Forster And Taree Area attractions

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  1. Broadwater inland lookout

    It’s a short steep walk through wooded forest dominated by coastal banksia and grass trees up onto Broadwater Headland for magnificent scenic views over the Pacific Ocean and south to Evans Head and Goanna Headland. Encourage the kids to co…

  2. Waterfall Way Scenic Drive

    The 185 kilometre Waterfall Way scenic drive links Coffs harbour and Armidale, passing rainforest, river valleys and waterfalls, including New England and Dorrigo National Parks. You could cover Waterfall Way scenic drive in about two-and-…

  3. Emerald Beach

    Positioned near Look-at-me-now Headland, 20 kilometres from Coffs Harbour, Emerald Beach is a local surfing hotspot. Visit also for fishing or swimming, or for barbecues in the picnic area. Emerald Beach is a great destination for a family…

  4. Clay Head

    Any visitor to Sandon – who’s come from the Brooms Head direction – will see the village on the south side of Sandon River and wonder how in the world you get there, because clearly there isn’t a bridge! Sandon Village is pretty unique in …

  5. Newcastle Museum

    Since opening in the iconic Honeysuckle Railway Workshops in 2011, Newcastle Museum has blossomed with high visitor numbers, an extensive exhibition program and a dynamic range of community events for a diverse audience. Feedback from visit…

  6. Port Central Shopping Centre

    Port Central Shopping Centre – In the heart of Port Macquarie CBD. Port Central is open seven days a week and with Target, Ritchies Supa IGA and over 55 specialties stores, over 850 parking spaces and free wifi throughout the centre. Everyt…

  7. Rowleys Peak lookout

    Feel like a bit of a hike with an incredible reward at the end? Then take the 45-minute trek up the mountain to Rowleys Peak lookout, with its unparalleled views out across the park and the ocean beyond. Once you’re there, catch your breat…

  8. Nambucca Heads Beach

    Nambucca Heads is the accommodation and entertainment hub of the Nambucca Valley region and neighbouring beach communities, with beaches well suited for beginner surfers. Mostly small, forgiving waves can be had here, best when the sandb…

  9. Newcastle Memorial Walk

    The Newcastle Memorial Walk was opened in 2015 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the ANZAC landing in Gallipoli. As well as honouring the sacrifices made by Australian soldiers during World War I, this date also marks the commencement…

  10. Nimbin School of Arts

    The Nimbin School of Arts Hall opened officially on September 16, 1904. It was built for religious purposes from available government funding. It has traditionally been a venue for local events including dances, engagements, wedding recepti…

  11. Xtreme Karts Warners Bay

    Xtreme Karts Warners Bay is an adrenaline filled, action packed, indoor electric go kart facility in Warners Bay. Their Electric Sodi Karts can reach 70 kilometres per hour and handle like a dream. The facility offers live lap screens and a…

  12. Bonville Creek

    You don’t need to be an experienced paddler to enjoy Bonville Creek. While close to the thriving holiday village of Sawtell, paddling this tranquil waterway will make you feel you’re a million miles away from any commotion. It’s an easy pad…

  13. Smoky Cape Lighthouse

    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 – check out its winding staircase and octagonal tower. Bu…

  14. Jerusalem Creek walk

    Jerusalem Creek walk traces the water’s journey to its connection with the sea. This is an important wetland area for many shorebirds, which roost and nest along the creek banks. Watch out for the pied oystercatcher and beach stone-curlew. …

  15. Stoney Park Waterski Wakeboard Park

    World famous Stoney Park is situated at Telegraph Point, which is about 15 minutes north of beautiful Port Macquarie. At Stoney Park, they have created the ultimate skiers paradise, with two man made lakes which are fully equipped with slal…

  16. Lake Innes Nature Reserve

    At Lake Innes Nature Reserve, near Port Macquarie, visitors can enjoy cycling, fishing, birdwatching, swimming, kayaking and learning about NSW convict settlement history. Whether you’re an eager history student or an outdoor adventurer, y…

  17. Botanic Walk

    Botanic walk is a great way to discover the Gondwana Rainforests of Australia. You can learn the names of some unique trees and ferns on this short stroll across the Wilson River from the picnic area. Designed to bring people in close conta…

  18. Nymboi-Binderay National Park

    Kayaking and white-water rafting enthusiasts will love the spectacular scenery along the Nymboida River in Nymboi-Binderay National Park. Camp out on a weekend trip. The Nymboida River runs through the heart of Nymboi-Binderay National Park…