Wilsons Headland walking track Trail Hiking Australia
  • Length: 3km

  • Duration: 45mins

  • Grade: 3

  • Style: One Way

  • Start: Diggers Camp Rd, Diggers Camp

  • End: Diggers Camp Rd, Diggers Camp

  • Location: Yuraygir National Park

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  • Distance from CBD: 627 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -29.82575669

  • Longitude: 153.2896816

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Wilsons Headland walking track is a 3km, grade 3 one way hike, located in the Yuraygir National Park, New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 45mins to complete.

Hike Summary

The easy Wilsons Headland walking track links Boorkoom campground with Wilsons Headland picnic area, and comprises a small section of the Clarence Coast's Yuraygir coastal walk. This short track winds along the coastline - passing stretches of endless ocean, isolated beaches and secluded coves.
Hike the track from late winter to early summer to be greeted by banks of wonderful wildflowers, or walk during whale watching season to spot migrating humpbacks. It will be no surprise to you that this easy walk is a long-time favourite among locals. Strategically-placed seats and lookouts allow you to catch your breath and soak up the incredible views - why not take a picnic lunch to enjoy at one of these spots?

About the region

Yuraygir National Park in the North Coast region
Yuraygir National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

Getting there

Wilsons Headland walking track starts at Boorkoom campground in the Minnie Water precinct of Yuraygir National Park. To get there:From Grafton, drive southwest along Pacific Highway.After about 12km, turn left at Eight Mile Lane.Follow Eight Mile Lane as it becomes Wooli Road (keep right) for another 29km.Turn left at Diggers Camp Road and continue for about 7km Parking Parking is available at Boorkoom campground and Wilsons Headland picnic area.

Tips

Along the walk, there are barrier-free lookout platforms with seats and magnificent beach and ocean views
Remember to take your binoculars if you want to whale watch - the best time of year is between May and October


Visit NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service for more information on this trail.
The longitude and latitude of the start and end points are approximately only and should not be used for navigation purposes. Please contact me if you know the correct coordinates.

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