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Boambee, NSW

Located in the heart of Northern New South Wales, Boambee is on one of Australia’s most spectacular coastlines. Boambee Beach is a short drive south of Coffs Harbour and just next to Sawtell, and is a perfect seaside getaway.

Boambee Beach - view from the lookout

From its pristine crystal waters, to its abundant wildlife and lush green landscape, Boambee Beach has something for everyone to enjoy.

Boasting stretches of wide white sand, plenty of shaded areas and a vibrant surfing culture, it’s no wonder why Boambee Beach is a favourite amongst beach-goers.


Whether you’re looking to relax on the sweeping shoreline or get your adrenaline pumping with some water sports activities, there are hundreds of ways to make the most out of your time at this stunning location.

Things To Do At Boambee Beach

There’s so much to do at this picturesque beachfront spot that it can be hard to decide where to start. One great way to kick off your outing is with a leisurely stroll along the vast shoreline – keep an eye out for dolphins, turtles and even whale sightings if you’re lucky!

Boambee Headland lookout

Enjoy the views from the Boambee Headland lookout (pictured below). The lookout provides 360-degree views of the ocean, beaches and distant mountains. Located on a rocky headland along the eastern shoreline, visitors can take in views of crashing waves below or watch boats sailing across the sea.

Boambee Creek reserve

Enjoy a swim at the Boambee Creek reserve. The reserve features winding tracks and trails, offering plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities such as bushwalking, cycling, fishing and birdwatching. With its spectacular natural beauty, Boambee Creek Reserve is a must-visit destination

Boambee Beach, New South Wales

Surfing and Watersports

If you’d like a bit more excitement then try your hand at some water sports such as surfing, body boarding or stand-up paddle boarding – all readily available from various local vendors along the seafront.

Another popular activity is snorkelling – simply grab an mask and snorkel set from one of the nearby stores or hire some gear from local experts and marvel at the many colourful creatures living beneath the surface.


There are several skydiving companies that offer tandem and solo jumps from nearby Coffs Harbour Airport. The views from above are breathtaking – you can see the ocean, beaches, and lush rainforest below! It’s important to book a jump with an experienced skydiving company for your safety.

Four wheel driving

Four wheel driving is allowed at Boambee Beach with the appropriate vehicles. No camping or overnight parking allowed. There are 15km of accessible four wheel drive tracks located in the area which offer a variety of terrains and landscapes to explore.

four wheel driving is allowed on Boambee Beach

It’s important to note that special care should be taken when navigating through the terrain – please make sure to consult local guides as they can provide advice on what routes are suitable for your vehicle.

Boambee Bay Resort

Boambee Bay Resort is located in the heart of Coffs Harbour, NSW, Australia. This stunning location offers a range of accommodation options, from luxury apartments to self-contained villas and cabins.

Boambee Bay Resort also boasts a range of onsite activities and amenities, including a heated swimming pool, tennis court, fitness centre and bike hire. Guests have access to nearby beaches, walking trails and the vibrant local cafe culture.

Boambee Bay Resort

Boambee Weather And Climate

The weather at Boambee Beach is usually pleasant, the summers are warm and humid, the winters are short and cool, and it is mostly clear year round. There is typically a light breeze in the air and there is often sunshine or clear skies.

However, it’s important to keep in mind that the weather can change quickly due to the proximity of the beach to the ocean. Make sure to plan accordingly when visiting Boambee Beach!

Is Boambee Beach dog-friendly?

You can walk your dog off leash along the entire length of Boambee Beach. You must keep your dog under direct supervision and control when they are not on a lead.

Nearest Airport: Coffs Harbour Airport

Where to stay?


  • Active
  • Caravan and Camping
  • Nature based
  • Relaxation

Popular Activities

  • Off Road Driving
  • Mountain Biking
  • Trail bike riding
  • Bird Watching
  • Bush Walking
  • Canoeing
  • Cycling
  • Golfing
  • Horse Riding
  • Kayaking
  • Sightseeing
  • Skydiving
  • Swimming
  • National Park
  • Fishing
  • Wilderness
  • Beach
  • Surfing
  • Diving
  • Seakayaking
  • Snorkelling
  • Caravan and Camping
  • Food and Wine

About Boambee

  • Locality: Suburb
  • Boambee Postcode: 2450
  • State: New South Wales
  • Region: North Coast NSW
  • Latitude: -30.33719
  • Longitude: 153.06975
  • Elevation: 7m
  • Population: 1668
  • Median Income: $33904
  • Area (Sq/km): 12.931
  • Timezone: Australia/Sydney

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