Whoota Whoota Lookout
- Whoota Whoota lookout, Wallingat NSW, Australia
You haven't seen the mid-North coast unless you've seen it from Whoota Whoota lookout. The views are unrivaled. The lookout is accessible by car (4WD recommended), and you can see vast stretches of eucalypt... forest, Wallis Lake as well as 100kms of coastline.
Wallingat National Park
- Wallingat National Park, Wallingat NSW, Australia
Swap out the beach for the bush on a visit to Wallingat National Park. Here you'll find a varied landscape between forest and swap land, which makes for great hikes, 4WD trails, picnic spots and plenty... of opportunities to see birdlife and other wildlife in the area. If your looking for an on-foot adventure then there's three different walking tracks to choose from, but the Cabbage Palm loop track, which will take 45minutes to an and hour and half to complete the 1.7kms is our pick. The track is dominated by the striking cabbage tree palms as well as varieties of gum trees. It's home to 200 species of birds including glossy black cockatoos and king parrots. Remember to bring water and sunscreen!
Visit Booti Booti National Park
- Booti Booti National Park, The Lakes Way, New South Wales, Australia
Encompassing scenic headlands, exquisite beaches, rejuvenating rainforest, and an 11km stretch of estuarine foreshore, there's plenty to explore in Booti Booti National Park. The park derives its name... from the local Worimi Aboriginal term "butibuti," symbolizing a plentiful supply of honey. Whether you choose to swim at the famous Elizabeth Beach, or bring a picnic to enjoy with friends and family, perhaps you might take on one of the hikes throughout the park, whatever option you prefer, a visit to Booti Booti is a must.
Booti Hill and Wallis Lake Walking Track
- Booti Hill and Wallis Lake walking track, Booti Booti NSW, Australia
Starting from the Ruins Campground this 7.3km loop trail takes you past both the ocean and the shores of Lake Wallis. There are plenty of opportunities to take a dip, so be sure to take your swimmers and... make a day of it. The walk begins on Seven Mile Beach and heads up the northern side of Booti Hill before emerging onto the ridge-crest. You might be luck enough to spot whales from this point during the migration season. Carry on towards Elizabeth Beach where you can stop for a swim, picnic or BBQ. The trail then branches west, crosses The Lakes Way and follows the shore of Wallis Lake for the remaining 3.5km.