Hawkesbury Water Taxi





No matter where you need to go, we’ll get you there. Get an instant quote and request to book here online (above). We’ll confirm your booking via return text or call. Please allow the driver a short time to complete this, they may be busy berthing the vessel or assisting passengers.

Bookings in advance are welcome. Please allow 1-2 days to receive confirmation, based on the immediacy of the trip date entered by you. 

Please note, all trips after 8pm need to be booked no later than 8pm. For special events, call us to plan ahead.

Our water taxis and rental boats are the perfect way to travel the beautiful Hawkesbury River, NSW and we look forward to your ride with us soon. 

*We will be closed Christmas Day to celebrate with family*

FAQ Frequently Asked Questions

Service areas

Hawkesbury River, Berowra Waters, Cowan Creek, Pittwater and Broken Bay. Here, there and everywhere. So call us.

Taxi & tinny package

Want to catch the taxi to your holiday house and have a tinny waiting on the jetty to use in the morning? We do a taxi and tinny package.Call us to book.

Passenger capacity

Our water taxis carry 17 passengers and tinnies seat a maximum of 4. Note: children require a seat for taxi bookings and no more than 4 people of any age in rental tinnies. By booking a water taxi ride or tinny with us online or via phone, you agree to Hawkesbury Water Taxi’s terms.

Rental boats info


Information for tinnies hired as a part of the taxi & tinny package. Responsible and sober adults 18 years and over can drive. No boat licence required. The rental boats are for daytime use only, and cannot be driven on dusk or at night. These babies come equipped with 8hp outboards and adult life jackets. No more than 4 people of any age in hire boats, at all times. By booking a water taxi ride or rental boat with us online or via phone, you agree to Hawkesbury Water Taxi’s terms.

You can explore or fish within designated areas, please ask us.

Slip, slop, slap (ie. wear sun-cream, hat and long sleeves), and pack cold water. We also suggest closed in, non-slip shoes. Any problems when you’re out, call us 0422 300 100.

Caught a big fish, had fun? Post your pics on Facebook and tag us, @thehawkesbury watertaxi. Terms are accepted by you and other passengers when you book online or via phone with Hawkesbury Water Taxi.


Cash or EFTPOS on the day. All major credit cards are accepted.


One airline-size carry on bag each is great, and standard weekend away items. Please note, no cargo (call us should you wish to discuss). Extra fees may apply for additional luggage, this is at the drivers discretion on the day.


Forgot something or run out of bait? We deliver to houses and boats. We shop at cost price + $10 for our legs. And, it’s a standard taxi ride fee to deliver up to 8pm. After 8pm, send us a text. Please note, any bottle-shop items are required to be purchased by you directly, inline with RSA regulations. Text to book a standard round trip taxi ride. Hawkesbury Water Taxi takes no responsibility for any purchases denied by outlets, and the full return trip taxi fare will apply.

Rain, hail or shine – we ride

The driver will call if severe weather hits. We ask for understanding that safety will always come first (yours and ours), and thank you for your patience if there is a need to reschedule.

Family friendly

Yes, got a brood ourselves.


Can they travel? Yes, all the worlds creatures within reasonable size.

Issues or trouble

Call us 0422 300 100. In true emergency situations only, call 000 or Hawkesbury River Rescue +61 2 9985 1111. If you’ve only run out of fuel, call us!

Local stays

See Airbnb and Stayz for great options. Also check out Turners River House and Hawkesbury River Accommodation.

Local 35 years

We’re a proud family run business and lifelong river residents, Tammy & Neal. So a warm welcome to the river. Beach picnics, hidden walking tracks, sunset spots. Ideas are here if you need ‘em, just ask.

Seen The Oyster Farmer?

The river is full of charm, without the bling of the big smoke just as you see in the movie. Our boats aren’t shiny. That’s the river for you; it’s real, full of character and magic. We just hope you’ve got long enough to enjoy it.

Contact us Hawkesbury Water Taxi