Woolgoolga Region

About Woolgoolga Region

Affectionately known as ‘Woopi’ among the locals. Woolgoolga is a popular seaside town 25 kilometres north of Coffs Harbour and boasts some of the best coastal views in NSW. Wologoolga Headland, known as Whale Watch Headland, is an ideal location to see migrating Humpback Whales pass the coast between May and November.

Woolgoolga also offers a great choice of restaurants and cafes. Enjoy the town’s rich Punjabi heritage with authentic Punjabi cooking or the annual Curryfest food festival.

About four kilometres inland from the Woolgoolga Township you’ll find Sherwood Nature Reserve and Woolgoolga Picnic Area. You can enjoy a riverside walk along Woolgoolga Creek through subtropical rainforest to the spectacular waterfall.

Woolgoolga Attractions

Woolgoolga Beaches

There are several great beaches popular for surfing, fishing, diving and snorkelling. Woolgoolga Beach is within close proximity to cafes, boutique clothes shops and accommodation. Other nearby beaches include Mullaway, Arrawarra, Corindi and Red Rock.

Guru Nanak Sikh Temple

Woolgoolga is home to the Guru Nanak Sikh Temple, an architectural landmark and a popular attraction. The large white temple was built by the town’s Sikh community, whose ancestors travelled to this area around the time of Australian Federation in 1901. The Temple is open to the public most days.

Between Woolgoolga and Coffs Harbour

There are several great places to stop off along the way when you’re riding from Coffs Harbour to Woopi. Moonee Beach is very popular for kayaking, canoeing or fishing, Moonee Beach Reserve is where Moonee Creek meets Moonee Beach and is a popular area for both locals and visitors. The reserve offers shallow water and lots of shade trees, making it the perfect place for families with young children. You can also stroll to the headland via the boardwalk bridge.

Emerald Beach is quieter than some of the other beaches along the Coffs Coast, as well as being a safe option for swimming and a local surfing hotspot. You’ll find Surf Street Cafe just behind the beach where you can enjoy a light meal while taking in spectacular coastal views or pick up a coffee to take on your way.

Tour Options

You’d need to allow for a one hour tour to travel to Woolgoolga and back. If you’d like to ride for longer you can visit any of the beautiful beach locations along the way.

Find out more

To find out more about our tours through Woolgoolga region and surrounds, give us a call on 0418 468 910 or email us at lee@coffsharbourtriketours.com.au.