Sights

The riverside hamlet of Wisemans Ferry spills over a bow of the Hawkesbury River; the surrounding area retains remnants of the convict-built Great North Rd, originally constructed to link Sydney with the Hunter Valley and now part of Unesco's Australian Convict Sites World Heritage listing. To download a self-guided tour brochure, go to www.rms.nsw.gov.au and type ‘convict trail’ into the search box.