Iris Moore lookout and picnic area
Tomaree National Park
Located between Fishermans Bay foreshore and Birubi Point, Iris Moore lookout and picnic area is one of the best spots for whale watching up-close.
- Picnic areas
Not far from Anna Bay, this coastal gem is an ideal and accessible location to stop and refuel with a picnic on your next visit to Tomaree National Park.
Named after a long time Anna Bay resident, Iris Moore is recognised for her community work.
There's a large grassy area with covered picnic tables and on-site parking, as well as a wheelchair accessible ramp right up to the impressive ocean lookout.
The sweeping views south, towards Worimi Conservation Lands and Birubi Beach, provide the perfect setting for your next family picnic. In the afternoon, enjoy breathtaking views of the dramatic beach sunset.
If you visit during whale season, Iris Moore lookout and picnic area provides an excellent vantage point to watch the whales on their annual migration.
After lunch, take the kids on an exploration of the nearby rockpools at low tide, and discover all that this hidden oasis has to offer. Also a popular rock-climbing destination, this idyllic picnic spot has something for everyone.
This 7.5 km one-way walk from Birubi Point to One Mile Beach offers ocean views and Aboriginal culture. Located in Tomaree National Park near Port Stephens, it winds through several coastal villages with convenient facilities.
Learn more about the culture of the Worimi People at Birubi Point Aboriginal Place in Tomaree National Park, near Anna Bay. Hear Worimi artist, Gerard Black, discuss his artwork titled Matjarr nguka biinba.
Fishermans Bay foreshore close to Anna Bay in the Port Stephens area. It's a good spot for family picnics, rockpool walks, paddling, kayaking, or whale watching.
- National Parks Contact Centre
- 7am to 7pm daily
- 1300 072 757 (13000 PARKS) for the cost of a local call within Australia excluding mobiles
- Nelson Bay office
- Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 4.30pm.
- 02 4984 8200
- Level 1, 12B Teramby Road, Nelson Bay NSW 2315
- in Tomaree National Park in the North Coast region
Tomaree National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.