Okanui’s top 5 places to visit on the NSW coastline
With international travel band for the foreseeable future, it’s time to dust of the camping gear or treat yourselves to that luxurious house you’ve been eyeing off and go explore your very own backyard. With an abundance of places to explore, we’ve put together a list of our top picks of places stay from our backyard - the NSW Coastline.
The Farm, Killalea
Waking up on the beach is never a bad idea. The ideal place to pitch your tents, The Farm, is a coastal reserve and top surfing beach with stunning views in all directions. If you’re up for a little adventure, there’s non-stop solid surf, and picnic areas giving you 360-degree views of Killalea, fishing and plenty of hikes to do.
For reservation details visit reflectionsholidayparks.com
Byron Bay the hot spot for surfers, coffee drinkers and music lovers. Byron has something for everyone with excellent beaches, lush rainforests, trendy cafés and new-age retreats. Heading to Byron for a mini-break you have to stay at the exceptional 28 Degrees a private, luxury guesthouse located in the heart of Byron Bay. The rooms offer an oasis for intimate getaways, we even have special babymoon and honeymoon packages tailored to the occasion.
To book visit 28byronbay.com.au
Famous for its white-sand beaches, sparkling blue waters and abundance of wildlife, Jervis Bay is NSW coastal paradise in the Shoalhaven region. For us, a trip to Jervis Bay includes camping at Green Patch campground in the beautiful Booderee National Park, the ultimate place to Surf, explore bushwalking, cycling and try fishing.
To book a camping spot visit parksaustralia.gov.au/booderee
Staying at crescent head gives you access to some to best surf spots along the NSW Coastline, famous for its legendary right-hand surf breaks. Enjoy the relaxed beach lifestyle or explore the surrounding coastal national parks, with endless bushwalks and whale-watching spots. For us Crescent is best appreciated by treating ourselves to an Airbnb, getting plenty of rest to enjoy a full day of adventure.
Check out crescent head Airbnb
The Ruins, Booti Booti National Park
Camp just a stone’s throw away from the beautiful Seven Mile Beach, in Booti Booti National Park. The open space campsite is fringed by cabbage-tree palms and paperbarks, the ideal spot for late-night campfires or waking up early to watch the sunrise over the ocean. During the day, enjoy a hike along the Booti Hill/Lakeside walking track with breathtaking views or surf at the numerous surf beaches along the lake’s way road.
Visit the Nationalparks.nsw.gov to book
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