Escape to Evans Head
Located in the picturesque Richmond Valley Shire in Northern Rivers New South Wales, Evans Head is a wonderful place for a short or long visit. Here are some of the great attractions on offer.
Evans Head Living Museum is for history buffs and those that want to get to know the very interesting part of the area. Experience the collections at your own pace, examining the photographs, original newspaper articles, and even World War Two remnants. Combine entertainment with education and grow a little closer to this small community.
There is nothing nicer than enjoying a picnic in the sun followed by a leisurely stroll along the Gummigurrah Walking Track. You don’t need to feel rushed and can savour the scenery. It’s also an excellent location for bird and reptile spotters as well as the remains of Aboriginal winter camps. For the more adventurous travellers, you are welcome to bring your own canoe and venture along the Canoe Evans River paddle route.
Join one of the popular fishing charters and spend a lovely day with the sun on your face and a rod in the water. It doesn’t matter if you are a professional or recreational fisher, with deep-sea fishing tours also available. Just want to sit back and let nature do its thing? You can! Whale watching tours show off the majestic aquatic mammals in their habitat and will thrill.
Everybody loves a parade, and with Evans Head located right on the water, the two have combined to create the Beef Meets Reef parade. Watch the procession pass by, sample the local beef and seafood, dance to the lively music, and so much more!
Aviation fans from all over Australia converge for the Great Eastern Fly-In. Acrobatic displays keep the audience on the edge of their seats and begging for more. Get up close with older planes and newer models.
If you’re looking for the next great holiday location, Evans Head is the place for you. You will feel relaxed after breathing in the crisp ocean air, spending each day among the friendly locals. Popular with tourists from all over the world, it is close to other attractions while far enough away to have its own unique personality. Make Evans Head your next destination!
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