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Canoe Evans River paddle route

Bundjalung National Park

Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Canoe Evans River paddle route.

Getting there and parking

Get driving directions

Get directions

    Canoe Evans River paddle route is in the Evans Head precinct of Bundjalung National Park. To get there:

    • From Evans Head, head south along Woodburn Street
    • Take Elm Street across the Evans River
    • Take the first right into Bundjalung Road and continue to Gummigurrah picnic area.

    Park entry points

    Parking

    Parking is available at Gummigurrah picnic area.

    Best times to visit

    There are lots of great things waiting for you in Bundjalung National Park. Here are some of the highlights.

    Spring

    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.

    Winter

    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

    Summer temperature

    Average

    20°C and 26°C

    Highest recorded

    42.5°C

    Winter temperature

    Average

    12°C and 21°C

    Lowest recorded

    2.7°C

    Rainfall

    Wettest month

    Between January and March

    Driest month

    Between August and October

    Maps and downloads

    Safety messages

    Mobile safety

    Dial Triple Zero (000) in an emergency. Download the Emergency + app before you visit, it helps emergency services locate you using your smartphone's GPS. Please note there is limited mobile phone reception in this park and you’ll need mobile reception to call Triple Zero (000).

    Paddling safety

    To make your paddling or kayaking adventure safer and more enjoyable, check out these paddling safety tips.

    River and lake safety

    The aquatic environment around rivers, lakes and lagoons can be unpredictable. If you're visiting these areas, take note of these river and lake safety tips.

    Prohibited

    Pets

    Pets and domestic animals (other than certified assistance animals) are not permitted. Find out which regional parks allow dog walking and see the pets in parks policy for more information.

    Smoking

    NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

    Canoe Evans River paddle route

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    Evans River paddle route, Bundjalung National Park. Artist: Rob Cleary