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. Krambach Markets

    Sunday 18 March 2018 to Sunday 19 May 2019 , Forster And Taree Area

    Krambach Markets are held in the old School of Arts Hall in Krambach on the 3rd Sunday of each month. For an authentic country market with a real local flair, this is the place to be. You will find local stall holders selling country craft…

    18 Mar - 19 May
  2. Mount George Village Markets

    Saturday 24 March 2018 to Saturday 23 March 2019 , Taree

    Intimate markets in a beautiful rural setting. Meet the growers, producers and craftspeople. Preserves, jams, honey, cakes, books, vintage items, hand crafts. Held on the fourth Saturday of each month between 8am and 12pm.…

    24 Mar - 23 Mar
  3. Old Bar Markets

    Sunday 25 March 2018 to Sunday 23 December 2018 , Old Bar

    Old Bar Markets are a popular market held in the village of Old Bar and has a wide variety of unique market stalls. Old Bar Market offers a laid back atmosphere, fresh produce, bric-a-brac, plants, jewellery, homemade products, home wares a…

    25 Mar - 23 Dec