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Wooli to Red Rock is a 15.5km, grade 5 One Way hike located in the Yuraygir National Park, NSW. The hike should take approximately 6hrs to complete.
Wooli to Red Rock is the most strenuous and remote section of Yuraygir coastal walk. Enjoy the challenge of crossing rocky platforms when the tide’s out and crossing rivers using boat transport. The route can be tackled as a challenging day walk or part of a multi-day trek. Hike long stretches of rocky shoreline interspersed with high-energy pebbly beaches, find the way across a tidal creek and walk along sandy beaches fringed with lush pandanus palms. You can even stop wherever you like and try your hand at fishing. You’ll see protected habitat for the endangered little tern at both the northern and southern ends of Station Creek Beach, near Pebbly Beach campground and Red Rock town. Keep your binoculars handy for spotting these tiny migratory seabirds with distinctive black, white and grey markings. Breeding has been increasingly successful due to management action and visitation control of this part of the national park.
About the Region
Yuraygir National Park
To Red Rock. Wooli is in the southern precinct of Yuraygir National Park. To get there:From Pacific Highway, take the Wooli/Minnie Water turnoff 55km from Coffs Harbour.Continue another 37km to Wooli River Park entry points Red Rock See on map Red Rock boat ramp access See on map Wooli access See on map Parking Parking is available at Wooli, including several designated disabled spots. Bus parking is available.
Part of this walk involves traversing rock platforms. Please check tide charts as some sections may be impassable in rough ocean conditions during a high tide.
The route is best walked north to south so the sun is on your back and not in your eyes
Toilets can be found at Pebbly Beach and Red Rock
You’ll need to arrange safe river crossings at Wooli and Red Rock – for help crossing these rivers, please contact Wooli: 0439 409 909 or Red Rock: 6649 2730.
Remember to take your binoculars if you want to go whale watching
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.