Day 7 – Hawks Nest to Newcastle (map and notes) 

The ferry from Tea Gardens is operated by Port Stephens Ferry Service.  We rang the previous afternoon to book on the 9am ferry, but the guy was all 'just turn up'.  I think we were charged $10 each one way, and $5 for the tandem (can't remember)...    It can be cancelled due to weather …

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Day 6-Forster to Hawks Nest via Mining Road Trail (map & notes) 

Our original plan was to head to Bulahdelah for the night, via the Lakes Way (which would have been 63km)  but we heard about the Old Mining Trail (and Old Gibber Trail) through Myall Lakes National Park, and got the heads up from the National Parks Officer (at the Ruins campground office) that this road …

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