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Woolgoolga Beach and Headland

Coffs Coast Regional Park

Overview

Woolgoolga Beach and Headland has the best whale watching in the Coffs Region, plus great surfing, fishing and picnics and scenic views.

Where
Coffs Coast Regional Park
Price
Free
What to
bring
Drinking water, hat, sunscreen
Please note
Signage on the headland is low mounted (approximately 30cm off the ground), so be careful when walking in low light.

Treat the family to a day by the sea at Woolgoolga Beach and Headland.

Woolgoolga, also known as ‘Woopi’, is renowned for its swimming, surfing, fishing, diving and snorkelling. There’s a small park nearby with play equipment and plenty of shade for a picnic.

Up on the headland, you find scenic walking tracks and jaw-dropping coastal views that stretch to Yuraygir National Park and the dunes and rolling hills of the Coffs Coast and hinterland.

Between May and October, Woolgoolga Headland is the place to be for the best whale watching in the Coffs region. Be sure to take your binoculars for up close views of these amazing creatures and don’t forget to tweet about what you’ve seen.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

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Edward River canoe and kayak trail, Murray Valley National Park. Photo: David Finnegan.

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Mountain pygmy possum (Burramys parvus). Photo: Cate Aitken
The view from Woolgoolga headland along the beach. Photo: Rob Cleary