ($55 for up to six people, 20 minutes).
To get to Palm Beach, take bus 190 or L90 from Wynyard Park (one-way adult/child $6/3, 1½ hours, half-hourly).