Cape Hawke lookout

Positioned right at the northern end of the national park, this superb lookout is worth every step of the 500m hike through regenerating littoral rainforest. Pull on your walking shoes and bring some binoculars and a camera – after approximately 420 steps you’ll reach an 8.4m tower with 360-degree views of the surrounding area.

There’s Booti Booti to the south, and Wallingat National Park beyond and slightly to the west. On a clear day you can even see as far as Barrington Tops and Crowdy Bay National Park.

Birdwatching is wonderful year-round here, with pelicans and terns in great abundance, but winter holds an extra special surprise – whales break the sur

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  1. Jeff Wilcox Memorial Classic

    Saturday 29 September 2018 to Sunday 30 September 2018 , Forster

    The Jeff Wilcox Memorial returns again this year - run in honour of Jeff and his legacy. It’s time to celebrate his life, his legacy and the revival of what was one of the longest running independent Bodyboarding events in Australia. It do…

    29 Sep - 30 Sep
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    Saturday 03 November 2018 , Forster

    Lakeside Music Festival is eight hours of incredible live music on a single intimate stage right by the lake. A bar that won't send you broke, good food and you can bring the kids. From 12 noon till 8pm. Tickets on sale now with under 16 y…

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