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Broken Head picnic area

Broken Head Nature Reserve

Overview

Indulge in some picnicking, swimming, surfing, and birdwatching, while discovering a secluded paradise where lush rainforest meets the beach.

Type
Picnic areas
Where
Broken Head Nature Reserve
Accessibility
Medium
Price
Free
Entry fees
Park entry fees apply
What to
bring
Drinking water, sunscreen, hat
Please note
  • There's limited mobile reception in this reserve
  • Remember to take your binoculars if you want to birdwatch or whale watch.

Just a short drive or bike ride from Byron Bay, and you can enjoy an early morning swim or surf, followed by a peaceful walk along the beach. Then, after you’ve worked up a morning appetite, wander back to Broken Head picnic area and indulge in a satisfying barbecue breakfast.

Spread a blanket on the grass and laze away the day under a shady tree with a good book listening to the sounds of the rainforest behind you. Or head back to the beach for a spot of fishing and a game of cricket with the kids.

It’s a perfect place to just relax, yet there’s so much to explore here. Wander through the lush rainforest to Three Sisters lookout for spectacular views and whale watching. Or enjoy the birdwatching opportunities under the rainforest canopy and along the water’s edge.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

 

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A family walk a boardwalk section of Bouddi coastal walk, Bouddi National Park. Photo: John Spencer/OEH.

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Broken Head picnic area, Broken Head Nature Reserve. Photo: NSW Government