Backpacking Evans Head

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    SURFERS CAN FIND SOME NICE WAVES HERE AT TIMES: Photo - Hamilton Lund, courtesy of Destination New South Wales
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Evans Head Highlights

  • Surf or swim at one of the town's pristine sandy beaches.

  • Visit Bundjalung National Park, which has stunning beaches and coastline, and the largest untouched coastal river system on the north coast.

  • Explore Broadwater National Park, which also has pristine beaches and communities of some of Australia's most interesting plants, including a beautiful wildflower display in spring.

About Evans Head

Population 3,000

This quieter picturesque coastal fishing town still has plenty to offer. There are beautiful white sandy beaches, which are great for surfing and swimming.

Nearby are two national parks; there is Bundjalung National Park, which has stunning beaches and coastline and the largest untouched coastal river system on the north coast. Other features of the park include freshwater lagoons, mangrove mudflats and rare rainforests. The park is an excellent place for bushwalking (hiking) and has some spectacular lookouts.

There is also Broadwater National Park, which has pristine beaches and communities of some of Australia's most interesting plants. In spring, the multi-coloured wildflowers carpet the landscape creating a beautiful display.

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Evans Head Visitor Information Centre

LJ Hooker Realestate
8 Oak Street
Evans Head, New South Wales
Phone (02) 6682 6000
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