Top Driving Roads Around Sydney: Berowra Waters

In no particular order, here are some of my favourite places to drive in and around Sydney.

1: Berowra Waters Ferry.

Round trip time: approx. 3 hours from Sydney CBD

Road Surface: Varies. Tarmac poorly maintained in sections

Skill Level: intermediate


Heading up the M1 brings you to Mooney Mooney, and the Brooklyn turnoff.

Most people continue their way up the M1, but if it is an enjoyable afternoon’s drive you’re after, get off the main drag.

Take the off ramp. Go right at the roundabout and back on to the Old Pacific Highway towards Cowan.

The rusting old bridge looks like something from a movie set. There is a beautiful, if short, set of curves to Pie in the Sky at Cowan.

The pies are icons of old Sydney, and is a decades-old symbol of what it means to get out of town just for the sake of the drive. The staff are young, and hip, and very helpful.

The view is stunning back over the river from high above the M1.

This is a favourite spot for Motor cycle and sports car enthusiasts. The small car park is often full of classic cars from all over the world. Sometimes, there are hundreds of bikes too.

On a weekend, you’ll be lucky to find a table. Have your photo taken under the tree of wisdom.

After stuffing yourself fu