Woolgoolga Beach and Headland

Woolgoolga Beach and Headland has the best whale watching in the Coffs Region, plus great surfing, fishing and picnics and scenic views.

Treat the family to a day by the sea at Woolgoolga Beach and Headland.

Woolgoolga, also known as ‘Woopi’, is renowned for its swimming, surfing, fishing, diving and snorkelling. There’s a small park nearby with play equipment and plenty of shade for a picnic.

Up on the headland, you find scenic walking tracks and jaw-dropping coastal views that stretch to Yuraygir National Park and the dunes and rolling hills of the Coffs Coast and hinterland.

Between May and October, Woolgoolga Headland is the place to be for the best whale watching in the Coffs region. Be sure to take your binoculars for up close views of these amazing creatures and don’t forget to tweet about what you’ve seen.

Nearby events

  1. Bollywood Beach Markets

    Saturday 25 May 2019 to Saturday 22 June 2019 , Woolgoolga

    Vibrant markets at the Woolgoolga beach reserve held every first and fourth Saturday and only a 15 minute drive north of Coffs Harbour. Enjoy the architecture of two Sikh temples on your way to the beach. Dance to the beats of Bollywood…

    25 May - 22 Jun
  2. Woolgoolga MTB Festival

    Friday 23 August 2019 to Sunday 25 August 2019 , Woolgoolga

    The Woolgoolga MTB Festival is a three day Mountain Bike extravaganza situated in the beachside town of Woolgoolga, near Coffs Harbour. Highlighting the beautiful landscape of the Coffs Coast the Woolgoolga MTB Festival offer riders of…

    23 Aug - 25 Aug
  3. Curryfest

    Saturday 28 September 2019 , Woolgoolga

    Curryfest celebrates the unique Punjabi heritage of Woolgoolga, immediately obvious from the Sikh temple on the hill as you enter town. For the last 13 years thousands have descended on the beachside town to soak up Indian music and…

    28 Sep