Dirawong Reserve

National Parks and Reserves

Dirawong is a magical place of natural beauty, comprising of approximately 300 hectares of sanctuary. A dominant feature is the Goanna Headland on the northern boundary. In the mythology of the Bundjalung Nation, the Dirawong is an unseen spiritual creature also known as the goanna spirit.

The Reserve holds great spiritual significance for the Traditional Owners. Follow the designated walking tracks and discover the natural beauty of the Dirawong Reserve

Follow the walking tracks and explore the headland of Evans Head. Along the way you will cross secluded beaches, caves and may spot a dolphin or whale.


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Evans River paddle route, Bundjalung National Park. Artist: Rob Cleary

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