Tea Gardens and Hawks Nest
The two towns of Tea Gardens and Hawks Nest are to be found on the estuary of the Myall River on the northern side of Port Stephens, a one hour drive from Newcastle and two and half hours north of Sydney. Nearby is the Myall Lakes National Park which covers an area of 44,000 hectares, including 10,125 hectares of lakes.
Tea Gardens and Hawks Nest are connected by the Singing Bridge that spans the Myall River, about 3500 people reside here, who along with the many visitors to the area enjoy a wealth of interests, including fishing, both river and sea. Sporting activities such as windsurfing, golf, tennis, swimming, bowls and croquet are popular. Arts and craft abound. The pristine beaches are very popular. Swimmers and surfers love Bennetts Beach. Whilst the calmer water of Jimmys Beach is great for swimming and digging in the sand, providing a great opportunity for relaxation for families.
Community and Tourist Information Service
This website has been prepared to provide a service to our local community and visitors to our town and gives details of Hotels, Bed and Breakfast accommodation, Real Estate Agents, Restaurants and Café, Doctors and Health Services and many others.
Community Groups throughout the two towns are listed together with Contact names and telephone numbers.
For details of any Events or Activities that may be planned please
click the link - Community Notice Board.
Enjoy your virtual visit to Tea Gardens and Hawks Nest and learn all we have to offer.
Tea Gardens - Hawks Nest Community Information Service
Cycle the Myall - click to download Cycle Booklet