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  1. Seaham Swamp Nature Reserve

    Located in Port Stephens, near Newcastle in the NSW Hunter region, Seaham Swamp Nature Reserve offers birdwatching, bushwalking and Aboriginal heritage. Birdwatching enthusiasts have already caught onto this little gem, which is a habitat …

  2. Pelican Beach Road lookout

    Take in the golden sands and sapphire waters of Pelican Beach from Pelican Beach Road lookout. Look to the north to see Pelican Point, a picturesque hotspot for beach fishing, or turn your gaze southwards for views of The Entrance. As well…

  3. Port Macquarie Historic Courthouse

    Port Macquarie's Historic Courthouse was built in 1869 to fulfil an urgent and pressing need to replace the original Courthouse, which was in a derelict state. It is open week days for inspection from 10am to 3pm. It is nestled in a beaut…

  4. Dobell House

    Dobell House is the home and studio of Sir William Dobell, one of Australia's greatest artists, on the shores of beautiful Lake Macquarie. Explore Sir William's unique home with its original furniture, personal memorabilia and family memen…

  5. Hat Head National Park

    Hat Head National Park on the mid-north coast of NSW near South West Rocks is a natural paradise. Explore the lighthouse, camp by the beach and go fishing and swimming. Hat Head National Park, near Kempsey, is a place of exceptional beauty…

  6. Freshwater track

    Discover one of the Clarence Coast’s best-kept secrets on the Freshwater track. Starting at the northern end of Pebbly Beach campground, this short track leads you to a beautiful and remote beach. Positioned on the park’s southern coastline…

  7. Buchanan's Head

    Approximately two kilometres of straight beach south from Shelley Caves lies Buchanan’s Head, or, as most people call it, Plumbago. So that’s what they’ll call it here. It’s a grey and beautiful punctuation mark of stone on a long stretch o…

  8. Greenroom Gallery

    Greenroom is a boutique/gallery on the lovely promenade in Coffs Harbour owned and operated by Wayne and Charlotte French. They offer timeless designs, comfortable and flattering clothes for women with a heart for ethical and sustainable f…

  9. Go Karts Go

    Go Karts Go is an amusement park with go karts, a shop and video games. All members of the family, from three to 90 years, can have a fun time. The tracks are fully controlled and supervised with safety the key factor. Go Karts Go has the …

  10. World War II gun emplacements

    If you are interested in Australian military history, make sure you take the short walk along Fort Tomaree walk to Tomaree Head. The headland, part of Fort Tomaree, played an important role in Australia’s east coast defence system during Wo…

  11. The Welcome Walk

    Did you know mangroves are excellent fish nurseries? That there is a plant called sea celery? Or that saltmarsh is classified as an Endangered Ecological Community? You can learn all about these issues and more on The Welcome walk in Hunter…

  12. Marmong Picnic Area

    Nestled in the bush within Lake Macquarie State Conservation Area, you’ll find idyllic Marmong picnic area. It’s perfect for families and those looking for a moment of serenity by the lake, yet there’s also plenty to do. It’s a beautiful s…

  13. Captain Cook's lookout

    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. Visit between May and July to see southern rig…

  14. Old Bar Beach

    The seaside town of Old Bar is located twelve kilometres from the Pacific Highway and 15 minutes east of Taree. Old Bar Beach is a well known surfing beach and is a also a fantastic kite boarding spot. Beach fishing is also a favourite …

  15. Esk River paddle route

    The sheltered inland waterways are a perfect way to explore the southern section of Bundjalung National Park. Paddling up Esk River, the longest unspoilt natural coastal river system on the north coast, you’ll feel like you’ve entered a wil…

  16. Pheasants Peak Walking Track

    Go walking through tall eucalypts and alongside huge granite boulders. Stop to take in the view as you look across the Monaro Plains towards the Snowy Mountains. Ascend through lush old growth forest, passing by stands of White Ash forest …

  17. Willi Willi National Park

    A scenic drive from Wauchope brings you to beautiful Willi Willi National Park, where lush rainforest, waterfalls and relaxing picnics await you. Willi Willi National Park forms an extensive mountain wilderness on a spectacular section of …

  18. Clarence River

    From kayaking rapids in the rugged highlands of the upper Clarence, sailing, boating, or even water skiing the wide open body of the river, to surfing the golden beaches of Yamba, they've got you covered. The Clarence River, which just ha…

  19. Wallarah National Park

    Wallarah National Park, perfect for fishing, cycling, hiking, surfing and picnicking, is less than an hour’s drive from Newcastle and Gosford, yet completely remote. While you’re hiking along rugged cliff tops on Coastal walking track, ree…

  20. Tilligerry Habitat State Reserve

    Explore the Tilligerry Peninsula. The Tourist Information Centre can provide tourist brochures, maps, and local history publications. Entry is free, or guided walks are available. Booking is advised by telephone or email. The walks are e…