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Landmarks & Monuments
Beaches, Islands & Waterfronts
Parks & Gardens
This 72-hectare pocket was recently declared a national park, protecting the state's largest stand of coastal rainforest...
Nature & Wildlife
Make sure you time your visit to be here for the ‘koala patting’ (10.30am, 1.30pm and 3.30pm)...
Koalas living near urban areas are at risk from traffic and domestic animals, and between 200 and 300 end up in this shelter each year...
Museums & Galleries
This civic and architectural showpiece (opened 2009) was built on the site of convict overseers’ cottages; archaeological artefacts from the original buildings are on display in the foyer and basement...
An 1836 house has been transformed into this surprisingly interesting little museum...
Encompassing 50 hectares of bush and wetland, this park is home to many bird species. A series of walking trails and wheelchair-accessible boardwalks heads through mangroves and casuarina forest...
The old pilot station (1882) above Town Beach has been converted into a small maritime museum. There’s an even smaller extension of the museum in the 1890s Pilot's Boatshed at the Town Wharf.
This 1824 convict-built church is one of Australia’s oldest still-functioning churches. It still has its box pews and crenulated tower, aping the Norman churches of southern England.
This little lighthouse (1879) commands a headland offering immense views along the coast. It’s a great spot to watch the waves rolling in to long, beautiful Lighthouse Beach.
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