Leave Your Cares Behind In Quiet Repton
Nestled near the mouth of the Bellinger River, Repton is a small village in New South Wales on the North Coast. just south of the Pine Creek State Forest. The town is 16 kilometres and 15 minutes from Toormina and 20 kilometres and 20 minutes from the popular Coffs Harbour. Repton is known for its quiet, unpopulated setting and beautiful, unspoilt riverlands and beaches.
Peaceful North Coast Accommodation In Repton
Repton accommodation is refreshingly rustic. Most Repton holiday rentals are modest and free from high-tech amenities, letting you enjoy the region's natural beauty without modern distractions. For that reason, Repton is beloved by holiday makers looking to unplug from modern society and relax. Just tell your boss you won't have reception on holiday and leave all your work stresses behind. Instead of checking email or vegging in front of the TV, you'll be watching the sunset go down on the river, barbecueing on the deck, or sunning on the beach.
What To Do In Repton
Walk to Tuckers Rock Beach for a day at the beach or spend the day fishing at the town's two fish-filled hotspots: Repton Hole or the Repton Rail Bridge. You'll find Bream, Mangrove Jack, and Jewfish in the area waters. Other popular fishing spots include Tuckers Rocks and Bundagen Headland. Remember, nearly all holiday rentals have a private kitchen, so be sure to keep what you catch and take it home for a fresh-caught seafood dinner!
To explore the area's waterways, you'll want to hire a kayak or canoe at Repton's Bellinger River Tourist Park. You'll also find barbeques, bushwalking, and a playground at the Park.
Escape To Bongil Bongil National Park
For something wilder, head to Bongil Bongil National Park for over 4100 hectares of scenic beaches, mangroves, wetlands, dunes, estuaries, and rainforests. In addition to its stunning ecological diversity, Bongil Bongil is also known for having one of New South Wales' largest koala populations. Birdwatching, fishing, mountain biking, and bushwalking are sublime here.
Bongil Bongil is a terrific place to canoe or kayak, so try exploring the park both on foot or by boat. Work up an appetite on the water? The park also features a deluxe picnic area with barbeques, tables, and public restrooms, so be sure to bring a lunch.
One of your best bets for exploring is the Bluff Loop Trail, a lovely 1.8 kilometre walk through eucalyptus trees. Another good bet is the Bundageree Rainforest Walks, a long, leisurely rainforest trek from Tuckers Rocks to Bundagen Headland.
If you're looking to unplug, unwind, and get away from it all in the beautiful wilds of the North Coast, you won't find a better holiday destination than the peaceful village of Repton.