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Crescent Head, New South Wales, Australia, is a community on the coast of New South Wales between Sydney and Brisbane. It is around four hundred thirty kilometres northeast of Sydney and around one thousand five hundred people are living there. In the late nineteenth century, Crescent Head was officially declared a village. If you want to take a domestic flight to get to the Crescent Head area, check out the flights to Port Macquarie. The airport is only sixty kilometres away and public transport services are available. If you are a tourist traveling from abroad, take a flight to Sydney Airport, which is the country's most important airport. From there, you can take regular train and bus services. However, the travel time is more than ten hours.

The climate in the region is humid subtropical. The summers are humid and warm. During the summer, between December and February, the average maximum temperature is around twenty-seven degrees Celsius. In winter, between June and August, the maximum temperatures range from nineteen to twenty degrees Celsius. You can expect frequent rainfalls throughout the year.

The community offers many holiday apartments of high quality. You can also find a holiday park, some motels, and guesthouses in the region. However, the amount is rather limited if you compare it to the supply of holiday homes. If you are a backpacker and you like surfing, check out a Crescent Head, New South Wales, Australia hostel. Your Crescent Head, New South Wales, Australia hostel is a surf camp, which Is situated outside the village centre surrounded by the unspoilt nature of this coastal region. Your hostel in Crescent Head, New South Wales, Australia, has modern facilities including free Wi-Fi and a swimming pool. Surf lessons, surf trips, and surf equipment are offered, as well.

The nature and the beaches are the biggest attractions. Killick Beach boasts perfect conditions for long board surfing. The surfers appreciate the long, slow wave breaks. If you do not want to surf, you can also for a swim and enjoy a day on the beach with you family. A playground for children is also available. Golfing and hiking in the rain forest are also very popular activities in the community. Art lovers can check out the Banyandah Studio, a local art centre focuses on surf art, encaustic art, photography and jewelery.

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Your Packing List for Crescent Head

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