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Meet the cabin crew

You need to pitch a tent for a genuine family camping holiday, don't you? Not quite, writes Jacqui Taffel.

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In ruins ... Trial Bay Gaol with the bay and the South West Rocks in the background.

Trial and tribulation

Daniel Scott feels a powerful sense of history on the rugged coastline at South West Rocks.

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The view south from the Smoky Cape Lighthouse

South West Rocks

South West Rocks (including Hat Head National Park, Arakoon and Trial Bay)
Sleepy coastal town which is a well kept secret. A delightful holiday retreat.
Located 463 km north of Sydney, South West Rocks is one of those coastal towns which is often by-passed by holidaymakers. In fact it is one of the quietest and most attractive towns on the Mid North Coast. It is a true hideaway with some notable television personalities using it as their getaway because no one pays much attention to them and they can relax without being 'noticed' by holidaymakers.

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South West Rocks - Fast Facts

South West Rocks (including Hat Head National Park, Arakoon and Trial Bay)
Sleepy coastal town which is a well kept secret. A delightful holiday retreat.
Located 463 km north of Sydney, South West Rocks is one of those coastal towns which is often by-passed by holidaymakers. In fact it is one of the quietest and most attractive towns on the Mid North Coast. It is a true hideaway with some notable television personalities using it as their getaway because no one pays much attention to them and they can relax without being 'noticed' by holidaymakers.

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South West Rocks - Places to See

South West Rocks (including Hat Head National Park, Arakoon and Trial Bay)
Sleepy coastal town which is a well kept secret. A delightful holiday retreat.
Located 463 km north of Sydney, South West Rocks is one of those coastal towns which is often by-passed by holidaymakers. In fact it is one of the quietest and most attractive towns on the Mid North Coast. It is a true hideaway with some notable television personalities using it as their getaway because no one pays much attention to them and they can relax without being 'noticed' by holidaymakers.

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South West Rocks - Culture and History

South West Rocks (including Hat Head National Park, Arakoon and Trial Bay)
Sleepy coastal town which is a well kept secret. A delightful holiday retreat.
Located 463 km north of Sydney, South West Rocks is one of those coastal towns which is often by-passed by holidaymakers. In fact it is one of the quietest and most attractive towns on the Mid North Coast. It is a true hideaway with some notable television personalities using it as their getaway because no one pays much attention to them and they can relax without being 'noticed' by holidaymakers.

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