Broadwater Beach picnic area
Broadwater National Park
All the practical information you need to know about the Broadwater Beach picnic area.
Getting there and parking
Broadwater Beach picnic area is in the northern precinct of Broadwater National Park. To get there:
- From Broadwater, travel approximately 2km south along the Pacific Highway
- Turn left into Broadwater-Evans Head Road
- Continue east onto Broadwater Beach Road for approximately 2km
- Turn left onto Finns Trail and follow to the picnic area.
Please note - only registered vehicles are permitted on public access roads.
- Unsealed roads
- 2WD vehicles
- All weather
Parking is available at Broadwater Beach picnic area – access is via a walking track. Bus parking is available.
Best times to visit
There are lots of great things waiting for you in Broadwater National Park. Here are some of the highlights.
Enjoy a beach walk in the milder weather, birdwatching as you go.
Wildflowers at this time of year will just about knock your walking socks off with their vivid and varied colours This is the peak season for seeing migrating whales swimming closer to shore with their new calves .
When the weather's hot, the best thing to do is go swimming or have a surf.
This is the peak season for northern migration of whales.
Weather, temperature and rainfall
19.1°C and 27°C
10.4°C and 19.2°C
The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day
Drinking water is limited or not available in this area, so it’s a good idea to bring your own.
- Non-flush toilets
Maps and downloads
A current NSW recreational fishing licence is required when fishing in all waters.
- Alstonville office
- Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
- 02 6627 0200
- Russelton Industrial Estate, 7 Northcott Crescent, Alstonville NSW 2477