Itineraries & Trails

Top things to do - Macleay Valley Coast

Arakoon National Park

The heritage-listed Trial Bay Gaol (1886) is in this park. Wander through the museum, explore the ruins or relax on the beach. Take a stroll over Monument Hill to the Little Bay picnic area, or enjoy the spectacular half-day walk to historic Smoky Cape Lighthouse. Around the gaol there are picnic areas and facilities for car-based and caravan camping, or enjoy a stay at secluded Little Bay Cottage. Discover something new with our Discovery tours.

Contact details

Phone:(02) 6566 6168
Address:Arakoon National Park, Carwell Street, Arakoon, NSW,
Email:trialbay.gaol@environment.nsw.gov.au
Website:http://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/arakoon-national-park
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Hat Head National Park

A rich coastal environment with superb views from Hat Head and Smoky Cape. Historic Smoky Cape Lighthouse offers tours and accommodation in the assistant lighthouse-keeper’s cottages. Captain Cook Lookout has wheelchair access, and there’s a picnic area at Smoky Cape. It’s a great place to spot whales. Car-based and camper-trailer camping are available at Smoky Beach and also at Hungry Gate camping area south of Hat Head. Join a guide for a special insight on one of our Discovery tours.

 

Contact details

Phone:(02) 6566 6168
Address:Hat Head National Park, Lighthouse Road, South West Rocks, NSW,
Email:northcoast.region@environment.nsw.gov.au
Website:http://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/hat-head-national-park
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Netherby House B&B and River Cafe

Kempsey’s grandest heritage accommodation on the Macleay River built in 1922, boasts a grand history of elegance and refined hospitality with all modern comforts. The River Cafe serves homemade cakes, life-changing coffee and superb Modern Australian/Mediterranean/Asian influenced cuisine catering for a range of special diets. Open daily 10am closed Mondays and dog’s welcome.  Unique B&B accommodation is available with breakfast served and river views.

Contact details

Phone:(02) 6563 1777
Address:Netherby House B&B and River Cafe, 5 Little Rudder Street, Kempsey, NSW,
Email:netherbyhouse@bigpond.com
Website:www.netherbyhouse.com.au
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Smoky Cape Lighthouse

Smoky Cape Lighthouse offers B&B rooms is the Historic Lighthouse Keepers Cottage accommodation or self catering cottages. Stunning views from our rooms, as we are the most elevated lighthouse on the East Coast of Australia. Enjoy whale watching, surfing, amazing bush walks, kangaroos, koalas, and beautiful bird life. We guarantee memories that will last a lifetime and a truly legendary stay at Smoky Cape Lighthouse.  A hearty breakfast is served at our B&B which can be eaten whilst gazing out to sea in the morning sun.

Contact details

Phone:(02) 6566 6301
Address:Smoky Cape Lighthouse, Lighthouse Road, Arakoon, NSW,
Email:smokycapelighthouse@bigpond.com
Website:www.smokycapelighthouse.com
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South West Rocks Dive Centre

The South West Rocks Dive Centre is an award winning scuba diving facility specialising in dive and accommodation packages. Up-close shark encounters and exhilarating cave diving adventures draw scuba divers from around the world to experience the natural underwater beauty the South West Rocks Dive Centre are able to show case each and everyday. Fish Rock Cave is known as a world class scuba diving destination and our dedicated, passionate team set the benchmark for excellence in customer service.

Contact details

Phone:(02) 6566 6474
Address:South West Rocks Dive Centre, 5/98 Gregory Street, South West Rocks Dive Centre, NSW, 2431, Australia
Email:info@southwestrocksdive.com.au
Website:www.southwestrocksdive.com.au
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Fish Rock Dive Centre

Contact details

Phone:(02) 6566 6614
Address:Fish Rock Dive Centre, 134 Gregory Street, South West Rocks, NSW, 2431, Australia
Email:dive@fishrock.com.au
Website:www.fishrock.com.au
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South West Rocks Bike and Skate

Contact details

Phone:02 6567 0299
Address:South West Rocks Bike and Skate, 2/13 Paagon Avenue, South West Rocks, NSW, 2431, Australia
Email:southwestrocksbikeshop@bigpond.com.au
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Trial Bay Gaol, South West Rocks

Contact details

Phone:02 6566 6168
Address:Trial Bay Goal, 1 Cardwell Street , Arakoon, NSW, 2431, Australia
Email:trialbay.gaol@environment.nsw.gov.au
Website:www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au
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