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Picnic areas

Brimbin picnic area, Brimbin Nature Reserve. Photo: John Spencer

Brimbin picnic area

Not far from Taree, Brimbin picnic area’s idyllic riverside location is a great spot for picnicking, barbecues, canoeing and birdwatching. It’s also where Dawson River walking track begins in Brimbin Nature Reserve.

Price
Free. Free park entry.
Wheelchair access
Medium
Where
Brimbin Nature Reserve in North Coast

Walking tracks

View of the natural arch on the Diamond Head Loop walk. Quick access is via the track head at Indian Head campground. Photo: Debby McGerty

Diamond Head Loop walk

Diamond Head loop walk offers scenic coastal views across Crowdy Bay National Park. Expect beaches, lookouts, and glinting rock faces, giving Diamond Head its name.

Price
Free. Park entry fees apply.
Distance
4.3km loop
Time
1hr 30min - 2hrs 30min
Grade
Grade 3
Where
Crowdy Bay National Park in North Coast
Diamond Head loop track, Crowdy Bay National Park. Photo: Debby McGerty/NSW Government

Mermaid lookout track

Mermaid lookout track takes you on a tour of Crowdy Bay National Park's secret surprises. Secluded coves, sweeping beaches and mountain views await you on this short hike.

Price
Free. Park entry fees apply.
Distance
1.4km return
Time
30min - 1hr
Grade
Grade 2
Where
Crowdy Bay National Park in North Coast
Metcalfs walking track, Crowdy Bay National Park. Photo: Debby McGerty/NSW Government

Metcalfes walking track

Get up close with nature on Metcalfes walking track, which links Indian Head and Kylies Beach in Crowdy Bay National Park. It's a family friendly hike and the kids might even spot a koala.

Price
Free. Park entry fees apply.
Distance
0.7km one-way
Time
15 - 45min
Grade
Grade 3
Where
Crowdy Bay National Park in North Coast
Sculpture along Port Macquarie Coastal walk, Sea Acres National Park. Photo: Rob Cleary

Port Macquarie coastal walk

You'll pass historic sites, stunning coastal scenery, beaches, and rainforest along the Port Macquarie coastal walk. It can be enjoyed as a full day walk or broken up into several short walks.

Price
Free. Free park entry.
Distance
9km one-way
Time
3 - 4hrs
Grade
Grade 4
Where
Sea Acres National Park in North Coast
Ms Kellys walking track, Brimbin Nature Reserve. Photo: John Spencer

Ms Kellys walking track

Ms Kellys walking track in Brimbin Nature Reserve is a short walking track near Taree, that follows a historic bullock route and takes in landmarks with names significant to the area’s historic heritage.

Price
Free. Free park entry.
Distance
1.5km loop
Time
45min - 1hr 15min
Grade
Grade 3
Where
Brimbin Nature Reserve in North Coast