South West Rocks
South West Rocks Your Holiday Hideaway
Clear aquamarine waters, tiny coves, a peaceful bay; lush, green forests fringed by light-coloured sands... No wonder escaped convicts abandoned their sinking boat, The Trial, and decamped to this beautiful area. The area is surrounded by eight beautiful beaches, numerous river tributaries and the Arakoon State Recreation Area.
Other attractions include historic Trial Bay Gaol, Smoky Cape Lighthouse, the oyster barn, an eco river cruise, fishing charters, the historic Boatman's Cottage and many interesting arts, crafts and antique shops.
Sporting facilities include an 18 hole golf course, bowling greens, tennis and squash courts, bushwalking tracks and a swimming pool. Fishing boats, waveskis, catamarans,boogie boards and push bikes can all be hired and charter fishing boats operatefrom the entrance of the Macleay River.