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Davidson Whaling Station

Davidson Whaling Station Historic Site

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  • Distant view of Green Cape Lighthouse and outbuildings set on rugged coastal terrain with rocky reefs. Photo: John Spencer © DPIE

    Green Cape Lighthouse

    Green Cape Lighthouse, around 45min south of Eden, is the southernmost lighthouse in NSW. Towering above Green Cape Lightstation Keepers’ Cottages, soak up the maritime heritage and spot migrating whales.

  • A couple inspecting the historic ruins at Bittangabee Bay. Photo: John Spencer/OEH

    Bittangabee Bay ruins

    Bittangabee Bay ruins, in Ben Boyd National Park, is an unfinished stone building dating from the 1840s, giving visitors a glimpse of early European history in the national park.

 

Nearby things to do

Moon Bay, Mimosa Rocks National Park. Photo: John Yurasek

Swim

Moon Bay

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Bournda Lagoon, Bournda National Park. Photo: BECC/NSW Government

Picnic

Bournda Lagoon

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Jewfish walk, Nadgee Nature Reserve. Photo: John Spencer

Walk

Jewfish walk

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A family in Nelson Lagoon, Mimosa Rocks National Park. Photo: John Yurasek

Paddle

Nelson Lagoon

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Severs Beach, Ben Boyd National Park. Photo: John Yurasek

Swim

Severs Beach

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2 people canoeing along Bournda Lagoon in Bournda National Park. Photo: © Daniel Tran

Explore

Canoe Bournda Lagoon

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Nelson Beach, Mimosa Rocks National Park. Photo: John Yurasek

Surf

Nelson Beach

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Get wild about whales

NSW national parks have the best vantage points to see whales during their annual migration, which takes place from May to November. Plan your next coastal adventure.

A humpback whale breaches the water off the NSW coast, near Sydney. Photo credit: Wayne Reynolds &copy Wayne Reynolds

 

Join WilderQuest

WilderQuest is a fun kids program designed to nurture a love of nature. Download the award-winning WilderQuest iPad app and go on a quest to discover all the animals, plants and hidden secrets within NSW national parks.

WilderQuest activity at Blue Gum Hills Regional Park. Photo: Shani Milgate/OEH