Saltwater Picnic Area

Saltwater picnic area is a lovely, wide-open space that makes a perfect spot for a barbecue or picnic. Relax under the sheltered picnic table or spread out on the grass under the shady rainforest trees.

There are free gas barbecues to use while admiring the superb views of the rainforest. Be sure to pack the kids' bikes as they will no doubt enjoy cycling around this picturesque picnic spot.

You can swim, surf, sunbathe and fish at the adjacent Saltwater beach, Khappinghat Creek or the nearby Wallabi Beach. Take a walk along Five Islands walking track and remember to keep your eyes open for the intriguing local wildlife, including carpet pythons, monitor lizards and red-neck wallabies.

Saltwater Beach has been a popular recreation spot for more than a century and continues thousands of years of tradition as a seasonal campsite for Aboriginal people.

Nearby events

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. Taree Aquatic Powerboat Easter Spectacular

    Friday 30 March 2018 to Sunday 01 April 2018 ,

    Taree Aquatic Powerboat Club Easter circuit race meeting attracts the best and fastest boats from around the country. Boats from all classes (hydroplanes, displacement inboards and outboards) compete for some of the most important Australi…

    30 Mar - 01 Apr