Nestled into the dunes, Geebung picnic area is a perfect beachside spot just north of popular Diamond Head campground, in Crowdy Bay National Park. Only a short stroll to the golden crescent sands of ...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/crowdy-bay-national-park/geebung-picnic-area/picnic-bbq
Port Macquarie on NSW North Coast has beautiful beaches and national parks and is a great place to go wildlife spotting both on and off shore. Port Macquarie offers a great range of activities to bring you closer to nature, from rainforest walks to snorkelling and scuba diving in its marine reserves.
Experience nature in the Port Macquarie area
With its perfect natural combination of beaches, the Hastings River and fertile valley, Port Macquarie is an excellent base for experiencing nature. There are rainforest walks, snorkelling and scuba diving, as well as scenic drives such as the hinterland route from Port Macquarie to Taree.
Visit the State's only dedicated Koala Hospital where about 250 koalas are nurtured back to health each year.
National parks in the area include Werrikimbe National Park and Dooragan National Park, with lookouts, picnic areas and walking trails.
Tall, stately, magnificent forest, with glimpses of the coast to the east, and native birds circling overhead; this is Middle Brother National Park. It's heavily wooded with old growth and subtropical...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/middle-brother-national-park
Whether you're an eager history student or an outdoor adventurer, you'll find plenty to do at Lake Innes Nature Reserve, not far from Port Macquarie. The reserve features a fascinating historic site s...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/lake-innes-nature-reserve
Covering some 52 hectares, the Kooloonbung Creek Nature Park has been developed to preserve an area of natural bushland, furnished with walking tracks and boardwalks, allowing you to wander and enjoy ...
Kattang Nature Reserve is a spectacular location on the mid-north coast, just waiting to be explored. Surrounded on all three sides by Pacific Ocean, the majestic Perpendicular Point stands tall with ...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/kattang-nature-reserve
Close to Crowdy Bay National Park's northern entrance, this grassy, wind-sheltered nook is nestled behind the dunes and offers plenty of space for the kids to run around. Only a short drive from Port ...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/crowdy-bay-national-park/cheesetree-picnic-area/picnic-bbq
Sea Acres Rainforest Centre is an inspiring experience. Share the wonders of one of the largest remaining coastal rainforest reserves in New South Wales.
Enjoy the tranquil beauty of the elev...
Located near the northern end of Crowdy Bay National Park, just down from Dunbogan Beach, Blackbutt picnic area is a place full of surprises. Enter through a maze of sentry-like blackbutt and clumping...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/crowdy-bay-national-park/blackbutt-picnic-area/picnic-bbq
A little off the beaten track, discover the tranquil charms of Queens Lake Nature Reserve, just south of Port Macquarie on the Mid North Coast. With a variety of lush vegetation, including stands of m...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/queens-lake-nature-reserve