Woody Head


Woody Head is one of the fastest eroding beaches in New South Wales and a lot of work has been put into protecting the sublimely beautiful (and very popular) Woody Head Campground from eventual inundation.

Non-camping visitors want to check in at the camp office and sort the eight dollar national park day fee.

This is one of those idyllic spots that campers come back to year after year. Even the drive in off the main road is a thing of beauty.

The foreshore is scattered with tables and barbecue areas and grassy spots just begging for a picnic or a lazy nap. There’s a boat ramp and a sheltered lagoon that offers protected swimming and snorkelling. Toilets and showers are well maintained.

They suspect Woody Head is named as such for the way the trees come right down to the tideline to meet the ocean. There’s lots of driftwood and fallen trees in the small picturesque bay that horseshoes north from the campground.

A splendid place to camp, but you’d be advised to book ahead.

Quick Facts

Woody Head is a small New South Wales Rural Location within the local government area of Clarence Valley, it is located approximately 540kms from the capital Sydney covering an area of 1.567 square kilometres. Woody Head has a recorded population of 0 residents and is within the Australian Eastern Daylight Time zone Australia/Sydney.

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