Top Places To Visit In Mid Coast NSW

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Are you looking for a destination that will give you a break from your routine? Mid Coast NSW has something for everyone - from scenic beaches and lush rainforests to charming coastal towns. With so many options to choose from, it can be overwhelming to decide where to go. In this article, we’ll take you on a journey to explore the top places to visit in Mid Coast NSW.

Port Macquarie

Port Macquarie is a popular tourist destination with plenty of attractions. The town is surrounded by beautiful beaches where you can take a dip in the ocean or go for a stroll along the coast. Take a trip to the Koala Hospital and learn about the rehabilitation of koalas or visit the Sea Acres Rainforest Centre, walk through the rainforest and learn about the local flora and fauna. If you’re interested in history, visit the Port Macquarie Museum and discover the rich heritage of the region.

Crowdy Bay

Crowdy Bay is a hidden gem located between Forster and Port Macquarie. It’s a perfect destination for those looking for peace and quiet. Take a walk along the Diamond Head Loop walk in Crowdy Bay National Park, which offers stunning views of the ocean and the coastline. If you're into fishing, head to the Crowdy Head Beach and get your line wet.

Hallidays Point

If you’re dreaming of a picturesque coastal town known for its pristine beaches and relaxed lifestyle – visit Hallidays Point. Take a dip in the ocean or go for a stroll along the coast. Black Head Beach is a favourite among locals; you can enjoy surfing, fishing or swimming. If you're into hiking, head to the Booti Hill Trail, which offers stunning views of the coastline.

Forster

Another charming coastal town known for its stunning beaches, water activities and relaxed lifestyle, Forster is sure to get you in holiday mode. If you're into surfing or fishing, head to the Main Beach and rub shoulders with the locals. Or take a walk along the shores of Wallis Lake or go dolphin watching. Visit the Booti Booti National Park, which offers scenic walks, bird watching and picnic spots.

Taree

Taree is a thriving town that offers a range of activities for visitors. Take a scenic drive to the Ellenborough Falls, which is one of the tallest waterfalls in NSW. Visit the Manning Regional Art Gallery, which showcases the works of local artists. Take a stroll in the Queen Elizabeth Park, which offers stunning views of the Manning River.

South West Rocks

South West Rocks is a picturesque coastal town popular among divers and snorkelers. Visit the Fish Rock Cave, which is a unique dive spot home to various marine species. Take a walk along the Trial Bay Gaol—a historic site built in the late 1800s. If you're into hiking, head to the Hat Head National Park, which offers scenic coastal walks and stunning views.

Gloucester

For a truly inspiring trip, visit Gloucester, which is surrounded by stunning natural beaty. Take a drive to the Barrington Tops National Park – a world heritage site offering stunning views and a range of activities, including hiking, bird watching and camping. Visit the Gloucester Gallery, which showcases the works of local artists. Take a stroll in the Billabong Park, which offers a relaxing atmosphere and stunning views of the Barrington River.

Find The Perfect Accommodation

To make your Mid Coast NSW holiday even more special, you need the perfect place to stay. Mid Coast Holiday Accommodation Centre offers a range of properties to cater to all your needs. From beachfront apartments to cosy cottages, there is something for everyone. Our properties are in some of the most beautiful destinations in Mid Coast NSW, so you can enjoy stunning views and a relaxed lifestyle. View our properties or book your stay online. Or give us a call on (02) 6559 2222 with any questions—we look forward to hosting you!