Iluka is a laidback beachside paradise on the NSW north coast, located just 280km south of Brisbane and well within range of a weekend foray.
North Coast NSW
Bundjalung National Park is a gorgeous stretch of lightly trafficked coastline located250 kays south of Brisbane. You’ll make it here from the CBD in three hours on a good run.
Perched midway between Port Stephens and Seal Rocks, the diminutive beachside hideout known as Mungo Brush is nestled within the expansive Myall Lakes National Park.
The enticingly named Waterfall Way is your highway to heaven. You want to hang a left off the Pacific Highway at a spot called Raleigh – just past Nambucca, but south of the Coffs Harbour motor inn muster.
Hawks Nest can be reached in less than three hours from Sydney’s CBD. It’s postcard perfect plus it boasts a tidy beach run, bountiful fishing opportunities, a handful of campsites and a couple of knockout bushwalks. What more could you ask for?
Camden Haven is 360-odd clicks up the Pacific Highway from Sydney and well within range for a quick weekend blast up the coast for city slickers.