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  • Narrabeen Head Aquatic Reserve

    Narrabeen Headland is a popular spot for Pittwater locals to take their walks and strolls, but not only is it aesthecially pleasing, but also home for a number of threatened and significant fauna species.  Elusive threatened species and populations like the Black cod, Australian Grayling, seahorses and even the Eastern Blue Devilfish have been spotted in the nearby area. Prior to Europea...

  • Sydney and Surrounds

    Walking, picnicking, swimming – or just admiring iconic Sydney harbour views - everyone can enjoy Sydney’s magnificent national parks all year round. Ranging from exploring native flora and fauna to learning more about Australia’s indigenous people at Kamay Botany Bay National Park, there’s always something for everyone. This region also provides countless opportunities for whale watchin...

  • North (Sydney) Harbour Aquatic Reserve

    While Manly Beach is forefront of mind for international travellers, a much smaller portion of the population is aware of the amazing underwater attraction that is North Harbour Aquatic Reserve.  Found just beyond Manly Cove and in between Dobroyd Head and Inner North Head is 260 hectares of protected waterways. These sheltered bays and inlets provide an amazing seagrass habitat for a mu...

  • Central Coast and Newcastle

    The NSW Central Coast and Newcastle offer a wide variety of nature based activities and destinations. Stockton beach, with its towering sand dunes and coastal brush is waiting to be explored. Brisbane Water National Park and Dharug National Park preserve large tracks of untouched wilderness. They are a treasure trove of plants, animals, and important aboriginal sites. The region is also ...

  • Best Vantage Points

    Land-based whale and dolphin watching is an easy and inexpensive way of seeing whales in their natural environment, as well as a great way to enjoy the natural beauty of our national and marine parks. In Australia we are fortunate to have many land-based sites where whales and dolphins come within metres of the coastline. The most popular spots In NSW, there are numer...

  • Mid North Coast and Port Stephens

    The NSW Mid North Coast and Port Stephens is a fascinating region offering a wide variety of nature based activities and destinations. Along the coastline, perfect sandy beaches, towering dunes, rocky headlands with magnificent ocean views, coastal lakes and estuaries are just waiting to be explored. Inland you’ll find abundant wildlife and spectacular World Heritage parks. The region is a...

  • Barrenjoey Heads Aquatic Reserve

    Wrapped around Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park, the Barrenjoey Head Aquatic Reserve stretches over two kilometres of rock platform, and is nestled in between Station Beach and Palm Beach. Extending 100 metres out to sea, the protected area includes where the mouth of the Hawkesbury meets the sea.  Yhe reserve welcomes snorkellers, divers and line fisherman alike to enjoy ...

  • Whale Watching Guide

    Little preparation is necessary to enjoy some of the great whale-watching spots in NSW national parks, but sometimes a little planning can enhance the experience. Knowing typical whale behaviour, the species you might see and the features that will help you identify the different species, can really make a difference. Species you might see Every year, humpback wha...

  • Far North Coast

    The lush rainforests of the far north coast cling to ancient volcanoes, intersected with rivers that tumble into the sea. The World Heritage Gondwana rainforests are the jewel in the region’s crown. The Far North Coast is also famous for its long open beaches that are perfect for swimming, while marine parks safeguard the underwater wonders of the Solitary Islands off Coffs Harbour. The ...

  • South Coast

    Along the coast, spotted gums, hundreds of years old stretch their branches to the sky, while waves crash against deserted beaches. The south coast offers some truly remarkable nature experiences. From the breathtaking Illawarra escarpment to the wildlife wonders of Jervis Bay Marine Park, the South coast never ceases to amaze. The region is also home to many great land based whale watch...

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