Hat Head National Park

Hat Head National Park on the mid-north coast of NSW near South West Rocks is a natural paradise. Explore the lighthouse, camp by the beach and go fishing and swimming.

Hat Head National Park, near Kempsey, is a place of exceptional beauty. The beaches, sand dunes, rainforest and wetlands offer an ideal backdrop for bushwalking, camping or a quiet picnic.

There is a choice of campgrounds, including campsites right by the beach, or you could stay at the Smoky Cape lighthouse keepers’ cottage with its stunning coastal views, be sure to take a guided tour.

There are lots of walking tracks to choose from, excellent fishing and whale watching. Birdwatchers can look for black swans and spoonbills in the park’s wetlands, hawks and eagles soaring above beach cliffs and shorebirds like curlews and plovers around the beach.

Nearby events

  1. Taylor Henderson

    Tuesday 22 January 2019 , South West Rocks

    Taylor Henderson supporters are in for a real treat. The multi-platinum selling artist will be hitting the road this January 2019 to continue his national “Love Somebody Tour.” Taylor will be serenading you with all the hits and the yet to…

    22 Jan
  2. Annual Nestle Junior Triathlon - Trial Bay

    Saturday 09 February 2019 to Sunday 10 February 2019 , South West Rocks

    The annual Nestle Junior Triathlon will be held at Trial Bay Gaol, Arakoon State Conservation Area in South West Rocks. Racing is for five to 15 year olds. There will be five races - for five year olds, six to seven years, eight to nine…

    09 Feb - 10 Feb