Hallidays Point, New South Wales, Australia.
Situated midway between Forster & Taree is the coastal area of Hallidays Point which includes popular destinations such as Black Head Beach, Diamond Beach & Red Head.
Hallidays Point is renowned for its beautiful white beaches and grassy headlands that make a great spot for a romantic or family picnic. Water temperature allows for swimming all year round and surfers take full advantage of some of the area’s better breaks.
The multiple beaches allow for a range of activities including surfing, wind surfing, 4WDriving, snorkeling, beach walking as well as swimming in the ocean and ocean pool for the young children.
Black Head Beach is a multi-award winning beach under the Keep Australia Beautiful Program. It is patrolled during summer and regarded as one of the best swimming beaches in the Manning Valley. It features shady Norfolk Island Pines, an ocean pool, excellent fishing opportunities, picnic areas and barbecues.
Black Head Village has a variety of shops including Foodworks Supermarket, Australia Post Office, Newsagency & The Point Bakery.
Hallidays Point Rainforest Nature Walk – Hallidays Point
Hallidays Point Rainforest Nature Walks extend from Black Head in the south to Diamond Beach in the north.
There are five scenic walks encompassing striking coastal landforms and vegetation as well as rare tracks of littoral rainforest, wetland and lagoon areas and is a must for nature lovers and keen photographers.
The walks are: Moor Creek (walk one), Diamond Beach to Shelly Beach (walk two), Red Head Rainforest Reserve and Shelly Beach (walk three), Black Head Beach and Black Head Flora Reserve (walk four) and Black Head Rainforest Reserve and Pebbly Beach (walk five).
A very detailed self guided brochure is available from the Hallidays Point Library or the Visitor Information Centre in Taree. Dogs are not allowed in this Reserve.
Diamond Beach – Hallidays Point.
Diamond Beach is located in the Hallidays Point area, halfway between Forster and Taree. This quiet beach area is ideal for relaxing strolls. It is also a popular spot for board riders. Car parking is available at Diamond Drive, entry to the beach.
There is a wide number of holiday properties available in this area – a large number of them being absolute beachfront properties.
For walking enthusiasts there is a walking track which takes you from Diamond Beach through to Shelley Beach (south of Diamond Beach).
Red Head Beach – Hallidays Point.
Red Head Beach at Hallidays Point is a quiet beach area just north of Black Head Beach and is ideal for relaxing strolls. Meander along the rainforest walk which encompasses striking coastal landforms as well as rare tracts of littoral rainforest and is a must for nature lovers and keen photographers. The walk takes in two headlands – Black Head and Red Head – and is joined by Black Head Beach. Information about the walk is available from the Visitors Centre in Taree or the Hallidays Point Library.