Mondrook Garden, Cafe and Gallery offers you a warm country welcome and the friendly service you deserve. Experience the best nature has to offer. Explore the beautiful gardens, walk around the dam fu...http://www.mondrookgardens.com.au
Getting to North Coast
Explore North Coast national parks
Wherever you go on the North Coast, a national park will be close by. Discover World Heritage rainforests, visit an historic lighthouse or explore the amazing world beneath the waves at Solitary Island Marine Park, off the North Coast at Coffs Harbour.
Getting to the North Coast
When the sparkling beaches, laid-back lifestyle and lushness of the NSW North Coast hinterland beckons, it's good to know that getting here has never been easier. The long stretch of stunning coastline from Sydney to Tweed Heads is well serviced by Countrylink trains, air, coach and tours. If you're keen to self-drive, follow the Legendary Pacific Coast Touring Route along the coast from Sydney to Brisbane. Byron Bay, for instance, is a nine hour drive from Sydney and about two hours' drive from Brisbane.
The major domestic airlines (Jetstar, Qantas, Rex Airlines and Virgin Australia) fly to major destinations on the North Coast. These include Newcastle, Taree, Port Macquarie, Coffs Harbour, Grafton, Lismore and Ballina. Take advantage of fly/drive packages to get out and explore the diverse regions.
Other popular destinations include Port Stephens, just a few hours' drive north of Sydney and easily accessible by daily coach from Sydney Central Station. The nearest airport is in Newcastle, 25 minutes away.
Port Macquarie is five hours' drive from Sydney or you can fly with Virgin Australia and Qantas have 2-3 flights daily.
Coffs Harbour on the Coffs Coast is about a 6.5-hour drive from Sydney. Virgin Australia and Qantas have several flights a day to Coffs while CountryLink has three trains a day from Sydney.
Travel to Byron Bay via Ballina Airport with Jetstar, Virgin Australia or Regional Express. Regular CountryLink rail services also operate to Byron.
Tweed Heads is the most northern town in NSW, easy to get to using combined rail/coach services which can be booked through CountryLink. Located between the Gold Coast and Byron Bay, it's about two hours' drive from Brisbane and minutes from Gold Coast Airport.
*** Latest event details are yet to be confirmed ***The Seaside Classic is a week of golf culminating with the 49th Annual 'Seaside Event'. There are thousands of dollars worth of pr...http://portmacquariegolf.com.au/events/morgans-cimb-seaside-classic
5km (one way) - 3 hour - Medium difficultyIf you love waterfalls and ancient rainforest, then you can't go past Brindle Creek walking track in the high country of Border Ranges National Park...http://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/border-ranges-national-park/brindle-creek-walking-track/walking
This annual event is very much a fun, family friendly day. Attractions include a chocolate wheel with prizes ranging from hams to seafood. There will be entertainment, a visit from Santa, a barbecue, ...
The Minjungbal Aboriginal Cultural Centre at South Tweed Heads is located within the Tweed Heads historic site, which adjoins the Ukerebagh Nature Reserve. Their aim is to preserve and protect the si...http://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/tweed-heads-historic-site/minjungbal-aboriginal-cultural-centre/tourist-information
0.6km (return) - 0.34 hour (each way) - Easy difficultyVisitors looking for an easy introduction to Dorrigo's wonderful rainforest systems can't go past Satinbird stroll, near the popular Th...http://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/dorrigo-national-park/satinbird-stroll/walking
As one of the longest running IRONMAN events on the global circuit, established in 1985, IRONMAN Australia remains an iconic global event consisting of a 3.8 kilometre swim, 180 kilometre bike course ...http://www.ironmanaustralia.com
Soldiers Point Marina is a multi-award winning boutique resort-style marina, located in the NSW regional area known as Port Stephens, approximately 200 kilometres or 90 nautical miles north of Sydney....http://www.soldiersptmarina.com.au
7.5km (return) - 4 hour (each way) - Hard difficultyMinyon loop walking track offers the opportunity to experience a range of forests, pristine creeks and a spectacular waterfall in Nightcap...http://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/nightcap-national-park/minyon-loop-walking-track/walking
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