Crowdy Bay National Park
Crowdy Bay National Park, near Port Macquarie is a great coastal getaway. Offering beach camping, picnic areas, fishing spots and walking tracks, there is plenty to see and do.
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Protecting a pristine sweep of coastline near Port Macquarie and Taree, Crowdy Bay National Park is one of the most glorious coastal parks of NSW. It offers jaw-dropping ocean and mountain views, an abundance of wildlife and, despite its name, crowd-free beaches.
The best part? That’s for you to decide, but if you dream of camping on ocean shores, strolling barefoot in the dunes, roving a rainforest, seeing a whale blow or even discovering a hidden writer’s retreat, then this is the place for you.
Aboriginal people have known its bountiful wonders for over 6000 years, Captain Cook glimpsed its glittering beauty in 1770 and it is all still here for you to enjoy.
Go for a day or plan to stay, but be aware that this is a place so enthralling that time slips away.
Highlights in this park
NSW national parks around Port Macquarie have the best vantage points to see whales during their annual migration, which takes place from June to November. Plan your next coastal adventure on the Wild About Whales website.
Saving our Species is a innovative conservation program in NSW. It aims to halt and reverse the growing numbers of Australian animals and plants facing extinction. This program aims to secure as many threatened species that can be secured in the wild as possible, for the next 100 years.
- in the North Coast region
Crowdy Bay National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.
Park entry fees:
$7 per vehicle per day. The park has coin-operated pay and display machines at Diamond Head and Kylies Beach campgrounds.Buy an annual pass.
- Port Macquarie
(02) 6588 5555
Contact hours: 9am-4.30pm Monday to Friday
- 22 Blackbutt Road, Port Macquarie NSW
- Fax: (02) 6588 5500
- Port Macquarie