Seal Rocks and the Myall Lakes are icons of the Barrington Coast with superb beaches, lakes and headlands.
Seal Rocks is a quintessential Barrington Coast village surrounded by the greens of Myall Lakes National Park and blues of the Pacific Ocean.
Seal Rocks is a quintessential Barrington Coast isolated seaside village. It's famous for the beautiful lighthouse overlooking wild and remote beaches.
Visitors are drawn year-round to Seal Rocks for unspoilt surfing beaches, snorkelling and diving, idyllic picnic areas and nearby Myall Lakes National Park. The walk to the lighthouse takes you through coastal forest up to the headland for views that will never be forgotten. You can even book accommodation in the heritage Seal Rocks Lighthouse Cottages.
Seal Rocks lighthouse is an active lighthouse located on Sugarloaf Point and overlooks an unspoilt beach and the group of offshore rocky outcrops which give the area its name. It was built 1874-75 and is one of only two lighthouse towers in Australia with an external stairway. It still uses the original main light which consists of a 16-sided catadioptric system of lenses and curved mirrors.
Myall Lakes National Park is situated on 47,493 hectares east of Bulahdelah.
The state's largest coastal lake system, protected by the 1979 Ramsar Convention as a Wetland of International Significance. Featuring 40 km of beaches and rolling sand dunes, Myall Lakes is one of the most- visited parks in New South Wales. The Grandis, a magnificent 76 metre high flooded gum, is the tallest tree in the state.
The lakes and beaches are perfect for water activities, and if you don't have your own craft, you can hire one locally. 4WD beach driving is permitted between Hawks Nest and Big Gibber. Seasonal ranger tours are also available.