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Lake View-lakes,beaches,kayaks, child & pets

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 16 reviews

Apartment in Elizabeth Beach

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Wonderful 4.9/5 (16 reviews)
  • 2 guests
  • 1 bedroom
  • 1 bed
  • 1 bathroom
In July 2016 we built a new hardwood deck on the ocean side
From $418 p/n
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Nellies South Beach House

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 21 reviews

House in Boomerang Beach

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Wonderful 4.8/5 (21 reviews)
  • 8 guests
  • 4 bedrooms
  • 7 beds
  • 3 bathrooms
Enjoy a sparkling wine on the balcony
From $352 p/n
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SEA MAGIC BEACHSIDE LUXURY

Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 38 reviews

Townhouse in Coffs Harbour

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Excellent 4.7/5 (38 reviews)
  • 10 guests
  • 5 bedrooms
  • 9 beds
  • 3 bathrooms
Caseys Beach House Holiday Home
From $281 p/n
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Caseys on Lighthouse Beach - Pet Friendly

Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 34 reviews

House in Port Macquarie

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Excellent 4.7/5 (34 reviews)
  • 12 guests
  • 4 bedrooms
  • 8 beds
  • 2 bathrooms
The View
From $163 p/n
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Acque Blu Holiday House

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 36 reviews

House in Smiths Lake

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Wonderful 4.9/5 (36 reviews)
  • 12 guests
  • 5 bedrooms
  • 8 beds
  • 2 bathrooms
Aerial View of Property located on Boomerang Beach
From $401 p/n
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Nellies North Beach House

Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 18 reviews

House in Boomerang Beach

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Excellent 4.5/5 (18 reviews)
  • 10 guests
  • 4 bedrooms
  • 7 beds
  • 3 bathrooms
7-Lounge
From $163 p/n
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Sawtell Beachside on 4th

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 120 reviews

Apartment in Sawtell

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Wonderful 4.9/5 (120 reviews)
  • 4 guests
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 3 beds
  • 1 bathroom
Amazing Normas Beach House Seal Rocks
From $408 p/n
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Norma's Beach House Seal Rocks

Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 14 reviews

House in Seal Rocks

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Excellent 4.6/5 (14 reviews)
  • 8 guests
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 6 beds
  • 2 bathrooms
The Vew
From $969 p/n
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Hideaway - Pacific Palms

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 11 reviews

Farmstay in Pacific Palms

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Exceptional 5.0/5 (11 reviews)
  • 16 guests
  • 6 bedrooms
  • 16 beds
  • 2 bathrooms
Walk to beaches, cafes, CBD.
From $153 p/n
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Beach House on Windmill

Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 23 reviews

House in Port Macquarie

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Excellent 4.7/5 (23 reviews)
  • 8 guests
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 4 beds
  • 2 bathrooms
For unforgettable yet affordable group holidays, your search is over.
From $581 p/n
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Wallis Lakehouse, Pacific Palms

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 98 reviews

House in Pacific Palms

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Wonderful 4.9/5 (98 reviews)
  • 20 guests
  • 6 bedrooms
  • 15 beds
  • 4 bathrooms
Upstair lounge/living area
From $275 p/n
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Shorebreak - Fabulous Beachfront Location

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 31 reviews

House in Bonny Hills

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Exceptional 5.0/5 (31 reviews)
  • 12 guests
  • 4 bedrooms
  • 9 beds
  • 2 bathrooms
House facing bay with direct beach access
From $255 p/n
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Amanda's on the Beach - Winda Woppa

Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 22 reviews

House in Hawks Nest

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Excellent 4.6/5 (22 reviews)
  • 8 guests
  • 4 bedrooms
  • 4 beds
  • 3 bathrooms
The view from Open Kitchen and dining
From $357 p/n
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Clareview-Coffs Harbour

Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 24 reviews

House in Coffs Harbour

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Excellent 4.5/5 (24 reviews)
  • 10 guests
  • 5 bedrooms
  • 5 beds
  • 3 bathrooms
LUNCH BY THE BEACH
From $556 p/n
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Liapari Beach House AMAZING BEACH LOCATION

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 31 reviews

House in Coffs Harbour

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Exceptional 5.0/5 (31 reviews)
  • 9 guests
  • 4 bedrooms
  • 5 beds
  • 4 bathrooms
morning cuppa
From $102 p/n
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The Purple Place Beach House

Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 17 reviews

Cottage in Wooli

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Excellent 4.6/5 (17 reviews)
  • 7 guests
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 5 beds
  • 1 bathroom
The Atrium
From $255 p/n
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Atrium on Smiths Lake

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 12 reviews

House in Smiths Lake

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Exceptional 5.0/5 (12 reviews)
  • 9 guests
  • 4 bedrooms
  • 4 beds
  • 1 bathroom
Aerial view
From $408 p/n
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Calypso on the Beach

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 26 reviews

House in Port Macquarie

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Wonderful 4.9/5 (26 reviews)
  • 12 guests
  • 5 bedrooms
  • 9 beds
  • 3 bathrooms
From $133 p/n
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HouseonKalang - 9 Marina Cres

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 20 reviews

House in Urunga

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Wonderful 4.9/5 (20 reviews)
  • 5 guests
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 3 beds
  • 1 bathroom
Evenings On The Deck
From $255 p/n
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Water's Edge, Port Stephens

Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 36 reviews

House in Port Stephens Waterfront

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Excellent 4.6/5 (36 reviews)
  • 8 guests
  • 5 bedrooms
  • 7 beds
  • 3 bathrooms
Lounge Room
From $143 p/n
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Nobby's Beach House -A stones throw to beach

Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 21 reviews

Guest House in Port Macquarie

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Excellent 4.7/5 (21 reviews)
  • 8 guests
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 3 beds
  • 1 bathroom
Open Plan Living
From $153 p/n
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Ripples on Smiths - A Lakeside Haven

Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 52 reviews

House in Smiths Lake

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Excellent 4.7/5 (52 reviews)
  • 10 guests
  • 4 bedrooms
  • 8 beds
  • 2 bathrooms
Front Deck - view South
From $204 p/n
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Wilson's @ Wooli - Beach House

Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 15 reviews

House in Wooli

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Excellent 4.6/5 (15 reviews)
  • 6 guests
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 6 beds
  • 2 bathrooms
From $607 p/n
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Sapphire Seas Beach House

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 21 reviews

House in Coffs Harbour

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Exceptional 5.0/5 (21 reviews)
  • 11 guests
  • 4 bedrooms
  • 6 beds
  • 4 bathrooms
Outdoor delight
From $428 p/n
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Fran - private jetty on the canals

Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 14 reviews

House in Port Macquarie

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Excellent 4.4/5 (14 reviews)
  • 10 guests
  • 4 bedrooms
  • 9 beds
  • 2 bathrooms
Front of cottage
From $102 p/n
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Ruby's on the River

Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 35 reviews

House in North Haven

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Excellent 4.7/5 (35 reviews)
  • 3 guests
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 2 beds
  • 1 bathroom
Monkeyvilla
From $171 p/n
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Monkey Villa Pacific Palms Holiday House

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 23 reviews

House in Smiths Lake

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Wonderful 4.8/5 (23 reviews)
  • 10 guests
  • 4 bedrooms
  • 8 beds
  • 3 bathrooms
Sunset view from top floor balcony
From $510 p/n
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Casa Bella on the Ocean

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 3 reviews

House in Port Macquarie

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  • 12 guests
  • 5 bedrooms
  • 8 beds
  • 3 bathrooms
Relax on the beachside deck
From $357 p/n
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Seaclusion Apartment at Sapphire Beach

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 11 reviews

Apartment in Coffs Harbour

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Exceptional 5.0/5 (11 reviews)
  • 8 guests
  • 4 bedrooms
  • 7 beds
  • 3 bathrooms
Anchor And Fish
From $306 p/n
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Anchor and Fish on the Waterfront

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 12 reviews

House in Port Macquarie

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Wonderful 4.9/5 (12 reviews)
  • 6 guests
  • 4 bedrooms
  • 4 beds
  • 2 bathrooms
Open plan living - a stone\'s throw to the lake
From $204 p/n
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Jemma's on the Lake Lakefront

Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 65 reviews

House in Smiths Lake

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Excellent 4.6/5 (65 reviews)
  • 14 guests
  • 5 bedrooms
  • 11 beds
  • 2 bathrooms
Barefoot on Blueys
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Barefoot on Blueys

Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 9 reviews

House in Blueys Beach

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  • 6 guests
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 4 beds
  • 1 bathroom
Expansive Outdoor Living
From $459 p/n
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Bellawater - Beautiful Resort Style Home

