North Coast Hinterland Adventures

Tea Gardens
Gloucester
Byabarra
Port Macquarie

Take the road less travelled and choose your own adventure in the NSW hinterland, only a short hop away from the stunning Pacific Coast.

From the relaxed seaside village of Tea Gardens, wind your way inland through the Great Lakes region to Gloucester. Stop along the way for an outdoor adventure, a trek through the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Barrington Tops National Park and soak in the scenic waterfalls. Make your way onto Wingham and delight in the relaxed pace of this historic timber town.

Revel in the rustic countryside and adventurous mountain trails, venturing through lush rainforest at Ellenborough Falls before passing through enchanting rural towns such as Comboyne and Byabarra.

Head on to Wauchope on the Hastings River, the gateway to nearby national parks in the Gondwana Rainforests of Australia World Heritage Area, before linking up with the magnificent beaches at Port Macquarie and heading back to Tea Gardens through Buladelah.

4 Days
276km
Driving

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Road & Maritimes

Plan your trip and arrive safely

Driving tired is the second biggest killer on NSW roads after speeding, so it's important to stop, revive, survive. See tips and advice for planning and taking your trip, so that you arrive safely at your holiday destination.

Visit the Roads and Maritime Services transport page to access all the information you need quickly and easily. Plan your rest breaks with an interactive map and receive live updates, traveller information and personalised alerts for NSW roads.