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Arrawarra Headland

Coffs Coast Regional Park

Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Arrawarra Headland.

Getting there and parking

Arrawarra Headland is located in the north of Coffs Coast Regional Park, about 30km from Coffs Harbour town centre. To get there, turn east onto Holloway Drive then north onto Arrawarra Road, travel approximately 2.4km and you’ll arrive at the beach. The carpark is located beside parkland and the beach access point.

To reach the headland, drive along Second Avenue to the top of the headland.

Road quality

  • Sealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • All weather

Parking

Parking is available at Arrawarra 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

  • Wood barbecues (bring your own firewood)

Boat ramp

Carpark

Public phone

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.

Fire safety

During periods of fire weather, the Commissioner of the NSW Rural Fire Service may declare a total fire ban for particular NSW fire areas, or statewide. Learn more about total fire bans and fire safety.

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).

Permitted

Fishing

A current NSW recreational fishing licence is required when fishing in all waters and you’ll need to take note of Solitary Islands Marine Park zonings.

Prohibited

Pets

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.

Dogs are not permitted on this beach, but there is an off-leash area a little further north around Corindi and Pipeclay Beaches.

Smoking

NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

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Surfers on the break. Photo: Rob Cleary