Come to relax at Bateau Bay Beach picnic area, close to The Entrance and The Coast walking track. It’s well located for swimming and fishing, with barbecues nearby.
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Stop at secluded Black Oaks picnic area while enjoying a paddling trip on Myall River, as it offers scenic river views and abundant wildlife, in Myall Lakes National Park.
Enjoy a day out at this perfect picnic spot on the shores of tranquil Elizabeth Bay. Bring your boat and fishing rod, and don’t forget your swimmers.
A short drive from Forster, Elizabeth Beach picnic area offers a great spot to relax near a beach popular for swimming, surfing, and whale watching in winter.
A tranquil lakeside spot, Hearts Point picnic area offers swimming, paddling, and walking near historic Neranie while on a day trip to Myall Lakes National Park.
Rustic Hole in the Wall picnic area offers easy access to the beach with scenic coastal views, ideal for swimming and fishing in Myall Lakes National Park, near Hawks Nest.
For a great family day trip, Northern Broadwater picnic area offers swimming, paddling, birdwatching, and scenic lake views in Myall Lakes National Park, near Bulahdelah.
The family-friendly Riverside Park, near Newcastle, is the perfect base for cycling, walking, fishing and birdwatching on Ash Island.
Tamboi picnic area, near the historic fishing village site on Myall River, is a great stopover while paddling in Myall Lakes National Park, near Bombah Broadwater.
Take a day trip from Newcastle and spend the day picnicking, bushwalking, fishing, paddling and boating on the river at Double Wharf picnic area in Karuah National Park.
Pass through coastal rainforest to scenic views of Sugarloaf Point Lighthouse on this lovely walk. Take the sidetrack to Treachery Beach for a swim, surf or a spot of fishing.
This delightful walk through scenic coastal heath leads to the white sands of Moonee beach where you can relax, swim or fish before heading back along the walk.
Rainforest walk to Riverside Park, near Newcastle, is suitable for walking or cycling and crosses Ash Island, ending by the river where you can fish and birdwatch.
The short walk to Wreck Beach offers a private alternative to the beaches of Port Stephens, with opportunities for picnicking and whale watching.