Hawks Nest Newsagency is also an authorised outlet for the OPAL card. This is the NSW Government’s Smartcard that you keep and reuse to pay for travel on public transport. We can issue both Adult and Child/Youth cards. We can also top up all OPAL cards instore as well as let you know what the balance is on your card.

Opal makes it easy to get around on public transport in Sydney, the Blue Mountains, Central Coast, Hunter, Illawarra and the Southern Highlands.