Amble your way around the coastal region on your own two feet — or on two wheels.
Based just a 2.5-hour drive north of Sydney, this stunning coastal region offers many epic tracks to conquer. They range in difficulty, but they all promise splendid views of the New South Wales coast, native forests and wildlife — and, if you're there at the right time of year, glimpses of sea life, too. Here is a handful that you should add to your to-do list next time you're planning a weekend escape to the region — plus, a couple of routes that you can do on two wheels, too.
- Tomaree Head Summit Walk - This short uphill walk rewards you with stunning views of Port Stephens and along the coastline.
- One Mile Beach - Backed by sand dunes and bushland, One Mile Beach feels more remote than it actually is.
- Gan Gan Hill Lookout - Enjoy panoramic views over the Port Stephens region from this popular lookout.
- Nelson Bay to Fingal Bay Cycleway - Take an easy ride through three Port Stephens region communities.
- Fingal Island Eco-Walk and Lighthouse Tour - A three-hour guided tour of Port Stephens' stunning Fingal Island.
- Worimi Forest Walk - Wander through a forest of paperbark trees until you reach a swarm of mobile sand dunes.
- Raymond Terrace to Medowie Cycleway - Enjoy a meandering bike ride along the Grahamstown Dam shoreline.
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