Bucketts Way runs west off the Pacific Highway just south of Taree and rejoins the Pacific Highway at Twelve Mile Creek which is 20 kilometres north of the Heatherbrae roundabout and 5 kilometres south of the Karuah turnoff. It is 150 kilometres long and a 2.10 hour drive.

Bucketts Way is a loop road off the Pacific Highway. It was originally part of the Pacific Highway until it was bypassed in 1952. This road is named after a prominent mountain range near Gloucester.