MYALL RIVER CAMP – Hawks Nest, NSW

Myall River Camp is a spacious campground situated on the Myall River.  The sites are grassy and if you are lucky enough you may even snag a riverfront spot. This campground is an ideal place for swimming, boating, kayaking and fishing. There is a boat ramp and a shallow beach area for the kids to safely swim. WHERE IS IT? Myall River Camp is around 85kms north of Newcastle and a short 5 minutes from the township of Hawks Nest in NSW. CAMP FEES $25 per [Read more...]

Mount Yacaaba Walking Track

YACAABA WALKING TRACK Location: Hawks Nest, NSW (Myall Lakes National Park) Distance: 6.3km return to the Beach Road Car Park Time frame: 2.5 hours... this was with a nice rest at the top and some geocaching too! Grade: 4 Elevation: 185m above sea level GETTING TO THE START OF THE TRACK The walking track starts at the southern end of Bennetts Beach. We parked at the end of Beach Road and it is around a 1.5km walk along the beach to the start of the track. [Read more...]

Korsmans Landing Camping Area, NSW

KORSMANS LANDING CAMPING AREA is located within Myall Lakes National Park in New South Wales. WHERE IS IT? The campground is easily accessible by taking the Bulahdelah Exit from the Pacific Highway and then a short 13km along Bombah Point Road will have you there.  Bombah Point Road does turn to dirt halfway along but it is a good road. CAMP FEES $8 per car per day.  You can purchase an Annual Park Pass and there are a number of different passes available dependent on [Read more...]

GEOCACHING… what you need to know to get started!!

A friend told us about Geocaching a few years ago and we downloaded the free App but never really explored it until last year.  We were on holidays and on our way to do a spot of fishing when we came across a tree that had lots of gnomes around it.  And, for some reason, this sparked our memory of the Geocaching App we had on our phones.  We quickly opened the App and yes! there was a cache close by, named "gnome home" - we were right at it!!!  So one find, led to another and [Read more...]

Weekend Escape – Hawks Nest, NSW

Hawks Nest is a seaside town located 2.5 hours north of Sydney.  With Jimmys Beach and Bennetts Beach located in close proximity to the caravan park, it makes for a fun and relaxing weekend getaway with the kids.  We stayed at North Coast Holiday Park which has recently undergone a refurbishment.  The park is large with over 140 caravan and camping sites and a few onsite cabins and beach tents also available. The park has a great playground just outside the entrance and a [Read more...]