Peacehaven Country Cottages are located close to Bulahdelah, Myall Lakes, Tea Gardens, Hawks Nest, Gloucester, Barrington Tops, Seal Rocks and Forster. Which means surfing, whale and dolphin watching, fishing and boating activities are all nearby.
This picturesque country town is just 15 minutes from Peacehaven Country Cottages, and offers a host of facilities including the Plough Inn Hotel, a Bowling club, a Golf club, a swimming pool, tennis courts, the Myall River, Alum Mountain Park, picnic areas, a supermarket, a fresh bread shop, the local butcher, and cafes and restaurants.

The main feature of the town is the Myall River which flows down into the Myall Lakes where boats can be hired for the day or the week. Alum Mountain is a nature reserve that offers walking trails with magnificent views of the area.

Boating, Canoeing and Kayaking

Hire a tinny (aluminium run-about dingy) from Luxury Houseboat Hire Bulahdelah or Myall Shores resort and explore the Myall River and Lake for yourself. Canoes can be hired at Bombah Point to explore Bombah Broadwater and Myall Lake at your leisure. Organised day tours to explore the local area are also available at Tea Gardens. We have full details.
You can also take a look at Tamboi Queen Cruises

Myall Lakes

You can explore the Myall Lakes by boat or on foot along tracks in the National Park. Fish, swim or picnic, the Myall Lakes are a great place to explore.

Horse Riding

Forest Lodge Riding Ranch and Clarendon offer horses for all standards, taking you for rides through the state forest. We can book this for you. However, if you have your own horse, why not give them a holiday too. See our Bring Your Horse page for more information.

Whale Watching and Dolphin Cruises

Get up close and personal with these magnificent ocean creatures. Cruises depart daily from Tea Gardens, Port Stephens and Forster.


Within an hour there are many magnificent beaches to surf or swim – including Hawks Nest, Seal Rocks, Blueys Beach and Pacific Palms.

Seal Rocks

A short drive to this unspoiled headland with Sugarloaf Lighthouse and Blow Hole and beautiful clean beaches.

National Parks

You can cross into Myall Lakes National Park on the Bombah Point Car Ferry that operates everyday. This road then takes you through to Hawks Nest and Tea Gardens. Barrington Tops and Myall Lakes National Parks are just two of the many National Parks nearby. Barrington Tops is a World Heritage Area which can be accessed from the nearby town of Gloucester. The Myall Lakes are one of the largest coastal lake systems in New South Wales, and have over 40 kilometres of beaches.

The Tallest Tree in NSW

In the nearby Wang Wauk State Forest stands the magnificent Grandis Flooded Gum tree. Estimates of its size vary, with some authorities claiming it to be up to 87 metres high. Officially (according to the NSW National Parks) it stands 76.2 metres high (250 feet) and it is thought to be the tallest tree in NSW. It is said to be about 400 years old and is only 7.6 metres shorter than the General Sherman sequoia in California which, at 83.8 metres, is reputedly the tallest living thing in the world. So it is definitely worth a look.

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