The idyllic Arakoon National Park on the NSW mid north coast is home to the historic Trial Bay Gaol and is a wonderful place for a daytrip to explore Australian history or for a family camping holiday...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/arakoon-national-park
South West Rocks Attractions
For a scenic treat, make your way to Captain Cook's lookout at the base of Smoky Cape lighthouse. Pause to feel the salty breeze as you gaze out over the Tasman Sea and Hat Head National Park.
Set against a backdrop of the historic gaol ruins, Front Beach is a popular swimming spot, perfect for families wanting a relaxing day outdoors. Situated in Arakoon National Park on the mid North Coas...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/arakoon-national-park/front-beach/swim-surf
Little Bay is a secluded beach nestled between granite cliffs, just south of the headland near Trial Bay Gaol in Arakoon National Park. Pack your fishing gear for a day at the beach.
With covered picnic areas, space for games and a little creek meandering through it, the Little Bay picnic area is a pretty spot for families to relax.
You'll find the perfect place to unroll...
Standing high on a narrow headland, Smoky Cape Lighthouse is surrounded by the stunning coastal scenery of Hat Head National Park. The lighthouse itself is as beautiful as the views – ...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/hat-head-national-park/smoky-cape-lighthouse/historic-site
Arakoon State Conservation Area is located three kilometres east of South West Rocks. This reserve is home to Trial Bay Gaol (1886), a picturesque ruin which was built as a public works prison but was...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/Arakoon-National-Park/Trial-Bay-Gaol/tourist-information