Joggly Point

New South Wales
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A lovely easy walk in the Dirawong Reserve (Dirawong is the aborigine word for goanna) for all the family along the sandy pathways and through the low coastal scrub to great views from the headland.

Lookouts
Dogs Permitted
Coastal
55m
Maximum Elevation
43m
Total Climb

Getting there:

From Evans Head, cross the bridge and turn left into Ocean Drive and follow it to the very end, where there is room to park and provides access to the trail. On the way in, stop at the Razorback Lookout on Ocean Drive, as there are a number of interpretive notice boards at the far end of the car park that will tell you the origins of Goanna Headland.

Maps:

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Route/Trail notes:

Follow the pathway from the end of Ocean Drive along the side of the houses, before entering the scrub proper. You can see the sandy path from here up over a small hill. The area is crisscrossed with paths, but head up the hill and just over the top, branch left and this will take you down a gully and onto the headland. The headland itself is 250m year old bedrock.

Permits/Costs:

None. No Camping.

Other References/Comments:

None.

Comments

I have done this walk a number of times over the years, but this was the first time I have witnessed a pod of whales no more than 400m off the headland frolicking about. Fantastic.

F.A.B. on 29 Sep, 2015

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