The sleepy village of Hat Head is surrounded by National Park. It is only 13 kilometres from the edge of the continental shelf, making this area one of Australia’s premier blue water fishing destinations.
Hat Head’s peninsular is laced with walking trails along which you must exercise care. Nearby wetlands provide a breeding ground for birds and wildlife. Korogoro Point, nearby, is one of the east’s best vantage points for viewing the migration of whales during June and July, September and October.
As well as a long beach which ends at Smokey Cape, Korogora Creek joins the ocean at Korogora Point, the creek being an ideal place for swimming for children. Hat Head is also the home of the Hat Head Trig Marathon held on Boxing day every year.
Hat Head is an Urban Location area within the local government area of Kempsey in New South Wales, it is located approximately 357kms from the capital Sydney and extends over an area of 34.534 square kilometres. Hat Head has a recorded population of 311 residents and is within the Australian Eastern Daylight Time zone Australia/Sydney.
If you are planning a visit to Hat Head we’ve put together some of the things you can see or do while you are here. These include, places to stay, tours and attractions, some upcoming events and places where you can grab a meal. Go ahead, try one of the buttons above. Every destination has something worth seeing so start exploring… If you know Hat Head and think we’ve missed something, let us know and we’ll share it here.