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North Coast

Coffs Harbour
Hawks Nest
Myall Lakes
Nambucca Heads
Nelson Bay
Port Macquarie
Port Stephens
Shoal Bay
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North Coast NSW

Coffs Coast:
The Coffs Coast region stretches from the rainforest escarpments of Dorrigo, to the golden beaches between Scotts Head and Woolgoolga, and out to the blue waters of the Solitary Islands Marine Park. The coast is considered a place of precious natural beauty with a climate that has been described as one of the best in Australia.

Escape North:
Visit the many attractions and holiday locations on Australia's favourite holiday coast, the Mid North Coast of NSW.

Visit North Coast NSW:
Stretching from Port Stephens to Coffs Harbour and inland to Dorrigo, North Coast NSW offers a unique taste of New South Wales.

Bellingen Canoe Adventures:
High on the Dorrigo Plateau, the Bellinger River meanders its way through some of the most spectacular and picturesque areas on the NSW Mid North Coast. Based in Fernmount, 3kms east of Bellingen.

Bellingen On-line:
Collection of links to local businesses, events and tourist information. Some of the links are to pages hosted on the server, others to sites hosted elsewhere.

Bellingen Shire:
Bellingen Shire is a region of diverse natural beauty, from the soft curves of the coast through to the rugged mountain ranges, there's a wealth of spectacular scenery and history. Crystal clear rivers, rainforests and waterfalls are just some of the many faces of this unique area which enjoys what is arguably the best weather in Australia.

Bellingen Youth Hostel:
The hostel offers free transport to and from the nearest railway station and coach stop at Urunga. If you're driving, Bellingen is 540km north of Sydney and 462km south of Brisbane.

Raleigh Vineyard and Winery:
Raleigh is a comfortable 25 minute drive south from Coffs Harbour or 25 minutes north from Nambucca Heads. Look for the "Bellingen" exit from the Pacific Highway, then head east to the the Old Pacific Highway, turn left, continue to the Raleigh round-about. Go straight through the round-about and the winery is directly on your right.

Boambee Bay Resort:
Boambee Bay Resort is located along the banks of the serene Boambee Waters and just a short stroll to the long white sands of Boambee beach. Accommodation is in spacious two bedroom, two bathroom villas set amidst tropical gardens and will accommodate six people.

Bulahdelah -- Myall Lakes

Bulahdelah Great Lakes:
Bulahdelah is recognised as the gateway to the Myall Lakes system -- the largest salt/fresh water system on the Australian east coast. Water is the focus of activity at Myall Lakes as sailboard riders, canoeists, fishermen and sailors all revel in Myall's 10,000 hectares of protected waterways.

Cruising the Myall Lakes by Boat:
This story was first published in Cruising Helmsman. Although it may be a little dated, it still makes interesting reading for anyone planning to rent a houseboat on Myall lakes.

Myall Lakes Houseboats:
Hire your houseboat at Bulahdelah Marina and explore the unique Myall Lakes National Park. Four interconnected lakes offer 130 sq km of untouched shark free waterways. The lakes are an ideal holiday spot for couples, families or groups.

Myall Lakes National Park:
This park conserves one of the state’s largest networks of coastal lakes, and is listed under the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands of International Significance. It has 40 km of beaches and also contains possibly the tallest tree in NSW -– the Grandis, a magnificent 76-metre-high flooded gum.

Coffs Harbour:
Coff's harbour is the capital of Australia's Holiday Coast.

Visit Coffs Harbour:
A major coastal resort town which is also famous for its bananas and fishing. Coffs Harbour is located on Australia's Holiday Coast; where the mountains meet the sea some 570km north of Sydney and about 350km south of Brisbane.

Within an hour’s drive of booming Coffs Harbour and historic Armidale you can enjoy this different Australia. Visit fourteen diverse National Parks in a cooler temperate climate, be amazed by pristine waterfalls (including the highest in the southern hemisphere), relax among serene green farming slopes fringed with World Heritage Rainforests.

Forster-Tuncurry Walkabout:
Forster and Tuncurry, located 312 km north of Sydney, are two coastal towns which are now essentially one conglomerate urban mass separated by a very large concrete bridge. They sit on opposite sides of the entrance to Wallis Lake which is 26 km long.

Pacific Palms Resort:
Resort family accommodation in self contained units, nestled between Booti Booti National Park and Wallis Lake and just 5 minutes walk from the beautiful, pristine Elizabeth Beach. 15 minutes south of Forster.

Hawks Nest Dive Centre:
Operates their own 7m dive vessel, the New World IV, for rapid access to the six islands within 8 nautical miles of the heads to Port Stephens; running double boat dives every weekend and weekdays on demand.

