Bay of Fires

The Bay of Fires is known all over the world for its extraordinary clear blue seas, brilliant white beaches and striking orange lichen-cloaked boulders. It inspires a string of superlatives from every person lucky enough to come here, and it’s one of the most idyllic holiday destinations imaginable.

The Bay of Fires coastline stretches for 50 kms from Binalong Bay in the south to Eddystone Point in the north. Take the Great Eastern Drive to St Helens, and then follow the signs to reach this dramatically beautiful part of the East Coast. Factor in some time here, because it is truly incredible. Explore the vast white-sand beaches and turquoise seas between Anson’s Bay and Eddystone Point or discover the many beaches like the Gardens, Jeanneret, Swimcart and Cosy Corner.

You can explore the Bay of Fires from your base in St Helens or Binalong Bay, choose a campsite with a truly incredible view, or treat yourself to a luxury eco-lodge experience with the award-winning Bay of Fires Walk, or the new wukalina walk, a 4 day guided walk based around the magnificent landscape of the larapuna (Bay of Fires) and wukalina (Mt William).

Getting there
  • Get up early and experience the wonders of a Bay of Fires sunrise
  • Walk for miles along sugar-white beaches and swim in the clear blue ocean
  • Join a guided experience and discover the Bay of Fires on foot, by four-wheel drive, or on a cruise with chances of encountering local sea life including whales, dolphins and seals
  • Walk from Policeman’s Point to The Gardens along the beach and over rocky coves
  • Trek from Skeleton Bay to Dora’s Point and George’s Bay
  • See incredible views from the Binalong Bay viewing platform or from the headland at The Gardens

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