Seeking out calmer waters? Secret fishing spots? Crystal clear swimming holes? From the mighty Hastings, Maria and Camden Haven River mouths, to the mirrored beauty of Queens Lake, follow these waterways back up into the hinterland for freshwater magic.
A great spot for families, popular for river swims in the Hastings, SUP and kayaking. It's got picnic facilities, a boat shed with hire options, and a nearby cafe. You can also catch the car ferry across to the North Shore.
Camden Haven River
Netted tidal pools at Dunbogan and North Haven provide perfect worry-free river swimming in the Camden Haven River. Local cafes and shops are dotted through local townships adjacent.
Telegraph Point Log Wharf Reserve
A pretty picnic spot with BBQ facilities and a wharf area for fishing. About 15 minutes drive north of Port's CBD on the banks of the Wilson River. Plus, you can drop in to Ricardoes Tomatoes and pick your own strawberries on the way!
Rocks Ferry Reserve, Wauchope
With BBQ facilities, a boat ramp and playground, this is a lovely spot to spend the day swimming and fishing. The township of Wauchope is a short walk away and has fabulous shopping and food.