Mid-North Coast attractions

Top Choice 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…
Top Choice Island in Coffs Harbour

Muttonbird Island

The Gumbaynggirr people knew this island as Giidany Miirlarl (Place of the Moon). It was joined to Coffs Harbour by the northern breakwater in 1935. The walk to the top (steep at the end) provides sweeping vistas. F…
Top Choice National Park in Dorrigo

Dorrigo Rainforest Centre & Skywalk

The 119-sq-km Dorrigo National 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. This Rainforest Centre, at the park entrance,…
Top Choice Cultural Centre in Yuraygir National Park

Yarrawarra Aboriginal Cultural Centre

This cultural centre is well worth a detour to check out the Aboriginal artwork on display and learn about the local Gumbaynggirr people. It displays a collection of archaeological artefacts found in the area, inclu…
Top Choice National Park in Yuraygir National Park

Yuraygir National Park

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

Tacking Point Lighthouse

This little lighthouse (1879) commands a headland offering immense views along the coast. It’s a great spot from which to watch the waves roll in to long, beautiful Lighthouse Beach; particularly lovely at sunset. T…
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.
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 it actually is. The park harbours angophora forests and several threatened species, including the spotted-tailed qu…
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…