South West Rocks Tourism, Australia

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South West Rocks is located on the Mid North Coast of New South Wales, Australia, near the mouth of the Macleay River. It is approximately 40 km from Kempsey. Jerseyville is located nearby. The population of South West Rocks is 4,816 people, and maintains a steady growth rate. The tourist population of South West Rocks increases markedly during the holiday season. Beautiful scenery, numerous beaches, and man-made attractions such as Trial Bay Gaol and Smoky Cape Lighthouse are popular tourist attractions. Because of the warm ocean in the area fed by the East Coast current which flows down from the tropical regions it is possible to swim all year round. This also with its natural beauty makes it a sought after holiday destination. Many of the population of South West Rocks are retired. Many move to the area upon their retirement to enjoy the natural beauty the area offers. Trial Bay is one of the few north facing bays on the Australian east coast.


Is South West Rocks in Australia on your travel bucket list? This online travel guide is all you need to have before planning your trip. South West Rocks is located at a short trip away from Coffs Harbour a major city in Australia. Add Coffs Harbour to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like Pet Porpoise Pool, The Big Banana, Sealy Lookout. To reach South West Rocks, hop on a flight to airport which is the nearest major Coffs Harbour Airport. To explore South West Rocks, set aside 1 to 2 number of your days. You'll be coming back for more!

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  • Living in South West Rocks - Quality of Life

    • Climate Index 98.64 (Very High)
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