The southern gateway to the Barrington Coast is a spectacular blend of lakes, coastal forests and pristine beaches offering a truly natural experience.

A place with a relaxed coastal lifestyle and a sense of peace and tranquility.

Directions to Tea Gardens & Hawks Nest

How to get to Tea Gardens & Hawks Nest by car, train, coach or plane.

This stunning coastal region stretches from the twin towns of Tea Gardens and Hawks Nest through the Myall Lakes National Park to Seal Rocks. This piece of the Barrington Coast is truly unique, home to vast tracts of wilderness.

Tea Gardens and Hawks Nest lie at the mouth of the Myall River and reflect a relaxed coastal lifestyle with a sense of peace and tranquility. The towns and surrounds offer a special mix of accommodation and activities.

With coastal themed cafes, galleries and public art this is just the place to get off the highway, unwind and have that very special holiday. From here you can journey into the Myall Lakes National Park which is a spectacular blend of lakes, coastal forests, pristine beaches and a huge sand dune system.

Nearby is Broughton Island, a park protected by NSW National Parks. It's home to white sandy beaches, volcanic peaks and wind-swept vegetation. It has some of the best diving and snorkelling sites in NSW and a vast array of wildlife including penguins, turtles and seabirds.

Photos by Lesley Goroncy
Photos by Lesley Goroncy
Photos by Lesley Goroncy
Photos by Lesley Goroncy
Photos by Lesley Goroncy
Photos by Lesley Goroncy
Photos by Lesley Goroncy
Photos by Lesley Goroncy
Photos by Lesley Goroncy
Photos by Lesley Goroncy
Photos by Lesley Goroncy
Photos by Lesley Goroncy
Photos by Lesley Goroncy
Photos by Lesley Goroncy
Photos by Lesley Goroncy
Photos by Lesley Goroncy
Photos by Lesley Goroncy
Photos by Lesley Goroncy