Angourie to Brooms Head Coastal Walk

Hike State
Hike Level

Intermediate

18 KM

Hike Duration

6-7 Hours

Hike Style

One Way

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Hike Grade

Grade

4

Day Hike

Start Point

G987+P9, Angourie NSW 2464, Australia

Angourie to Brooms Head Coastal Walk

Image: Rob Cleary

Why this Hike

This hike along the first section of the Yuraygir Coastal Walk is a fantastic walk filled with flowing creeks, beaches and coastal tracks. If you are looking for a whole day of adventure along the New South Wales Coast then this walk may be just perfect for you. The walk also offers opportunities for Bird and Whale watching so bring your binoculars if you would like to try witness either of these two wildlife events. The end of the walk has some basic services can be found including a coffee cart and general store for a post walk snack.

Track Notes & Overview

Starting from the Angourie Bay Picnic Area take the linking track at the far end of picnic area away from the road in to join up with the main walking track. Follow this track to Mara Creek Picnic Area where it turns into Shelley Track, keeping following this track down the coast past Shelley Head Campground, along Shelley Beach and Lake Arragan and Red Cliff Campground before a few hundred metres further down the track it turns into a beach walk. Follow this beach walk along Main Beach past coffee shops on the far end until reaching Brooms Head Lookout (the end of the hike).


*Please note that this hike is one way.

Packing for a Day Hike

Packing for a Day Hike

Even if it is just a small day hike, packing is still essential to make sure everyone stays safe and has fun while on your hike. This free packing list will make sure you have everything you need while taking the hassle out of packing.

Food for a Day Hike

Before setting off on a day hike one thing you must do is plan what food you are going to bring with you. Your snacks and lunches should be nutritious, delicious and lightweight but they don't need to be complex.

Our recipe hub includes a range of lunches and snacks perfect for a day hike ranging from easy to create in minutes to tasty creations like you would make at home.

Leave No Trace

A Hikers Friend fully endorses the 7 principles of ‘leave no trace’ hiking which aim to protect our natural spaces and encourages you to apply them on your next adventure.

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