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Whale watching at Woolgoolga

Coffs Coast Regional Park

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In line with the latest NSW Government COVID-19 advice, masks are encouraged for indoor settings where you cannot maintain a safe distance from others.

Join our NPWS guides for a free whale watching experience on the Coffs Coast. It's whale watching season – see how many whales you can spot out deep! Great for all ages.


Saturday 1 July and 8 July, 23 September and 30 September 2023, 9.30am to 12.30pm.

Medium. Suitable for all ages.
Meeting point
Meet at the whalewatch viewing platform at Woolgoolga Headland (near the public carpark).
Bookings not required. For further information, email or call 0488 425 346. Please note, this activity may be cancelled without notice due to poor weather.

Woolgoolga Headland is the perfect place to learn about whale migration. It's one of the best vantage points on the Coffs Coast to be part of the excitement of whale watching.

Patience and luck can reward whale watchers. Keep your eyes peeled for majestic humpback whales, and their stunning displays of power and agility as they pass by the coast. Our friendly and knowledgeable NSW National Parks education rangers have powerful binoculars and scopes on hand to make this free whale watching experience the highlight of your holidays.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info