The Great Outdoors of NSW – Family Fun on the North Coast

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Lake Macquarie Image: The Legendary Pacific Coast

 Lake Macquarie Image: The Legendary Pacific Coast


Lake Macquarie Image: The Legendary Pacific Coast

Location

Travel up The Legendary Pacific Coast route from Sydney and you will pass through some of the country's most famous coastal destinations. From the beaches to the hinterland, from Stockton Dunes to Tweed Heads, the NSW North Coast is perfect for a family road trip, because no matter where you set up camp, there's adventure and excitement waiting!

Fabulous South West Rock at sunrise. Image: iStock


Fabulous South West Rock at sunrise. Image: iStock

Towns

You know these names ... Lake Macquarie, Port Stephens, Hawks Nest, Forster-Tuncurry, Port Macquarie, Newcastle, Coffs Harbour, Kempsey, Ballina, Byron Bay, Lennox Head, Lismore, Yamba, Kingscliff, Murwillumbah and many other favourite family holiday spots!

Famous for ...

Beaches, national parks, relaxed lifestyle, yummy fresh produce, arts and crafts, wildlife, rainforests, adventure on and off the water. On the North Coast of NSW the question is 'what CAN'T we do here?' ... not 'what CAN we do?', because on the North Coast of NSW you can do just about anything!

Depending on your destination, you will discover that the North Coast has hundreds and hundreds of attractions - natural, historic, indigenous, wildlife, museums, sporting, amusements and entertainment - with enormous appeal for all ages.

At Billabong Zoo, Port Macquarie - artist Bruce Whittaker with his painted Hello Koala and a real koala! Image: Lindsay Moller/Billabong Zoo


At Billabong Zoo, Port Macquarie - artist Bruce Whittaker with his painted Hello Koala and a real koala! Image: Lindsay Moller/Billabong Zoo

Stay and Play - the North Coast

Beaches. beaches and more beaches dot the NSW North Coast! Image: Newcastle Tourism


Beaches. beaches and more beaches dot the NSW North Coast! Image: Newcastle Tourism

For more information on the North Coast region of NSW, including events, click here.

For more fantastic NSW destinations head to visitnsw.com

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