hawks nest beach

about hawks nest

Hawks Nest is a relaxed seaside town on the NSW Mid North Coast. Lies along an unspoiled stretch of coastline near Port Stephens nestled at the mouth of a spectacular network of lakes which cover an area 4.5 times the size of Sydney Harbour.

Hawks Nest has the charming atmosphere of an unspoilt village. A boating and fishing paradise, the region is also surrounded by magnificent surf beaches and offers visitors a tranquil mini-break just 2.5 hours north of Sydney and only 40 minutes from Newcastle.

The idyllic haven of Hawks Nest is a slow-paced village flanked by expansive lakes, rivers, bushland and spectacular East Coast shoreline. Thanks to the array of outdoor activities on offer, beautiful landscapes to explore and friendly community vibe, this is a favourite destination for people from all walks of life a special place where nature and people live and play in harmony.

This tranquil paradise offers an array of activities and attractions. Due to the many waterways, water sports and fishing is a favourite pastime for visitors and residents alike, and there are plenty of local businesses available to assist. Swim, snorkel or just relax on Bennett’s Beach with its pounding surf and miles of shoreline that offers access to 4WD’s.

Few minutes away famous Jimmy's Beach on spectacular Port Stephens offering stunning views to Nelson Bay with the calm waters lapping gently against the white sand exceled for windsurfing. Walk to The Dark Point - this trail will takes you across giant sand dunes to an Aboriginal midden and the Little Gibber Headland - best spot for diving or snorkelling. You can hire a boat or kayak and paddle around the beautiful Myall River, or get to know the water-loving locals get ferry to see the dolphins on the way to Nelson Bay. Try a tipple at a local vineyard, wander the beautiful bush trails or play a round at Hawks Nest Golf Club. Unwind after a busy day at the local restaurants.

There's as much to do here or as little as you please. There are plenty of quiet spaces to read a good book if you plan to put your feet up. Recreation is unlimited, first class golf course, world renowned diving spots, deep sea fishing, dolphin watching and river cruises, sailing, windsurfing, freshwater lagoons, rainforest walks, koalas and a world of wildlife to explore, as well as cosmopolitan cafes and restaurants and islands to explore by boat. There are no fast food chains and no fast talkers, no traffic lights and no traffic.

Our apartments provide you with a place to escape from the rush of a busy day and enjoy our quality facilities in a setting second to none.