Scotts Head is a really special place
Perfectly positioned between Sydney and Brisbane and an hour’s drive south of Coffs Harbour. Scotts Head offers prime beachfront position in a tiny coastal village at the southern end of the Nambucca Shire.
Go for a swim or a snorkel in the crystal-clear water. Head out with the surfboard into the amazing waves, then watch the sunset from the famous whale tail table. Enjoy dinner at the bowling club followed by a tranquil moonlit walk on the sand with your nearest and dearest.
Settle in, then set about exploring this stunning coastal playground. Wander across the road and enjoy the village atmosphere of Scotts Head. Stroll past the surf club to the lookout and watch for the whales. Or simply take a load off and do nothing at all.
Whether it’s a long earned vacation away from your usual surroundings, a getaway to the beach, time away with the family, Scotts Head is an idyllic seaside village located centrally in the beautiful and popular holiday destination of the NSW Mid North Coast and is the perfect place to unwind and relax.
Scotts Head is conveniently located midway between Sydney and Brisbane. Perfect for an overnight rest (only 11 kms off the Hwy) near Macksville.
With no real winter and sheltered from the wind this location is perfect all year round. The iconic Scotts Head Point is there for boardriders and SUP surfers alike. If you prefer still water; you will enjoy swimming in the patrolled safety of the Mediterranean like bay. Fishing may be your pastime; the rock and beach fishing are second to none.
There are also tracks along the headlands surrounding these beaches which are ideal for exploration, or sitting somewhere secluded and watching the world go by.
Nestled between Big Beach and Little Beach can be found the Reserve day use area with covered eating areas ideal for picnics, or you can cook for yourself on one of the free sheltered BBQ facilities. There is adequate car parking, toilet and shower facilities.
Other recreational amenities in Scotts Head include lawn bowls, 2 tennis courts, two ovals, one with a cricket pitch and practice batting cage, netball/basketball court and just for the kids there is outstanding play ground equipment at the Reserve, and Vernon St oval.
This beautiful, relaxing coastal town has always been a popular destination for visitors & locals alike, located just minutes from the motorway with several beaches to choose from there is something for everyone. From the expansive sands of Scotts Head Main beach, to the hidden gems that are little beach and Waikki beach, there are always perfect spots for picnics, reconnecting with nature on coastal & headland walks, swimming, surfing, body boarding, paddle boarding, snorkeling, fishing, whale watching from the headland, all family friendly – the opportunities are endless.
There are many four wheel drive tracks to explore in the area including Yarriabini national park where you will find the spectacular Yarrahapinni Mountain lookout along with The Pines picnic area in amongst the rainforest canopy with many bushwalks to undertake. So, what are you waiting for? Take the road less travelled and visit the undiscovered coast – you won’t be disappointed!
- Surfing at Main Beach
- Headland Walk
- Yarriabini National Park
- Coffee at a Cafe
- Lawn Bowls
- Warrell Creek
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