The Great Lakes

The Great Lakes Mid North Coast New South Wales

The Great Lakes - Mid North Coast - New South Wales

The Great Lakes, NSW, New South Wales The perfect escape.

What is it that makes the perfect family holiday? Is it location, price, weather or things to do?

The Great Lakes is on the Mid North Coast of NSW, New South Wales, less than 3 hours from Sydney, where the magnificent eastern dividing range forms a backdrop to one of the most dazzling stretches of coast you will ever see.

The Great Lakes is a water playground with 145 kilometres of stunning coastline and glittering mosaic of crystal clear waterways based around the impressive Wallis, Smiths and Myall lakes networks. The Great Dividing Range meets the coast here and there are endless tracts of deep green forests, mixed with ancient Palm forests and a rolling green hinterland.

Throughout the Great Lakes region you can discover breathtaking scenery and celebrate fabulous sunsets. Here you can immerse yourself in natures varied moods, from wide expanses of sub tropical forests to the tranquillity of a deserted beach during a brilliant sunrise. Secluded bays and exciting surf beaches, stunning coastal scenery and historic hinterland combine to make the Great Lakes the perfect destination.

This is the place where you can reconnect, recharge and reclaim. Here you can immerse yourself in nature and do as much or as little as you like.

The Great Lakes has somewhere to stay for every budget and for every need. From self-contained apartments over looking the ocean to secluded camping on the lakeside there are many different options to stay within the Great Lakes.

There is no shortage of things to do with soft and hard adventure catering for all ages. Amusement parks, cinemas, boutique shopping, clubs, fine dining, golf courses, sailing, kayaking, swimming, fishing, diving, golf courses, sky diving, trekking, 4wd, mountain biking, markets and numerous events are but a few of the adventures that await in a region that has all you will need to create memories that will last a lifetime.

Choose your own destination and choose your own pace. You can base yourself anywhere in the region Forster/Tuncurry, Tea Gardens/Hawks Nest, Pacific Palms, Bulahdelah or the many secluded retreats scattered through the bushland and countryside. Choose to relax, take it all in or set out to explore the great diversity of attractions and activities.

Celebrate, breathe, explore, be amazed and clear your soul.


Where is The Great Lakes


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Places to stay and things to do around The Great Lakes



Towns surrounding The Great Lakes


Bellingen Mid North Coast
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Bulahdelah Mid North Coast
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Camden Haven Mid North Coast
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Coffs Harbour Mid North Coast
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Crescent Head Mid North Coast
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Dorrigo Mid North Coast
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Forster Mid North Coast
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Harrington Mid North Coast
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Hawks Nest Mid North Coast
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Kempsey Mid North Coast
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Lord Howe Island Mid North Coast
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Macksville Mid North Coast
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Myall Coast Mid North Coast
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Nambucca Heads Mid North Coast
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Pacific Palms Mid North Coast
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Port Macquarie Mid North Coast
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Port Stephens Mid North Coast
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Raymond Terrace Mid North Coast
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Sawtell Mid North Coast
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South West Rocks Mid North Coast
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Stroud Mid North Coast
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Taree Mid North Coast
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Urunga Mid North Coast
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Woolgoolga Mid North Coast
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