Explore the pristine beaches surrounding the area. You are within walking distance to two golden sand beaches, and only a short drive to a plethora of beaches and headlands within the area.
The traditional owners of the land are the Gumbaynggirr people. Explore more at the Yarrawarra Aboriginal Cultural Centre. Woolgoolga has the largest regional Sikh/Punjabi population in Australia, with 50% of the towns population being Sikh.
A great attraction to the town, Woolgoolga Headland is a renowned location for watching whales during the migrating season in the months between May and November.
Woolgoolga has two main beaches which are ideal for surfers of all levels. Main beach is generally quite calm and perfect for beginners. Whereas back beach is a good spot for more confident surfers.
There’s lots of cool spots to see around town so why not hire yourself a bike and explore in the sunshine.
The Solitary Islands Marine Park is situated off the coast of Woolgoolga meaning there are plenty of spots for recreational fishing, snorkelling and diving.
Every Friday a local community group meets at the beach at 6:30am to spread the word about mental health issues with a simple recipe; saltwater therapy, surfing and fluro! They run different activities each week, including free surf lessons, hula hooping and more!
Explore and enjoy the beautiful scenery, catch the sunrise or sunset on one of the beaches or headland and get some incredible shots to send home.
Why not join the From Woopi With Love- Photography Group while you’re here, meet like minded people and attend their free photography meet ups!
If you aren’t coordinated enough to try your hand standing on a board then body boarding would be a great sport to try!
Sunrise or sunset yoga on the beach. You can’t get more zen than that!
The area is famous for thriving blueberry and raspberry farms, it is a perfect location to complete your 88 days farm work for the second year visa. Casual opportunities also arise in local cafes, restaurants and retail stores.