Esk River paddle route
Bundjalung National Park
All the practical information you need to know about Esk River paddle route.
Getting there and parking
Get driving directions
Esk River paddle route is in the Iluka precinct of Bundjalung National Park. To get there, follow the Iluka Road for approximately 8km to the Bill Weiley Bridge from the Pacific Highway.
Parking is available near Bill Weiley Bridge.
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
Maps and downloads
A current NSW recreational fishing licence is required when fishing in all waters.
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.
NSW national parks are no smoking areas.
- Woody Head Campground
- 8.30am to 5pm daily. Closed 1pm to 5pm Christmas Day.
- 02 6646 6134
- 92 Woody Head Road, Woody Head NSW 2466
- in Bundjalung National Park in the North Coast region
Bundjalung National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.
Park entry fees:
$8 per vehicle per day.Buy annual pass