Plan Your Escape to Australia's East Coast
Australia's east coast is famous for its iconic landmarks and picturesque scenery. Stretching from Sydney to Cairns, there’s so much to see and do, you’ll be coming back time and time again.
From discovering magical beaches, stunning rainforests and extraordinary wildlife, to exploring bustling cities and sampling delicious local produce, Australia’s east coast has something for everyone.
Keen to explore? Discovery Parks has you covered, with holiday parks in 6 stunning locations along Australia’s east coast. Book your stay at our place and set off discovering the splendour of regional Australia.
Forster, New South Wales
Roughly 300km north-east of Sydney, Forster is a beautiful coastal town in the Mid-North coast region of New South Wales. Surrounded by lakes, beaches and nature reserves, Forster is the perfect base to explore the Great Lakes. Popular activities in Forster include swimming and surfing, fishing, scuba diving, and whale watching.
Harrington, New South Wales
About 2 hours up the coast from Forster is Harrington Beach. Harrington is a small seaside village at the mouth of the Manning River. Harrington has a rich history and their self-guided Heritage Walk is a popular activity for visitors. Be sure to visit the Crowdy Bay National Park and make the most of the pristine beaches.
Emerald Beach, New South Wales
Just 20kms north of Coffs Harbour, Emerald Beach is a hidden gem. With a quiet, laid back atmosphere, it’s the perfect spot for a relaxing getaway. Check out Look-at-me-now Headland, or venture into Coffs and take in the sights like the Big Banana before retiring to your peaceful hideaway.
Ballina, New South Wales
On the North Coast of New South Wales, Ballina is often forgotten about by travellers heading to its famous neighbour, Byron Bay. Ballina offers everything you could want in a coastal holiday town: stunning beaches, spectacular views and plenty of activities for the whole family. Be sure to show your support by stopping by Ballina’s craft shops, markets and the Naval Maritime Museum. And no visit to Ballina is complete without a visit to the Big Prawn.
Byron Bay is considered the jewel of New South Wales’ North Coast. With its beautiful beaches, lush green hinterland relaxed vibe, you’ll never want to leave this oasis. Discover fantastic local produce and handmade oddities, visit Australia’s eastern-most point at Cape Byron, or head inland and explore the ancient rainforest of Wollumbin National Park.
On the Fraser Coast in Queensland, Hervey Bay is a magical holiday destination. Being sheltered by Fraser Island means Hervey Bay’s beaches are perfect for long walks and swimming. Cast a line off the historic Urangan Pier, or feed the lorikeets at the botanic gardens, Hervey Bay is a must for any traveller.
So, why not book your next holiday with Discovery Parks and explore Australia’s east coast?