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      Day 3

      153 mi4 mi

      Farm Fresh Produce and Walking Above the Trees

      With farm to table dining growing in popularity in Australia and around the world, why not visit an innovative greenhouse and pick your own fruit? Plus take an inland detour to go for a spectacular bush walk in Dorrigo National Park.

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      8.8 mi20 min
      Ricardoes Tomatoes
      09:001 hr

      Ricardoes Tomatoes

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      There are a lot of farming communities along this road trip and one farm that's definitely worth visiting is Ricardoes Tomatoes and Strawberries, just outside of Port Macquarie. Their state of the art greenhouses span two acres and features five varieties of strawberries and eight types of tomatoes. Visitors are welcome to pick their own berries — entry is free and you pay for what you pick by weight. Bookings are not required.
      Monday — Friday: 07:00-17:00 Saturday — Sunday: 08:00-17:00
      67 mi1 hr 10 min
      Valla Beach
      11:151 hr

      Valla Beach

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      Today's swim stop is Valla Beach which is lesser known but still beautiful. As well as the actual beach, there is a creek area with shallow waters which is also great to explore. Like Port Macquarie, whales can be seen here during their migration season between May and November, and dolphins are also known to visit the area.

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