North Coast Region
The Second Burying Ground at Port Macquarie is full of fascinating headstones, from elaborately carved to the simple. The Cemetery is surrounded by natural bushland, preserved as the Kooloonburg Creek Nature Park. Both provide a pleasant walk. A tour of the Burying Ground can be arranged by contacting the Friends of Kooloonburg Creek Nature Park.
Byron Airwaves Hang Gliding School conducts hang gliding tandem introductory flights and lessons from Cape Byron and Lennox Headland. All Byron Airwaves tandem flights include insurance and they are licence holders with the Cape Byron Headland Reserve. They have been flying the local headlands and beyond for over 25 years now and can offer an exciting yet relaxing, quiet hang gliding flight to experience flying freedom. Keep a lookout for the dolphins and sea life which abounds around the marine park along the coastline. Migrating whales can be seen while soaring in the winter and spring months of the year.
Retrace the steps of the explorer Mathew Flinders as you make your way around Yamba, exploring the historical highlights and landmarks such as the Flinders Well, Yamba Lighthouse, and the Yamba Historical Museum. There are two self-guided walking tours available: The 'Hill Walk' (medium grade, three kilometre walk) to discover the historical sites on Yamba Hill and the 'Flat Walk' (easy grade, three kilometre walk) for the sites on Yamba's flat lands. All the walks start and finish at the Yamba Museum, next to the Yamba Golf and Country Club. Pick up your copies of the Yamba Historical Walks guides