Woody Head campground
Bundjalung National Park
All the practical information you need to know about Woody Head campground.
Getting there and parking
Woody Head campground is in the Iluka precinct of Bundjalung National Park. To get there:
- From the north, take Iluka Road turnoff, 72km south of Ballina on Pacific Highway.
- From the south, take Iluka Road turn off, 56km north of Grafton.
- Drive along Illuka Road, through Woombah, over the Esk River Bridge for 13km, then follow the signs to Bundjalung National Park and Woody Head campground
- Sealed roads
- 2WD vehicles
- All weather
Parking is available at Woody Head campground, including designated disabled spots.
Best times to visit
There are lots of great things waiting for you in Bundjalung National Park. Here are some of the highlights.
Head to Iluka Bluff for a spectacular coastal view of the park, beaches and the mouth of the river – keep your eyes peeled for whales on their return migration.
Escape to the wintersun for a family camping holiday, it should still be warm enough for a swim so remember to bring your cozzie.
Weather, temperature and rainfall
20°C and 26°C
12°C and 21°C
Between January and March
Between August and October
- All campsites at Woody Head campground are unpowered.
- Campsites are marked and suitable for caravans, camper trailers, campervans and tents.
- Firewood and ice are available at the Woody Head office.
- Please bring all supplies with you or you can purchase additional items in Iluka.
- Flush toilets
Visitors are encouraged to bring gas or fuel stoves, especially in summer during the fire season.
- Wood barbecues (firewood supplied)
- Gas/electric barbecues (free)
- Town water is available.
- There is a Telstra pay phone near Woody Head office.
$1 coin for 4 minutes of hot water.
- Hot showers
- Cold showers
Maps and downloads
Disability access level - easy
This area is fully wheelchair accessible
- Designated disabled parking available
- Wheelchair accessible toilet
- Pathways are wide and relatively flat
Camp fires and solid fuel burners
Permitted only in wood barbecues provided or BYO small off-the-ground braziers (solid base able to catch all ash and coals, 300mm off-ground, under 300mm maximum diameter). Gas or fuel stoves are recommended.
A current NSW recreational fishing licence is required when fishing in all waters.
- Please be considerate of others and keep noise to a reasonable level at all times. Minimum noise levels apply from 10pm to 7am.
- Amplified music is not permitted.
NSW national parks are no smoking areas.