Top things to do

It can be a bit overwhelming deciding what to do when you come to a new place, which is why we’ve put together a list of the top things to do in the Manning Valley.

We hope you find this helpful and enjoy your time in our beautiful region!

Cattai Wetlands


Just off the Pacific Highway at Spring Hill Road lives the award-winning Cattai Wetlands, a beautiful coastal wetland and hidden gem of the Manning Valley.

Cattai Wetlands provide a sanctuary for over 180 species of birds, kangaroos, wallabies and regularly spotted goannas. Make your way along one of the many walking tracks, go bird watching, take a picnic or just relax and enjoy the scenery.

No dogs are allowed in the wetlands.

Hot tip – Don’t forget to pack the Aeroguard as the mossies love Cattai Wetlands just as much as we do! ... continue reading.
Contact details
Phone:02 6592 5399
Address:Spring Hill Road, Coopernook, New South Wales, Australia

Crowdy Bay National Park

Crowdy Bay National Park (9,519 hectares) has long been admired for its rugged coastline cliffs, rockpools, beaches and forests, which are a haven for wildlife. At low tide, you can explore the rock formations and pools along the cliff-base walk.

There is great fishing, plenty of opportunities for swimming, surfing and water activities and it is a particularly fruitful area for bird watching.

The park’s main topographical feature and highest point is Diamond Head, which rises abruptly to 113 metres. It takes its name from the quartz crystals that are found in the area.

There are a number of great,... continue reading.

  • BBQ
  • Boat Ramp
  • Cabins
  • Camp Kitchen
  • Disabled Access
  • Dump Point
  • Kiosk
  • Laundry
  • Linen
  • National Parks / State Forest
  • Near Water
  • Pet Friendly 
  • Playground
  • Pool
  • Powered Sites
  • RV Friendly
  • Unpowered Sites
  • Website
  • WiFi / Internet
Contact details
Address:Crowdy Head Road, Harrington, New South Wales, Australia


  • Manning Valley

If you love views and vistas, the Manning Valley has many inspiring lookouts that are great photo opportunities during your visit.

So make sure you pack you camera and get snap-happy when you visit the below lookouts:

Crowdy Bay Charters

Crowdy Bay Charters

Crowdy Bay Charters operates off shore fishing charters from the Crowdy Head Boat Harbour which is located next door to the very popular Crowdy Head Beach on the Mid North Coast of New South Wales. Available charters include reef and bottom fishing, game fishing, coastal tours or whale watching. They are available to groups or individuals (maximum six per charter) and included all tackle and bait.

Contact details
Phone:0428 655 701
Address:Crowdy Head Rd, Crowdy Head NSW 2427, Australia

Tactical Paintball Games

Tactical Paintball Games is located in Moorland, in the Three Brothers. This privately owned and operated attraction is on an all grassed area, built by Skirmish players and has a number of different playing fields. Each field was created with a theme in mind, so you can enjoy different scenarios and style of play. Groups, social days and individuals catered for. Players must be over 16 to play.

Contact details
Phone:0487 232 780
Address:19716 Pacific Highway, Moorland, NSW, 2443, Australia