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 pastime for locals and tourists.
The Manning Valley Summer Festival is held during the month of January, with Old Bar Beach the location for the popular sand modelling competition which has become a family and community favourite.
Old Bar Beach is patrolled during the summer months and has a Surf Lifesaving Club overlooking the beach.
There are accommodation options available right near the beach.