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Mullaway Beach and Headland

Coffs Coast Regional Park

Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Mullaway Beach and Headland.

Getting there and parking

Mullaway Headland and Beach are in the northern part of Coffs Coast Regional Park, south of Arrawarra Headland. To get there, turn east onto Mullaway Drive and continue for approximately 1.5km to the headland and picnic reserve. You can access the beach via a paved path onto the headland.

Road quality

  • Sealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • All weather

Parking

Parking is available at Mullaway Beach and Headland. It can be a busy place on the weekend, so parking might be limited.

Best times to visit

Spring

Head to one of the Park's headlands for stunning coastal views and to watch whales.

Summer

The beaches of the park are your playground - go swimming surfing, snorkling and more.

Winter

A great time to walk the Solitary Islands coastal walk.

Weather, temperature and rainfall

Summer temperature

Average

17°C and 29°C

Winter temperature

Average

5°C and 20°C

Rainfall

Wettest month

March

Driest month

August

The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

388.2mm

Facilities

Toilets

  • Flush toilets

Picnic tables

Barbecue facilities

  • Gas/electric barbecues (free)

Carpark

Drinking water

Showers

  • Cold showers

Maps and downloads

Safety messages

Beach safety

Beaches in this park are not patrolled, and can sometimes have strong rips and currents. These beach safety tips will help you and your family stay safe in the water.

Fishing safety

Fishing from a boat, the beach or by the river is a popular activity for many national park visitors. If you’re planning a day out fishing, check out these fishing safety tips.

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).

Accessibility

Disability access level - medium

Medium - Assistance may be required to access this area

  • Access to the beach and toilets is wheelchair-accessible, but the pathway leading to the headland is not

Permitted

Fishing

A current NSW recreational fishing licence is required when fishing in all waters.

Pets

Dogs are permitted at Mullaway Beach. You will need to keep them on a leash at all times and remember to pick up after them.

Smoking

NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

Prohibited

Smoking

NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

Mullaway Beach and Headland

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Paperbark trees. Photo: Rob Cleary