If your business event or conference calls for sun, surf, and sand, look no further than the North Coast. Kayak with dolphins and whales, or simply relax on a beautiful beach after a long day’s work. Freshly caught and prepared seafood is never far. If you have some downtime, drive the legendary Pacific Coast, a magnificent touring route through 48 national parks and 12 state forests as well as towns, villages and excellent surfing beaches. Whether it’s the resident dolphins in Port Stephens, the culinary delights of Tastings on Hastings, or the vibrant buzz of Byron Bay – the North Coast will make your next event unforgettable.
- Camp in Myall Lakes National Park
- Snorkel in Solitary Islands Marine Park
- Hike in Wollumbin National Park
- Drive the Legendary Pacific Coast
- Tour Stockton's giant sand dunes
Sub-tropical to sub-humid with hot summers.
- Summer average 25-35°C
- Winter average 15-25°C
Byron Bay is the perfect destination for an event, with great venues, beautiful beaches, enchanting rainforest and sparkling ocean. Relax on fine sands or go kayaking with dolphins, ballooning above the spectacular coast, surfing or diving. You'll also taste beautiful culinary delights too.
Forster and Taree
From the magnificent Great Lakes and gorgeous beaches to a rural paradise and the beautiful Ellenborough Falls in the Manning Valley, this region of the North Coast of NSW is perfect for a group gathering. Enjoy water sports, bushwalking and delicious food while you are here.
On the banks of the beautiful Wilsons River, Lismore is a regional town with a thriving arts community, wonderful galleries and colourful markets. A popular festival is the Lantern Parade, and World Heritage rainforest and coastal beaches are a scenic drive away.
Port Stephens is known for its wonderful beaches and beautiful sheltered bays, perfect for events as well as swimming, snorkeling and kayaking. The ocean beaches here are sublime and great for surfing and beach walks. Enjoy fresh seafood, local wine and alfresco dining.
Memorable events begin in the beautiful Clarence Valley, with great venues, wide-open spaces, World Heritage rainforest, famous waves, splendid rivers and delicious Yamba prawns. Relax with a gathering on pristine beaches and enjoy kayaking, bushwalking and fishing.
Enjoy world-famous waves at Crescent Head, thrilling dives at Fish Rock Cave, the beautiful Macleay River and bushwalking in national parks in the Kempsey region, on the mid North Coast of NSW. You can also visit the fascinating Wigay Aboriginal Cultural Park, too.
A harbour city with amazing surf beaches linked by the spectacular Bathers Way coastal walk, Newcastle is north of Sydney and a delight to explore. Enjoy world-famous Merewether Beach, cool bars, delicious food, fascinating history, and a lively arts and music scene.
With uncrowded beaches, the beautiful Tweed River and World Heritage rainforest, the Tweed region is a marvellous destination. Relax on soft white sands, enjoy surfing, kayaking, diving and fishing, and climb Mount Warning in a World Heritage-listed national park.
Natural beauty and fun attractions draw many conference events to Coffs Harbour, a coastal city on the mid North Coast of NSW. Enjoy gorgeous beaches, water sports, adventure sports including skydiving, scuba diving and game fishing, and friendly encounters with animals.
A perfect waterside retreat, Lake Macquarie is Australia’s largest coastal saltwater lake and twice as big as Sydney Harbour. You’ll be thrilled with the many things to do and see, from water sports and bushwalking to delicious lakeside dining and the artworks of a great Australian artist.
A paradise of natural attractions and outdoor adventures, Port Macquarie is only four hours’ drive north of Sydney on the NSW North Coast. The city is home to a tempting range of delicious food at cafes and restaurants and an exciting events calendar of arts, sports and festivals.
What's on in North Coast
24 Feb - 01 Apr
Saturday 24 February to Sunday 01 April 2018, Lismore
Saturday 24 February 2018, Nimbin
24 Feb - 11 May
Saturday 24 February to Friday 11 May 2018, Newcastle