Scenic Drive A is a lovely drive that allows you to explore Old Bar and Manning Point and everywhere in between.
Time 46 minutes
As it’s the closest seaside community, Old Bar has been a holiday favourite for families from Taree and the rest of the Manning for many decades.
Experience beautiful bush and beach along the Old Bar walking trail. There are various entry points, the main ones being behind the Old Bar air strip and between Old Bar village and Mud Bishop’s Reserve.
There are four kilometres of scenic walking tracks and it is home to many bird species. Wallabies, koalas and echidnas have been sighted and during Spring the wildflowers are abundant. Allow an hour to see the wonders of this beautiful coastal area.
The views from the Headland walking track at Saltwater National Park, are not only spectacular, it is a great place to go whale watching. Explore the Five Islands Walking Track which follows Khappinghat Creek in the nature reserve. Go paddle boarding, swim or fish amongst the mangroves. Swim, surf or fish at the beach.
Stop off on your way to Manning Point at Bohnock and hire a boat to explore our waterways or take your 4WD south to the Manning Entrance State Park and Farquhar Inlet for great camping and fishing.