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 23 reviews

House in Bonny Hills

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Exceptional 5.0/5 (23 reviews)
  • 10 guests
  • 4 bedrooms
  • 7 beds
  • 2 bathrooms
Modern Beach Feel
From $173 p/n
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Shorebreak Studio 1 -Bali Style

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 82 reviews

Studio in Coffs Harbour

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Wonderful 4.8/5 (82 reviews)
  • 2 guests
  • 1 bedroom
  • 1 bed
  • 1 bathroom

About North Coast

The North Coast, NSW: Where the Sea Meets the Forest

The North Coast of New South Wales is a haven for nature lovers, a retreat for families and a hotspot for action seekers. As you partake in your activities of choice, you will likely have sweeping oceanscapes on one side and lush stretches of forest on the other.

The North Coast runs from Sydney’s North to the Queensland border, offering its share of surfing hubs, national parks and coastal hikes. To take a break from outdoor action, check out Newcastle, with its emerging cafe and gallery scene.

Holiday rental options on the North Coast abound, from beachfront apartments to spacious, secluded family homes.

Beaches and Surfing on the North Coast

The North Coast is synonymous with great surfing, no matter your skill level. Experienced surfers flock to Lennox Head, which is a top Australian surf spot for pros. If you would like to learn to surf in calmer waters, sign up for a class on the shores of Newcastle, Coffs Harbour or Ballina.

The North Coast also offers family-friendly beaches. Byron Bay’s Main Beach is well-known for its white sand. This beach is patrolled throughout the summer. If you would like to spend the day away from other humans, head to the secluded stretches of sand in the Pacific Palms area. These quieter beaches are lined by lush forests, adding to the impression of isolation.

North Coast Nature Reserves and National Parks

Visit Dorrigo National Park, a World Heritage Site, to wander along boardwalks amidst age-old rainforests. Bring your binoculars to best observe the forest’s vibrant birdlife. Alternately, explore the largest stretch of undeveloped land in New South Wales when you hike through Yuraygir National Park. This coastal park showcases both forest and oceanfront scenery.

Illuka Nature Reserve is another option for rainforest strolls and birdwatching. Over 140 types of birds call the reserve home. This park also encompasses coastal and hinterland trails. By the waterfront, you will find a seashore with a rock pool. Here, children can participate in a guided tour to learn all about the species who live in the crevices.

Coastal Walks and Hikes

The North Coast is a haven for hikers, with almost endless paths lining the shore.

The most ambitious hikers can undertake the Yuraygir Coastal Park, which links Angourie and Red Rocks. Walk along 65 km of clifftops, untouched beaches and pristine coastal lakes. Hike at the edge of verdant forests and keep your eyes peeled for native species.

Similarly, the Tweed area has 37 km of untouched coastline, criss-crossed by a series of paths leading to some of the region’s best coastal views.

For shorter treks, you can try the Cape Byron Walking Track, a hike with the ocean on one side and the rainforest on the other. This walk is under 4km long and is a popular spot for whale watching.

Then, there is the Bathers Way, starring Newcastle’s beaches. The path leads to Nobbys Headland Lighthouse. Information panels along the way explain the region’s Aboriginal history and heritage.

Arts and Culture on the North Coast

Newcastle is an up-and-coming hub for the arts, with its fashionable galleries and trendy cafes. The city has a number of museums, showcasing Aboriginal art and pieces created by local talents. Newcastle is no stranger to gourmet meals, with its series of award-winning restaurants.

Meanwhile, the Lismore area is known for its artisanal markets, offering the region’s finest fresh produce and homemade crafts. Pick up just-harvested fruits and vegetables and freshly baked treats every Thursday at the Lismore Produce Market.

To meet the region’s artists, schedule in some time at the Channon Craft Market, the oldest of its kind in Australia. This market is held on the second Sunday of the month, and features plenty of art-related activities for children of all ages, as well as carnival rides.

Getting around the North Coast

It is extremely easy to get around the North Coast. A train connects the main towns between Sydney and Tweed Heads. In addition, several regional airports offer convenient connections to Australia’s major cities. If you are arriving by car from Sydney, you can take the Legendary Pacific Coast Touring Route to drive past some of the North Coast’s most beautiful scenery. 

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