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Sawtell is found on the beautiful North Coast of New South Wales just 6km south of Coffs Harbour. Located 555km north of Sydney and 400km south of Brisbane, it enjoys Australia’s most temperate climate.

Long sandy beaches, pristine rainforest, the magnificent Solitary Islands marine Park and the nearby Dorrigo National Park make Sawtell a must visit destination.

Sawtell is bounded to the east by safe surf beaches, to the north and south by unspoiled waterways and Bongil Bongil National Park and to the west by scenic mountain ranges.

Sawtell has 12 restaurants and 6 or so food takeaways. Bookings for the restaurants are highly recommended. Also in Sawtell is a lovely-restored cinema. You can enjoy a relaxing drink at the Sawtell RSL or at the Sawtell Bowls Club. For the golfer, the Sawtell Golf Club boasts an 18 hole golf course and full clubhouse facilities. There are also two croquet courts and 12 tennis courts in Sawtell.

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Nearest Airport: Coffs Harbour

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