Information about events and sites near Woolgoolga.

Moonee Beach

Moonee Beach


14km from Anchor
Shopping Complex Fishing Toilet
Cafes/Restaurants Lake Entrance Parking
Life Guide Patrol Family Friendly Dog Friendly
Ideal Conditions S to W Winds Shaded Camping
Not Ideal E to N Winds Bench Seating Beach Access
Surfing BBQ Facilities Boat Ramp
Moonee Beach
Moonee beach provides a variety of unique wildlife within the beach and in the nature reserve. Overall most people when visiting can see dolphins, kangaroos, different species of birds and the occasional whale. The nature reserves offers a picturesque, historical path to walk around and observe. Dammerls short walk has lots of heritage in regards to south solitary islands. The nature reserve is 1.9km and is recommended to take up to 30 minutes to an hour to walk around.

Moonee also offers a headland called “look at me headland” This is a wonderful way to look at all the sites from a height. It is 1.6km loop around the headland and is recommend to take 15-45 minutes depending on pace. This is a great place to watch out for whales in winter and kangaroos in spring. This beach also offers amazing surf which can be carried out on both sides of the headland due to it being protected by the winds.

Fishing in winter is perfect for catching Mullaway fish so head down this way for a flick on the rocks. For people who enjoy canoeing or kayaking, Moonee creek has an easy canoe route for all. The total distance is 3km. This route is recommended to take three hours at a leisurely speed. But don’t forget to bring sun cream, hat and your binoculars to enjoy the beautiful sites and wildlife.

Moonee beach is a great day out for the whole family, including pets. There is a variety of different places to enjoy a picnic or why not check out Moonee beach market shop complex which provides a variety of different retails shops and restaurants such as The Sugar mill bar and restaurant or Moon dragon Chinese restaurant. There is also Moonee tavern which has cheap daily food specials, live music on weekends and and a superb kids corners which has jumping castles.