Solitary Islands coastal walk
All the practical information you need to know about Solitary Islands coastal walk.
Grade 4Learn more about the grading system Features of this track
3 - 4 days
Quality of markings
Clearly sign posted
Some bushwalking experience recommended
Short steep hills
Quality of path
Formed track, some obstacles
Getting there and parking
Solitary Islands coastal walk is in Coffs Coast Regional Park, Moonee Beach and Muttonbird Island nature reserves.
To access the northern end of the walk at Red Rock (55km from Grafton and 41km from Coffs Harbour):
- Turn off Pacific Highway at Corindi Beach (48km south of Grafton and 34km north of Coffs Harbour).
- Turn left onto Red Rock Road and continue 6km to Red Rock
- Explore the creek-side boardwalk before heading south along the beach toward Arrawarra Headland
To access the southern end of the walk at Sawtell Headland (5km south of Coffs Harbour):
- Follow the signs to Sawtell Headland from Lyons Road/First Avenue
- Explore the tidal pool and head north along the beach toward Boambee Headland
Parking is available at Red Rock and Sawtell Headland.
Maps and downloads
Disability access level - no wheelchair access
This walking track is not wheelchair-accessible. There are several points of interest along the walk that are suitable for wheelchairs, prams and visitors with limited mobility, including:
- Coffs Jetty through to Park Beach
- Bonville Headland (Sawtell)
- Look At Me Now Headland (Emerald Beach)
- Woolgoolga Headland
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.
NSW national parks are no smoking areas.
- Coffs Harbour office
- Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 4.30pm.
- 02 6652 0900
- 4/32 Edgar St, Coffs Harbour NSW 2450
- in Coffs Coast Regional Park in the North Coast region
Coffs Coast Regional Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.
- in Moonee Beach Nature Reserve in the North Coast region
Moonee Beach Nature Reserve is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.