Pittwater is located 45 minutes north of the Sydney Harbour Bridge as Sydneys northern most waterway. Hiring a boat in Pittwater you have access to The Hawksbury River, Smith Creek, Cowan Creek & Berowra Waters as well as many different bays.
Pittwater was named Pitt Water in 1788 in honour of William Pitt the Younger, then Prime Minister of Great Britain. The waterway extends from Mona Vale & Warriewood in the south, to Palm Beach in the north. It has a rich Aboriginal & European History and was first surveyed by the HMS Sirius in 1788.
Pittwater comprises many different localized natural features and habitats including wetlands, bushland, lagoons, rock platforms, beaches, headlands, creeks, and open waterways.
These days the area is a hub for recreational water activities including; sailing, leisure cruising, surfing, waterskiing, diving, fishing and sightseeing.