National Park Activities - the Newcastle Region

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    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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    Tomaree National Park conserves 2318 hectares of coastal bushland, sand dunes, heathland, forest areas and over 20 kilometres of rocky coastline and beaches. It is 50 kilometres north of Newcastle, fringing the towns and villages of Nelson Bay, Shoal Bay, Boat Harbour and Anna Bay. The park is great for bushwalking, swimming, snorkelling, surfing, fishing and picnicking.

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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

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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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    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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