What better way to discover the hidden gems of the Manning Valley than by jumping in the car and taking a scenic road trip along our tourist drives.

With 26 towns and villages, 9 National Parks and reserves, 45km of coastline and 150km of navigable waterways, the only way to see it all is to buckle up and hit the road.

You’ll be able to explore at your own pace, stopping off at quaint rural and seaside villages as well as visiting National Parks, waterfalls, lookouts and more.

Scenic drive A

Scenic Drive A is a lovely drive that allows you to explore Old Bar and Manning Point and everywhere in between.

Distance 61km
Time 46 minutes
Old Bar Manning Point

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.... continue reading.