The Great Lakes - The Perfect
Escape - a natural paradise where dolphins surf and whale
breach, where the fishing is bountiful and the surfing first
Explore a natural paradise of crystal clear waterways,
spectacular beaches, deep green forests and breath taking views.
Great Lakes is NSW’s water playground with its 145 kilometres of
stunning coastline and glittering mosaic of inland waterways
based around the impressive Wallis, Smiths and Myall lakes
Throughout the region you will enjoy breathtaking scenery and
fabulous sunsets. Here you can immerse yourself in natures
varied moods, from the untamed surf to
the tranquillity of a
National Park during a brilliant orange sunset. Great Lakes,
less than three hours from Sydney and only four hours from
Armidale, is where the magnificent eastern dividing range forms
a backdrop to one of the most dazzling stretches of coast you
will ever see. Secluded bays and exciting surf beaches, stunning
coastal scenery and fertile productive hinterland combine to
make the Great Lakes the perfect escape.
There is no shortage of activities catering for all ages.
Amusement parks, cinema’s, unique shopping, clubs, fine dining,
diving, golf courses, sailing, kayaking, swimming, fishing,
markets and numerous events are but a few of the opportunities
that await the visitor.
From the Tamworth and Armidale regions explore Thunderbolt’s Way
through the Great Lakes hinterland passing the historic township
of Stroud. Stroud is rich in history and offers an excellent
opportunity to discover the rural heart of the region. Other
hinterland jewels include Wootton, Bulahdelah, Coolongolook and
Nabiac all with unique characters, great weekend markets and
secret coffee shops.
Choose your own destination and choose your own pace. You can
base yourself anywhere in the region … Forster/Tuncurry, Tea
Gardens, Pacific Palms, Bulahdelah, Hawks Nest or the many
secluded retreats scattered through the bushland and
countryside. Choose to relax, take it all in or set out to
explore the great diversity of attractions and activities.
Celebrate, breathe, explore, be amazed or clear your soul.