Tea Gardens BBQ Boats

Tea Gardens BBQ Boats is a local family owned business established in 2019. We are located an easy one hour drive north of Newcastle or just 40 minutes from Newcastle airport.  We provide you the opportunity... to explore the picturesque Myall River at your own pace on our custom designed, pontoon-style BBQ party boats. The Pickled Pelican is the first boat in our fleet and carries up to 10 passengers. The Pickled Pelican has an outdoor kitchen  with four burner BBQ grill plate, side burner, rotisserie and sink. A private full size toilet and bluetooth stereo system are also on board for your use. 

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Bennetts Beach

Bennetts Beach is a beautiful 14km long strip of white sand on the Myall Coast in Hawks Nest. Popular with surfers, swimmers and sunbathers, the beach runs between Seal Rocks in the north and Yacaaba... Headland in the south. There are some on-leash areas, some off-leash areas and some areas where no dogs are allowed. ... It is on-leash from the southern end of Bennetts Beach to Yaccabba and around to Jimmys Beach.

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Lazy Paddles

Whether you would like to paddle for a few hours or the whole day, if you would like a double or a single kayak, a sit-on or a sit-in kayak, or a stand up paddle board, Lazy Paddles can get you on the... water. We launch into the Myall River at Tea Gardens or we can deliver a kayak or SUP to the location of your choice (delivery charges may apply). Paddle with dolphins. Explore the mangrove forests of the Myall River or leisurely cruise through Myall Lakes National Park. See amazing bird and marine life. Immerse yourself in nature. Take a picnic breakfast or lunch. Bring your camera and fishing rod. Paddle as hard or as easy as you like. Kayaks require only a few centimetres of water. With a kayak you can reach beautiful places that most watercraft cannot, and without the noise pollution and destructive wake associated with motor-boats.

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Tea Gardens Ferry Service

Located on the Myall River, Tea Gardens is a lovely destination with a long and rich history. The journey across the bay takes approximately 1 hour (30 minutes across the bay and 30 minutes up the Myall... River). The area has an abundance of bird and marine life, with dolphins, green sea turtles and little penguins often spotted along the way.

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Tea Gardens Genuine Farmers Market – 1st Saturday of the month

An exciting new authentic farmers market is coming to a location near you. A place where you can buy fresh produce straight from the farm. You can chat to the farmer about farming practices and enjoy some... hot food and a coffee as well as buy some plants for your garden and all straight from a local farmer. This is a market you can trust that you will be buying solely from a local farmer. We are on the 1st Saturday of the month In the Tea Gardens Public School 25 Witt St, Tea Gardens 8-12pm 0431 247 457

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Myall River Festival – Great Family Weekend Away – 24th October – Book Your Accommodation Now!

Saturday, 24 October 2020 | 10:00 AM to 08:30 PM The Myall River Festival is a free family friendly event, with a large variety of market stalls, stage entertainment, river activities, games and competitions... for the kids, all taking place on the magical waterfront of Tea Gardens, beside the Myall River. Enjoy fireworks and festivities. With camel rides; bungee trampoline; jumping castle and giant slide; face painting; two music stages with live music; displays; sail past (river parade); tea gardens school duck race; dancing performances; live band on the main stage from 12pm; vintage car display; more than 100 market stalls. Come and celebrate the communities of Tea Gardens and Hawks Nest.

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Dark Point – Myall Lakes National Park

The rocky headland of Dark Point, north of Hawks Nest and in the southern area of Myall Lakes National Park, was declared an Aboriginal Site of significance in 2002. This area has a rich cultural history... and has been a gathering place for the Worimi people for over 4000 years, making it well worth a visit.

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Hawks Nest Summer Golf Classic – November -Book Your Accommodation Here

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