Showcasing a massive 34km stretch, Stockton’s incredible sand dunes are the largest in the Southern Hemisphere.
Newcastle & Hunter
The tide was on its way out when we visited and we found a gorgeous little canal like waterway that was open at both ends to the ocean but had the most calm pool of water sitting right in the middle.
Constructed in 1819 to 1820 by convict labor, this swimming hole was initially called “Commandants Bath” and later changed – stemming from the indigenous word Bogey meaning “to bathe”
I don’t know who Susan is, but she must have been some lady to have one of the best beaches in Newcastle named after her.
The Newcastle Vegan market is a great opportunity for anyone experimenting with meat free alternatives as well as any foodie in general.
Tucked away down a gravel/dirt track is a well kept local secret. It’s a hidden beach on the banks of Lake Macquarie with water so clear it could be likened to the Whitsundays….no joke!
We entered via the largest cave following a large crevice out to the beach on the other side. The light that crept in highlighted the texture of the walls as well as all the footprints in the sand.
It was a lovely walk to admire the coast, a hellovalot easier than other coastal walks out there and a nice remembrance for our fallen soldiers that gave their lives to protect the country we call home.
FINGAL BEACH AND SPLIT: THE GUIDE REGION: Hunter Region ACCESSIBILITY: Private car, limited access via public transport BEST TIME TO VISIT: Summer (Dec-Feb)| Temps average 17-30 Celcius. LOCATION: 2:49mins from Sydney CBD | Open in Google Maps WALKING DISTANCE: 2km from mainland Fingal beach to …
TOMAREE HEAD SUMMIT WALK: THE GUIDE REGION: Hunter Region ACCESSIBILITY: Private car, limited access via public transport. BEST TIME TO VISIT: Summer (Dec-Feb)| Temps average 17-28 Celcius. LOCATION: 2:49mins from Sydney CBD | 1:05mins from Wollongong | Open in Google Maps WALKING DISTANCE: 2.2km return …