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Ballina

Ballina

New South Wales

On an island at the mouth of the Richmond River is the town of Ballina, the commercial and cultural heart of the area. Surrounded by 32 kilometres of white, sandy beaches and crystal waterways, it is a natural fun park for beach lovers, surfers, boaters, anglers and eco-adventurers. The historic streets are lined with stylish cafes, restaurants and classic country pubs where you can sample the famous local seafood. Visit the Ballina Naval and Maritime Museum, browse antiques, arts and craft shops or stroll the magnificent walk and bike paths. Enjoy a cruise on the Richmond River, journey into the teaming wetlands of North Creek by canoe or spot the annual migration of humpback whales from any of the coastal headlands. Try fishing at the popular Flat Rock and Angels Beach.

Dungog

Dungog

New South Wales

Set in rolling valleys at the foothills of the Barrington Tops is a picturesque necklace of historic towns and villages - Clarence Town, Dungog, Gresford, Paterson and Vacy. The Shire of Dungog, a rich farming area of the Hunter Valley. Just 2.5 hours drive from Sydney (3.5 with the Countrylink rail service), the area is a favourite of hikers, car enthusiasts, cyclists and roving bikers. Features include the picturesque winding roads, breath-taking views and fresh country air, you'll find plentiful waterholes for picnics and a swim, or walking through the world heritage listed Barrington Tops is forever enticing. The area is a perfect weekend getaway for nature-lovers, while the local restaurants, hotels, motels and bed 'n breakfasts offer a fresh country welcome. Come, visit and recharge - there's not a traffic jam or parking meter anywhere in sight. So drive, ride or catch a train, but don't miss out!

Seelands

Seelands

New South Wales

Seelands is a picturesque rural town popular with water-skiers and visitors looking for unspoilt river destinations. Visit the studio art gallery of the local artisan or take a local four-wheel drive safari tour of the unique countryside. Hire boats and canoes or enjoy fishing by the riverside. Stay at one of its holiday parks, riverside campgrounds or Bed and Breakfasts.

Wombat

Wombat

New South Wales

Wombat, located on the Olympic Highway, 15 kilometres south west of Young, has a general store, recreation facilities, school and a hotel with New South Wales' longest continuous liquor licence, granted in 1877. Visitors head to Wombat to enjoy the experience of picking their own cherries, peaches and sugar plums in season.

Brunswick Heads

Brunswick Heads

New South Wales

Brunswick Heads is a north coast holiday village situated at the mouth of the Brunswick River. Nestled within the breakwater is a safe peaceful beach while white sandy surf beaches stretch to the south and north. The north bank of the river hosts a protected rainforest and the southern bank provides a harbour and a small marina for fishing boats and small craft. Mount Chincogan and Mount provide a spectacular hinterland backdrop to the river that meanders up to the small town of Mullumbimby. The small community of Brunswick Heads have developed a great mix of cafes, restaurants, specialty shops, accommodation and a variety of outdoor activities.

Tucabia

Tucabia

New South Wales

Tucabia is located approximately halfway between Tyndale and Pillar Valley. It is a small country town with a local shop and fuel station. It lies on the alternate Pacific Highway route for visitors heading to the beautiful coastal towns of Minnie Water and Wooli. Visit the Squatters Rest Museum in Tucabia for a wonderful display of how life has changed over the years.

Gurley Pub

Gurley

New South Wales

Gurley is a small but dynamic town located 50 kilometres from Moree on the Carnarvon Highway. Gurley is said to have one of the oldest running picnic races in Australia, the Talmoi Picnic races held on the last Saturday in June. The town has a hotel, primary school, post office, general store and petrol station. Stop at Gurley for a refreshing break in country New South Wales.

Kembla Grange

Kembla Grange

New South Wales

Kembla Grange is a rural, residential and industrial area, with the residential area located mainly in the east. Kembla Grange takes its name from Mount Kembla, which is thought to be named from an Aboriginal word meaning 'wild game abundant'. Kembla Grange is located approximately 12.5 kilometres from Wollongong. Major features of the area include Kembla Grange Racecourse, Galloping Golf Driving Range, The Grange Golf Course and The Australian Motorlife Museum.

Exeter

Exeter

New South Wales

This village personifies the 'little England' name tag so often associated with the Southern Highlands. In fact it was named after its English counterpart because of the lush green of the countryside and the profusion of deciduous trees brought to Australia by the early settlers is indeed very 'English'. The architecture in this village varies from quaint weatherboards and modern homes through to 100-year-old stone churches and vast estate mansions. Today, the area is home to many of Australia's most famous horse studs. There is a general store, post office and a wide choice of antique shops. Enjoy a walk along country lanes and quiet streets, admire the beautiful cold-climate gardens which are open for viewing in spring and autumn.

Mount Warning

Mount Warning

New South Wales

Mount Warning is a remnant of the Southern Hemisphere's largest extinct shield volcano. Added to the World Heritage List in 1975, the 1,100 metre high Mount Warning offers a beautiful walk to the summit through rainforest communities. The five hour walk can be steep in parts and temperatures can drop rapidly as you ascend. Given its name by Captain Cook, it was used as a warning to sailors of the dangerous Point Danger near Tweed Heads. The Bundjalung people who inhabited the region before European settlement named it Wollumbin, meaning cloud catcher.

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