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Woolgoolga

  • Woolgoolga Beach
  • Sikh Indian Temple

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Arts, culture, heritage and lifestyle in Woolgoolga

Woolgoolga is a busy rural service town with a large Sikh population. It features a coastal setting surrounded by banana farms and forested hills.

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About Woolgoolga

Woolgoolga's architecural landmark is Guru Nanak Sikh Temple, a huge and imposing white structure, that's the town's main attraction. It was built by the town's Sikh residents whose ancestors travelled to the North Coast around the time of Australian Federation. Today, you can visit the temple, enjoy authentic Punjabi cooking in local restaurants and enjoy cultural perfomances plus great food at Woolgoolga Curryfest, held each Easter.

Other things to do around the Woolgoolga Coffs Harbour area includes a drive through Wedding Bells State Forest where the subtropical rainforest provides a habitat for many bird species. The walking track along Woolgoolga Creek takes you to a lovely waterfall. Nearby beaches include Mullaway, Arrawarra, Corindi and Red Rock. You can camp at Station Creek, 14 km from Woolgoolga, in Yuraygir National Park, the longest stretch of undeveloped coastline in NSW.

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Fly into Coffs Harbour Airport

Coffs Harbour Airport is located 4 km from Coffs Harbour’s town centre. Use the shuttle bus and taxi services at the front of the terminal to make the short journey north. Alternatively, rent a car from the hire services available at the airport and explore the region at your own pace.

Direct flights operate daily to and from Sydney, and weekly to and from Melbourne, with three operators - QantasLinkTigerair and Virgin Australia  - servicing the region.

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