Hawks Nest Tea Gardens:
Hawks Nest Beach, on Providence Bay, rivals Hawaii with its blue, white, and green beauty. The only thing missing are the crowds.

Holiday Coast:
Two and a half hours drive north of Sydney at the twin towns of Hawks Nest and Tea Gardens, you'll find the Gateway to Australia's Holiday Coast.

Kempsey and the Macleay Valley:
The Macleay Valley is the unspoilt gem of Australia's Holiday Coast. A paradise of sun, sand, surf and bush. An absolute delight for nature lovers. Right at your doorstep you'll find National Parks teeming with wildlife and kilometres of pristine sand beaches and secluded, sheltered coves.

Jacaranda Country Lodge:
The Lodge nestles on a ridge overlooking the confluence of the Nambucca River and Blackbutt Creek; a five minute drive from Macksville. Within a ten minute radius of the Lodge lie the attractive beaches of Nambucca and Scotts Head, golf courses, rolling verdant hills and farmlands. And a little further away are the subtropical rainforests of Dorrigo.

Macksville is an attractive town of 2900 people located on the banks of the Nambucca River, 498km north-east of Sydney and 12 km south of Nambucca Heads.

Beilby's Beach House:
Eric from Germany and Maita from Holland have set up home in Nambucca Heads and have a few spare beds. The 5 guestrooms all have TV and a verandah, 3 with ensuite, 2 with private bathrooms, separate guest cooking facilities, laundry, BBQ area, a large swimming pool and even internet access.

Nambucca Heads:
Nambucca Heads is essentially a coastal holiday and retirement centre in a subtropical climate which is popular with those inclined to such activities as fishing, walking, boating, swimming, surfing and sunbathing on the lengthy local beaches.

Nambucca Web:
Nambucca Heads and Macksville are the main towns in this coastal tourist mecca located midway between Sydney and Brisbane. You'll love the superb beaches, rainforest and rolling green farmlands ringed by blue mountain ranges.

Nelson Bay:
Nelson Bay is a coastal resort town of 5230 persons located just inside the mouth of Port Stephens, a large natural harbour. Despite its growing popularity the town, treads a sensible line between tourism and charm.

Port Macquarie:
The Greater Port Macquarie Region, famous for its beautiful surfing beaches and coastal rainforest, is located midway between Sydney and Brisbane, on the North Coast of NSW.

Port Macquarie -- Holiday Coast:
Port Macquarie is one of the fastest-growing towns on Australia's Holiday Coast, with a wide array of activities and attractions to keep people of all ages amused. Its colonial past has left some lovely historic buildings like The Tacking Point Lighthouse and The Courthouse.

Port Stephens:
Port Stephens offers crystal clear, unpolluted waterways, clean golden beaches and extensive National Parks with unspoiled natural bushland. If that's not enough, the magnificent harbour and spectacular scenery, capped by volcanic peaks along the coastline, make it a perfect place to visit at any time of the year.

Port Stephens Coaches And Buses:
Timetables of buses between Port Stephens and Newcastle or Sydney.

The Bay of Dreams:
Around 100 digital photographs and general information on the various areas around Port Stephens.

Shoal Bay Holiday Park:
Directly opposite one of the most beautiful beaches on the east coast of Australia, Shoal Bay Holiday Park is ideal for short breaks or an extended holiday, caravan or camping trip.

Shoal Bay Motel:
The Shoal Bay Motel is located on the beachfront road at beautiful Shoal Bay with wonderful northerly views over Port Stephens Harbour. It is cooled by balmy north easterly breezes in summer and sheltered from cool winds in winter.

South West Rocks:
South West Rocks is well known for its pristine beaches, safe swimming, exceptional deep sea fishing and world renowned dive sites.

South West Rocks Dive Centre:
Running right through the island of Fish Rock, Fish Rock Cave presents a truely unique experience for divers. The thrill of entering a 125 metre long cave and travelling right through the centre of a small island is one dive that you will not want to miss.

Taree: Manning Valley:
Explore some of New South Wales' best kept secrets in the Manning Valley, a comfortable morning's drive from Sydney (310km north) along the Pacific Highway.

The History of Tuncurry:
An online book, by Elva Carmichael of the Great Lakes Historical Society.

Bago Vineyards:
The name Bago Vineyards was adopted because of the vineyard's close proximity to the Broken Bago Mountain, and Bago Bluff (pictured on the labels) is an eye-catching landmark in the area. Located 8km south of Wauchope.

Wauchope is located on the banks of the Hastings River with a navigable channel to the sea, via Port Macquaire, 24kms downstream. The Maria River and the Rawdon Island river systems branching from the Hastings combined with the head waters to Mt Seaview, places Wauchope amongst hundreds of kilometres of recreational boating and caneoing.

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