A lakeside haven for koalas and wildlife, Queens Lake Nature Reserve is ideal for swimming, fishing, birdwatching, picnicking and boating, 20 minutes south of Port Macquarie.

A little off the beaten track, discover the tranquil charms of Queens Lake Nature Reserve. With a variety of lush vegetation, including stands of magnificent old growth gums and dense rainforest, you’ll see why it’s not only a haven for wildlife but nature-lovers too.

The pristine lake is an ideal destination for a day of picnicking, swimming, fishing and boating. It’s also a popular spot for windsurfing, and families will love the tranquil waters where the kids can play. There’s even a small wharf where you can launch a kayak or boat for an afternoon of peaceful paddling.

The surrounding forests are home to over 200 species of animals, making this reserve perfect for wildlife and birdwatching. While looking to the tree-tops, you might even spot a koala dozing in the branches.

This listing was updated on 05/04/2020 by NSW National Parks & Wildlife Service - Main Account. Port Macquarie-Hastings Council accepts no liability for inaccuracies or errors in the above listing.

Overview

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    Waterloo Creek Road, Jolly Nose, New South Wales, 2445
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    www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/queens-lake-nature-reserve
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    Disabled access available, contact operator for details.
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