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  • Kayak - 1 adult & 1 junior size provided

  • Stand Up Paddle Board - 1 adult inflatable board provided

  • Hire a boat and sail around the Pittwater

  • Fish - drop a line off the deck and catch dinner (hand reels / tackle box provided)

  • Jump off the jetty or swim at nearby beaches or inlets (via boat)



  • Backyard bushwalk - in the Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park as the Elvina Trail runs directly along the back of the cottage. Take a short stroll to the South Elvina Wharf (12mins easy walk) or see Sydney’s largest Aboriginal engravings rock platform on the Elvina Track (30mins moderate walk).

  • Waterfront dining - cook a BBQ feast and dine alfresco on your deck or in the living room with water views. Or put your feet up and pre-book a local caterer to sail over your gourmet feast.

  • Birdwatching - caretaker runs bird feeding from his balcony with visits by King Parrots, Kookaburras, Butcherbirds, white Cockatoos and if lucky, Owls

  • Board/card games, reading or drawing (games box provided)

  • Yoga on the deck (2 mats and blocks provided)

The Newport - Photo by: Jolene Cornford

The Newport - Photo by: Jolene Cornford


Catch the Church Point ferry to Scotland Island (4 stops) or the Western Foreshore which includes: Elvina Bay, Halls Wharf (access to Morning Bay), and Lovett Bay, made famous by Susan Duncan’s book 'Salvation Creek'.


  • Waterfront Cafe and Pasadena lawn pop up cafe van, Church Point Ferry Wharf (6 mins by boat)

  • The Marina Cafe, Church Point (8 mins by boat)

  • The Newport, (25mins by boat or 6mins by boat to Church Point and then 15min drive)