National Park Activities - the Hunter Valley

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    Callicoma Hill offers a 3 bedroom self-contained eco-cabin, a 10 bed rustic bunkhouse and bush camping for groups in the forested mountains high above Singleton in Australia's famous Hunter Valley. It is about 3 hours travel north of Sydney (45 mins north of Singleton) and is located only 1km from Mt Royal National Park, part of the Barrington wilderness. It is 1 hour from the Hunter Valley vineyards area. It is an excellent place for observing native wildlife, walks or relaxing. Activities ... Read more nearby include mountain bike riding, bushwalking and visiting nearby Lake St Clair. The eco-cabin and guided walks are accredited by Ecotourism Australia.

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    Highlights: Sandstone outcrops and scenic outlooks feature in a rugged landscape harbouring rainforests, snow gums and large grass tree stands. Activities: The Washpools picnic and camping area has wheelchair access and is a great place to bring the family. There are no defined paths in the park at this stage, but steep hills and spectacular summit views offer a rewarding challenge for experienced bushwalkers.

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    The park has a rich history of Aborignal occupation and more recently forestry operation. Today it conserves a diversity of plants and animals including a number of threatened species and endangered ecological communities. Enjoy a picnic at Astills Picnic Area and explore the Kurri Sand Swamp Woodland. A great way to see the park is by bicycle. One of the best routes is to depart from the picnic area, cycle north along Deadmans Trail and then return to the picnic area via Gibsons Road. The Forestry ... Read more Hut off Old Maitland Road is one of the few remaining huts of this type and function and shows how forestry work was undertaken when transport was not as efficient as it is now.

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    Wallarah National Park conserves coastal land south of Caves Beach, just east of Lake Macquarie. The park is in three sections, on the east and west of the Pacific Highway. It's about 30 kilometres south of Newcastle and 120 kilometres north of Sydney. There are plenty of things to do in the park, including walking, fishing, swimming, surfing. The coastal views are spectacular, and this is a good whale watching spot. Contact the park office Lake Munmorah Street address: Blue Wren Drive, Munmorah ... Read more State Conservation Area Postal address: PO Box 8068, Summerland Point, 2259 Opening hours: 8:30am-4:00pm, Monday-Friday

    Hunter Wetlands Centre Australia is a Haven for Wildlife and People located only 10 minutes from Newcastle & 1½ hours from Sydney. It is an internationally recognised and Ramsar listed wetlands. It is a place of education, conservation, adventure and tourism. We are a community-owned, local not-for-profit charity. Visitors can enjoy activities including dip-netting, bird watching, walking and cycle trails, canoeing, children's playground, BBQ areas, café and much more. School holiday activities ... Read more - see website for details

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    In North Wyrrabalong there's a lookout at the end of Pelican Beach Rd with a view over Pelican Beach. Along the Red Gum Trail you will find viewing platforms offering wide views of the mountains and Tuggerah Lake. From Crackneck and Wyrrabalong lookouts in South Wyrrabalong you'll see panoramic views of the ocean and surrounding areas. The park is on the Central Coast of NSW, about 110 kilometres north of Sydney, within day trip distance. It's in two parts, one on each side of The Entrance. To get ... Read more to the north section go north from The Entrance via Wilfred Barrett Drive. To reach the south section of the park, drive along Bateau Bay Rd, which is off The Entrance Road. Road quality: paved

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    Brisbane Water National Park is set in over 12,000 ha of rugged sandstone country. Bordering the Hawkesbury River the park provides magnificent views of the river, Brisbane Water and Broken Bay. Fabulous wildflower displays from late winter to early spring are one of the features of the park. You may see a diverse range of native animals, including threatened species such as spotted tailed quolls and koalas that find refuge in the park. This sandstone country has an extensive array of Aboriginal ... Read more engraving sites and other signs of occupation. Girrakool picnic areas have excellent picnic facilities and rainforest walks.

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