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Broken Head, NSW

Broken Head is a coastal locality in north coast New South Wales, Australia. It is located about 7 kilometers south of Byron Bay, in the Tweed Shire. The area is known for its beautiful beaches and natural beauty, and is a popular destination for tourists and locals alike.

Broken Head

Broken Head is surrounded by lush rainforest and has several beautiful beaches, including Brays Beach, Kings Beach, Whites Beach, and Seven Mile Beach. These beaches are popular for swimming, surfing, and sunbathing, and offer stunning views of the coast and ocean. The area is also home to several hiking trails that lead through the lush forests and to scenic outlooks.

The Three Sisters walking track is a popular activity in the region, offering a 1.6 km return journey (45 minutes) through a scenic section of coastline that features dense rainforests, secluded beaches, rocky coves, and breathtaking views of the coastline. The Three Sisters walking track is named after the Aboriginal Dreaming story of three sisters who were transformed into the rocky outcroppings near the headland.

This walking track, with its magnificent outlook over Kings Beach, is an ideal spot to soak in the breathtaking views of the ocean below. Take a moment to relax and enjoy the scenic views, and if you’re lucky, you may even spot a migrating whale during the months of June to October.

Kings Beach in Broken Head is a popular destination for a variety of visitors, including surfers, bush walkers, holidaymakers, and nudists. It should be noted that while Kings Beach is not officially designated as a nudist beach, it is widely accepted as a clothing-optional area. Therefore, if you are looking for a more family-friendly beach experience, it may be best to consider a different location.

In addition to its natural beauty, Broken Head is also known for its laid-back, relaxed atmosphere. It is a popular spot for those seeking a more relaxed pace of life and a break from the hustle and bustle of city life.

The local community is home to several cafes, restaurants, and shops, offering a variety of options for shopping and dining. Try some local seafood or grab a coffee at one of the many cafes.

The Broken Head Holiday Park is a popular camping and caravanning destination, offering a variety of accommodation options for travelers. The park is surrounded by lush rainforest and is located just a short walk from the beach. It features amenities such as powered and unpowered camping sites, cabins, and toilets, as well as BBQ facilities, a playground, and a swimming pool. The park is a great option for those looking for a budget-friendly accommodation option in the area.

Nearest Airport: Ballina

Broken Head Map

Popular Activities

  • Mountain Biking
  • Trail bike riding
  • Bush Walking
  • Cycling
  • Kayaking
  • Sightseeing
  • Swimming
  • Fishing
  • Wilderness
  • Beach
  • Surfing
  • Caravan and Camping

About Broken Head

  • Locality: Rural locality
  • Broken Head Postcode: 2481
  • State: New South Wales
  • Region: North Coast NSW
  • Latitude: -28.71724
  • Longitude: 153.5923
  • Elevation: 15m
  • Population: 274
  • Median Income: $32604
  • Area (Sq/km): 26.105
  • Timezone: Australia/Sydney

Accommodation In Broken Head

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