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Kinchela Trig Lookout walk

Hat Head National Park

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Nearby walking tracks

  • Connors Beach walking track, Hat Head National Park. Photo: Debby McGerty © OEH

    Connors walking track

    A medium walk through coastal rainforest and grassy headlands offering whale watching, wildflowers, scenic views, and even a blowhole on the way to secluded beaches.

  • Views down the coastline on Korogoro Walking track, Hat Head National Park. Photo: Debby McGerty © OEH

    Korogoro walking track

    Korogoro walking track offers exceptional coastal scenic views on a medium hike through rainforest, heathland and sections of endangered native grasses.


Nearby things to do

  • 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.

Nearby camping and accommodation

  • The beach near Hungry Gate campground in Hat Head National Park. Photo: Debby McGerty © Debby McGerty

    Hungry Gate campground

    Pack your tent or trailer and head to Hungry Gate near Kempsey for a back-to-basics camping holiday. The campground has 20 campsites and is a 10 minute walk from the beach.

Nearby parks

  • Coastal view from near Smoky Cape lighthouse, Hat Head National Park. Photo: David Finnegan/NSW Government

    Hat Head National Park

    Hat Head National Park on the mid-north coast of NSW near South West Rocks is a natural paradise. Explore the lighthouse, camp by the beach and go fishing and swimming.


Whale watching top spots

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
Kinchela Trig Lookout walk

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