Saltwater National Park
Wallabi Beach near Taree offers swimming and surfing and provides a great day out at Saltwater National Park.
- What to
- Hat, sunscreen, binoculars
- Please note
- Strong rips and currents may be present at this beach, so take care in the water and please supervise children at all times.
- This beach is unpatrolled
- A current NSW recreational fishing licence is required when fishing in all waters
Wallabi Beach is a popular surfing and swimming spot and a great place to spot interesting marine life, including bottle-nosed dolphins, and humpback and byrdes whales are often spotting during their migrating months of August through November. Birdwatching is particularly enjoyable here, and you're bound to see osprey, white-belled sea eagles, and brehminy kites. You may even see the animal this beach was named after.
Spring and summer are a great time of year for angling, so be sure to stock on fishing supplies in Taree, before spending a superb day fishing on the water at Wallabi Beach. Take a walk along Headland walking track to enjoy the view of Saltwater Beach and Pacific Ocean or stop for a picnic at Saltwater picnic area.
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- National Parks Contact Centre
- 7am to 7pm daily
- 1300 072 757 (13000 PARKS) for the cost of a local call within Australia excluding mobiles
- Taree office
- Monday to Friday, 9am to 4.30pm.
- 02 6552 4097
- 78 Hargreaves Drive, Taree NSW 2430
- in Saltwater National Park in the North Coast region
Saltwater National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to fire danger.