FROM FABULOUS FOOD TO BEAUTIFUL BEACHES, WOOLGOOLGA (OR WOOPI AS THE LOCALS KNOW IT) HAS MANY HIDDEN GEMS JUST WAITING FOR YOU TO EXPLORE.
FOOD FOR THOUGHT
Spoilt for choice from coffee and sweet treats to fish and chips on the beach, you can indulge in the many amazing food offerings. Take a stroll around town, and you’ll find a delicious variety of cafés, restaurants and ‘hole in the wall’ takeaways along Beach Street and Market Street.
Drop into Bluebottles Brassiere to enjoy a coffee and cake, pick up a calamari wrap from White Salt to enjoy on the headland, enjoy freshly baked scones at Beachouse Café and grab a gelato or a Buddha Bowl from Tango Juice Bar.
Don’t miss the hugely popular burgers at The Box Factory, local food creations at Ground Earth, traditional North Indian vegetarian meals at Singhan Da Dhaba and don’t forget the family-friendly Seaview Tavern.
Looking for something different? Check out Woopi’s emerging brew scene at Woopi Brewery, where you can come and enjoy a delicious cold beer, great food and live music in a relaxed beer garden setting. Or try a distillery tour and tasting experience not to be missed at Critters Distillery
From Woolgoolga Headland you’ll have picturesque views of the Solitary Islands and the perfect vantage point for whale watching. Woolgoolga is home to several beautiful beaches ideal for surfing, fishing, snorkelling and family fun.
There’s lots to do beyond the beaches too. Nature lovers will be captivated by the natural beauty of Sherwood Nature Reserve, a spectacular, environmentally diverse area rich with natural beauty that will be a joy to discover. Explore striking landscapes ranging from rugged sandstone escarpments and coastal ridges to dry open forests, heaths and vibrant subtropical rainforests.
Within the reserve is Woolgoolga Creek Picnic area. Nestled below towering flooded gums, you’ll find this secluded picnic area fringed with blue quandongs. There’s plenty of space for the kids to run around and nearby rainforests and creeks to explore, making it a great family day out.
A visit to Woolgoolga is not complete without exploring the stunning coastline to the north. The best way to appreciate the coastal strip between Woolgoolga and Arrawarra is on a bike. Take the Woopi Coastal Loop and discover three unique headlands and five amazing beaches providing tranquil locations with spectacular views. You are sure to find your own slice of the north coast for that quick break, a swim and maybe a picnic lunch.