Directions


Where is Tahlee?

From Sydney

Tahlee is located 60 km north of Newcastle and 40 km north of Raymond Terrace, about a 2 hours’ drive away from the beginning of the F3 freeway.

  • Travel to the end of the F3 freeway. Do not go into Newcastle. Follow the Taree signs.
  • At the roundabout at the end of the freeway (John Renshaw Drive), turn right to go up to the New England Highway. Go straight ahead and round to the right.
  • Turn left and go over the Hexham Bridge onto the Pacific Highway (A1). Follow the highway, bypassing Raymond Terrace and Karuah.
  • There are two bridges over the Karuah River. 7 km north of the larger second bridge is a right-hand turn to North Arm Cove, Carrington, Gooreengi Road.
  • After turning off the highway, follow the road that runs parallel to the highway until the next sign North Arm Cove, Carrington, Tahlee and turn to the right.
  • About 1 km along, the road to North Arm Cove veers off to the left. DO NOT take this road. Instead, go straight ahead through the “No Through Road” sign. After about 4 km, it becomes a gravel road, taking you through the small village of Carrington and ending at Tahlee (5 km from the highway).

From Newcastle

Tahlee is located approximately a 1 hour’s drive north of Newcastle.

  • Follow the Pacific Highway (A1), bypassing Raymond Terrace and Karuah.
  • There are two bridges over the Karuah River. 7 km north of the larger second bridge is a right-hand turn to North Arm Cove, Carrington, Gooreengi Road.
  • After turning off the highway, follow the road that runs parallel to the highway until the next sign North Arm Cove, Carrington, Tahlee and turn to the right.
  • About 1 km along, the road to North Arm Cove veers off to the left. DO NOT take this road. Instead, go straight ahead through the “No Through Road” sign. After about 4 km, it becomes a gravel road, taking you through the small village of Carrington and ending at Tahlee (5 km from the highway).

From Bulahdelah

Tahlee is located approximately a 30 minutes’ drive south of Bulahdelah.

  • Follow the Pacific Highway (A1) until you reach the North Arm Cove, Carrington turn-off just past “The Rock” service station. Turn off the highway and to the right towards North Arm Cove (there is a second exit to North Arm Cove further along the highway if you miss this one).
  • Follow the road which runs parallel with the highway for a few kilometres until the next sign for North Arm Cove, Carrington, Tahlee and turn to the left.
  • About 1 km along, the road to North Arm Cove veers off to the left. DO NOT take this road. Instead, go straight ahead through the “No Through Road” sign. After about 4 km, it becomes a gravel road, taking you through the small village of Carrington and ending at Tahlee (5 km from the highway).