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Smoky Cape picnic area

Hat Head National Park

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Nearby picnic areas

  • Family running along Little Bay beach, Arakoon National Park. Photo: David Finnegan/DPE

    Little Bay picnic area

    Little Bay, a popular beach picnic spot near South West Rocks on the north coast where you’ll find shaded tables and a kangaroo or two.

  • Gap Beach in Hat Head National Park. Photo credit: Barbara Webster © DPIE

    Gap Beach picnic area

    Gap Beach picnic area is in Hat Head National Park. It's a great spot to visit when exploring local walking tracks, but to drive there you'll need a 4WD vehicle.



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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
Smoky Cape picnic area

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