Hat Head National Park - NSW

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  National Parks,Reserves


DEG: -30.99531 153.03011
DMS: 30º 59' 43.12" S 153º 01' 48.38" E
UTM: 56 J 6570917mN 502875mE
Altitude: 17.21m


Place Type

Reserves - National Parks,Reserves


373.43kms NorthEast of Sydney - Driving 455 km (4 hours 55 mins)
378.74kms South of Brisbane - Driving 499 km (5 hours 46 mins)

Address & Contact

Phillip Dr
Arakoon NSW 2431
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Email: N/A
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A rich coastal environment with one of the largest dune systems in NSW and superb views from Hat Head and nearby Smoky Cape.
Historic Smoky Cape Lighthouse offers tours and accommodation (phone 6566 6301) in the assistant lighthouse-keeper's cottages. Captain Cook Lookout has wheelchair access, and there's a picnic area with facilities at Smoky Cape. Car-based and camper-trailer camping are available at Smoky Beach and also at Hungry Head camping area south of Hat Head.
Access 24 km north-east of Kempsey off the road to South West Rocks. Vehicle entry fee applies at Hungry Head and Smoky Beach.
Arakoon, phone 6566 6621
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Closest Weather Station

Kempsey Airport at 25/09:00pm EST
Distance from Hat Head National Park 26.01km W
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts

Closest Climatic Station

South West Rocks (Smoky Cape Lighthouse)
Distance from Hat Head National Park 9.74km NE
Mean Max. °C26.926.926.124.021.419.218.719.821.823.224.525.9
Mean Min. °C19.519.718.816.614.
Mean Rain mm148.3171.4182.1172.3133.5140.978.879.756.093.1115.4118.9

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