Wooli

Highlights

Delicious oysters and beautiful coast

Savour the delicate sweet flavour of the Wooli oyster, harvested from the clean waters of the Wooli Wooli River on the North Coast of NSW. A beautiful peninsula village, Wooli is next to the Yuraygir National Park and the Solitary Islands Marine Park.

  • Wooli Wooli River
  • Wooli to Red Rock Yuraygir National Park, Photo National Parks and Rob Cleary

About Wooli

Wooli is on a narrow peninsula between the beautiful Wooli Wooli River and the Solitary Islands Marine Park, a haven for dolphins, turtles, corals and whales during their annual migration. Delicious Wooli oysters are harvested from the pristine river.

At the southern end of the Clarence Valley and just 45 minutes’ drive from Grafton, Wooli has retained all the allure of a beach holiday town. Enjoy unspoiled beaches and enchanting wilderness as well as swimming, surfing, fishing, kayaking and diving – and freshly shucked Wooli oysters. Places to stay in Wooli suit a range of budgets and choices, from motels and holiday homes to caravan parks and campgrounds.

Boating on the Wooli Wooli River

Surrounding Wooli is Yuraygir National Park, the longest stretch of protected coastline in NSW. Relax on gorgeous beaches and explore walking trails, including the Yuraygir coastal walk and Rocky Point walking track. Or take a guided tour with Yuraygir Walking Experiences. Hire a boat, kayak or canoe and explore the Wooli Wooli River, home to all seven species of mangrove recorded in NSW.

Solitary Islands Marine Park is one of the most wonderful dive sites in the world. Wooli Deep Sea Tours offers diving and snorkelling tours in the marine park. The crystal-clear waters contain 90 species of hard coral, 600 species of molluscs, more than 550 species of fish, and turtles. Between May and November, you can spot whales swimming through the marine park.

Fly into Clarence Valley Regional Airport, Grafton

Clarence Valley Regional Airport is located 12 km from Grafton’s town centre. Use the taxi services available at the terminal to make the short trip northwest. Alternatively, rent a car from the hire services available at the airport and explore the region at your own pace.

Regional Express operates more than 30 weekly direct flights to and from Sydney. For other major Australian cities, connect via Sydney for travel into Grafton.

  1. Angophora grove walking track

    Angophora grove walking track

    Angophora grove walking track is an easy stroll from Illaroo picnic area through bushland adorned with gracious old angophoras. These native Australian trees are also known as smooth-barked apples because European...

  2. Illaroo to Wooli Walking Track

    Illaroo to Wooli Walking Track

    If you're looking for a challenging coastal walk, then pack a picnic, put on your walking boots, and head for Illaroo to Wooli walking track with some friends. This relatively underdeveloped stretch of NSW coastline...

  3. Rocky Point walking track

    Rocky Point walking track

    If you’re looking to experience this spectacular stretch of pristine coastline in an hour or two, Rocky Point walking track is the perfect choice.This short walk offers outstanding examples of Yuraygir’s stunning...

  4. Wilsons Headland Picnic Area

    Wilsons Headland Picnic Area

    Wilsons Headland picnic area is a picturesque picnic spot, just moments from the ocean. In spring, it’s a great spot to admire the vibrant colours and intricate beauty of the wildflowers, but all year round it’s a...

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