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Crowdy Gap walking track

Crowdy Bay National Park

What's nearby



Nearby things to do

  • Grassy coastal slope with kangaroos against a backdrop of gently breaking ocean waves. Photo © Paget Thompson

    Guided 10-day surfing adventures for backpackers

    Learn to surf as you explore some of Australia’s most beautiful coastal landscapes on this unforgettable 10-day surf trip with the friendly guides of Australian Surfing Adventures. It’s a great way to immerse yourself in the Australian way of life and expand your horizons.

  • Abbey Creek picnic area, Crowdy Bay National Park. Photo: Debby McGerty

    Abbey Creek picnic area

    Abbey Creek picnic area in the southern section of Crowdy Bay National Park offers sheltered tables and direct beach access for swimming, surfing and whale watching.

Nearby camping and accommodation

  • Aerial view of Crowdy Gap campground and nearby beach in Crowdy Bay National Park. Photo: Rob Mulally/DPIE

    Crowdy Gap campground

    A good spot for group camping trips, pitch your tent or park your caravan at Crowdy Gap campground, between Taree and Port Macquarie. The beach is just a short walk away.

Nearby parks

  • Aerial view of Diamond Head campground and nearby Dunbogan Beach. Photo: Rob Mulally/DPIE

    Crowdy Bay National Park

    Crowdy Bay National Park, near Port Macquarie is a great coastal getaway. Offering beach camping, picnic areas, fishing spots and walking tracks, there is plenty to see and do.


Get Wild About Whales

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 on the Wild About Whales website.

Humpback whale breaching. Photo: Wayne Reynolds


Join WilderQuest

WilderQuest is a fun kids program designed to nurture a love of nature. Download the award-winning WilderQuest iPad app and go on a quest to discover all the animals, plants and hidden secrets within NSW national parks.

WilderQuest activity at Blue Gum Hills Regional Park. Photo: Shani Milgate/OEH
Crowdy Gap walking track

Park info

  • in Crowdy Bay National Park in the North Coast region
  • Crowdy Bay National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

  • Park entry fees:

    $8 per vehicle per day. Pay park entry fees at the Diamond Head campground onsite office.

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