Top Choice National Park in Dorrigo

Dorrigo National Park

This 119-sq-km park is part of the Gondwana Rainforests World Heritage Area and home to a huge diversity of vegetation and more than 120 species of bird. The Rainforest Centre, at the park entrance, has displays and…
Top Choice National Park in Red Rock

Yuraygir National Park

This is the state’s longest stretch of undeveloped coastline, covering a 65km stretch of pristine coastal ecosystems stretching north from Red Rock. The isolated beaches are outstanding and there are bushwalking pat…
Top Choice Island in Coffs Harbour

Muttonbird Island

The Gumbaynggirr people knew this island as Giidany Miirlarl, meaning Place of the Moon. It was joined to Coffs Harbour by the northern breakwater in 1935. The walk to the top (quite steep at the end) provides sweep…
Top Choice Beach in Coffs Harbour

Jetty Beach

This sheltered beach, with its picturesque jetty, is protected by a breakwater, creating calm swimming conditions. It's a quick walk from nearby restaurants.
Top Choice Beach in Port Macquarie

Flynn's Beach

A patrolled beach nestled between two rocky headlands. Excellent for learner surfers.
Top Choice Beach in Port Macquarie

Town Beach

Particularly good for surfing; patrolled in summer.
Top Choice Landmark in Port Macquarie


Port's breakwater has been transformed into a work of community guerrilla art. The elaborately painted rocks range from beautiful memorials to ‘party hard’–type inanities.
Nature Reserve in Port Stephens

Worimi Conservation Lands

Located at Stockton Bight, these are the longest moving sand dunes in the southern hemisphere, stretching more than 35km. Thanks to the generosity of the Worimi people, the traditional owners who now manage the area…
National Park in Port Stephens

Tomaree National Park

This wonderfully wild expanse offers beautiful hiking in an area that can feel far more remote than you actually are. The park harbours angophora forests and several threatened species, including the spotted-tailed …
Beach in Myall Lakes National Park

Seal Rocks

This remarkably undeveloped town and its collection of beaches has long held mythic status among the global surfing community. There's plenty to enjoy even if you're not here for the idyllic, secluded breaks. Number…