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Top 10 Outdoor Activities In Hawks Nest NSW

Top 10 outdoor activities in Hawks Nest NSW

19 Aug 2018
3 min. read

Planning a trip to Hawks Nest on the beautiful north coast of NSW? Here are our top picks for creating timeless holiday memories in this spectacular part of the world.

Hike up Yacaaba Headland

For the best views in town – including across to Port Stephens and Nelson Bay – take on the challenge of hiking up Yacaaba Headland.

Paddle the Myall River

Get up close and personal with the beautiful Myall River. Join a guided kayak tour, take one out on your own or give stand-up paddle boarding a try.

Hole in the Wall

Pack along a picnic and enjoy a fun-filled trip to the Hole in the Wall, an ideal spot for swimming and fishing in the Myall Lakes National Park.

Wander the waterfront

Take a stroll along Marine Drive – just a short drive over the bridge in Tea Gardens - then refuel at one of the many restaurants with beautiful waterside views.

Bonny Hills Hiking

Say hello to the dolphins

Take the ferry over to Port Stephens and Nelson Bay. Whether it’s the daily dolphin watch cruise or the Port Stephens ferry link, this unique experience will delight the whole family.

Prepare to get sandy

A short journey from Hawks Nest and you could find yourself hurtling down a sand-dune on a piece of cardboard. Or take the 4WD for a sandy spin on the beach.

Dark Point walking track

Also known as Little Gibber, this walking track in Myall Lakes National Park offers scenic coastal views and rich Aboriginal cultural heritage.

Get in some golf

Like to tee off when you chill out? Say hello to the friendly crew at Hawks Nest Golf Club, a championship grade, 18-hole golf course that’s adjacent to beautiful Bennett’s Beach.

Black Oaks Picnic Area

The perfect paddling pit stop, this idyllic riverside picnic area is only accessible by boat via the lower Myall River. Secluded, scenic and teeming with wildlife.

Hawks Nest Water sports

You’ll love the natural beauty, friendly faces and relaxed holiday atmosphere of Hawks Nest. Book your North Coast NSW holiday accommodation at Reflections Holiday Parks Hawks Nest today.

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