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Saltwater National Park

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Saltwater Road, Old Bar, New South Wales 2430, Australia
+61 2 6552 4097
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Beautiful Spot, would be great for camping. But camping not allowed

Beautiful location, has emenities, picnic tables, bbq's.Would make a fantastic camping ground... read more

Reviewed March 4, 2018
kymba7o
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Forster, Australia
Great spot for a swim, paddle, picnic or walk

We headed out to Saltwater National Park to do the 5 Islands, short coastal bushwalk. It was an... read more

Reviewed January 6, 2018
Bu_Gede
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Sydney, Australia
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“bush turkeys” (2 reviews)
“bush walking” (2 reviews)
“grassed area” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
Saltwater Road, Old Bar, New South Wales 2430, Australia
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+61 2 6552 4097
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"great beach"
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"picnic"
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Reviewed March 4, 2018

Beautiful location, has emenities, picnic tables, bbq's.Would make a fantastic camping ground. Heaps of beautiful shady trees.

Thank kymba7o
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Reviewed January 6, 2018

We headed out to Saltwater National Park to do the 5 Islands, short coastal bushwalk. It was an easy 1.6km walk and you could appreciate the different types of vegetation - rainforest, mangroves and wetlands. You could go further than the 5 Islands - we...More

Thank Bu_Gede
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Reviewed October 8, 2017

Been here a few times to have a BBQ, these are on site. There are toilets and outdoor showers to wash oneself after a swim. Brush Turkeys are abound and other Birds. We generally visit during the week for the peace and quiet. There are...More

Thank Tareean
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Reviewed September 18, 2017

We head out to Saltwater National park a couple times a year. This time I wanted to take a walk out to the end of the headland to look for whales. Definitely was not disappointed. Also enjoyed watching the board riders catching the waves on...More

Thank Anita T
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Reviewed July 27, 2017 via mobile

This point is quite picturesque. Lots of area to park your car and the beach stretches all the way back to Manning river entrance. The point is suited to mal riding.

Thank Damien W
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Reviewed May 29, 2017

This park has wonderful facilities and is a beautiful example of our coastal scenery and woodland environs preserved for our enjoyment.

Thank Neil M
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Reviewed May 15, 2017

We accessed the park from Diamond Beach. The picnic area is vert pleasant with good amenities and grassed area. There is good access to the beach and creek from the car park. When we were there the creek was flowing out to sea. It would...More

Thank glenn t
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Reviewed March 16, 2017

A quiet NP most of the time, with beach frontage and a wonderful lagoon. Great spot for picnic or bbq all year round. Love this special place, hope you do too

1  Thank squiresy
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Reviewed March 8, 2017

We have had lots of stormy weather and so decided to take a drive to Saltwater. The seas were big and the surfers were taking full advantage of the waves. I took a few photographs before we decided to take a walk to the end...More

2  Thank Anita T
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Reviewed February 1, 2017

My wife and I go there many times although we live in Old Bar we pack a lunch and spend the afternoon there and we have a nice walk along the beach.

2  Thank jjamo6246
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