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Woolgoolga Beach and Headland

Coffs Coast Regional Park

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Visitor info

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

Getting there and parking

Woolgoolga Headland is in the northern part of Coffs Coast Regional Park, just south of Arrawarra.

To get there from the Pacific Highway, turn east at the roundabout onto Beach Street and then continue about 1.5km to the Woolgoolga town centre.

Road quality

  • Sealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • All weather


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

Best times to visit


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


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


A great time to walk the Solitary Islands coastal walk.

Weather, temperature and rainfall

Summer temperature


17°C and 29°C

Winter temperature


5°C and 20°C


Wettest month


Driest month


The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day





  • Flush toilets

Picnic tables

Barbecue facilities

  • Gas/electric barbecues (free)

Boat ramp


Drinking water


  • 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 Plus 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).



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.


Pets and domestic animals are permitted on Woolgoolga Back Beach.

Certified assistance animals are allowed in all areas of this park. Find out which regional parks allow dog walking and see the OEH pets in parks policy for more information.



NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

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