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Places to go on the Macleay Valley Coast

Explore more of the fantastic places to go on the Macleay Valley Coast.

With pristine beaches, majestic rainforests, and spectacular national parks, you’ll be mesmerized by the natural beauty of the region. Take a dip in the crystal-clear waters of the ocean or explore marine life by snorkeling or scuba diving. If you’re up for a hike, explore the scenic trails and witness the breathtaking views of the coast and hinterland.

Get to know the unique towns that make it one of NSW’s top regional destinations.

Kempsey is a town with a rich cultural heritage, offering visitors a chance to learn about the local Aboriginal culture at Wigay Aboriginal Cultural Park. The Slim Dusty Centre is also a must-visit for country music fans.

South West Rocks is a coastal town with a range of outdoor activities to enjoy, including exploring Arakoon National Park, visiting the historic Trial Bay Gaol, and taking in the stunning views from Smoky Cape Lighthouse. Horseshoe Bay Beach and Fish Rock are also popular attractions.

Hat Head is a small town surrounded by the natural beauty of Hat Head National Park. Visitors can explore the park’s scenic walking trails and beaches, including Hat Head Beach and Smoky Beach.

Crescent Head is a laid-back surf town that boasts one of the best surf breaks on the coast. The town is surrounded by Hat Head National Park and offers visitors a chance to explore the area’s natural beauty, including the picturesque Killick Creek.

Stuarts Point is a quiet coastal village that is ideal for fishing and boating. The town’s main attraction is Stuarts Point Beach, which offers a long stretch of sand and calm waters for swimming.

Learn more by visiting the links for each village or town below.

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