Evans Head Visitor Information
Far North Coast NSW
|Evans Head is situated on the Far North Coast of NSW and is located 230km south of Brisbane and 720km north of Sydney. A part of the Richmond Valley Shire, the town is a quiet coastal village surrounded by two National Parks and the Pacific Ocean.
Accessibility is easy with the town being 30 minutes south from Ballina/Byron Airport and 90 minutes south from Coolangatta/Gold Coast Airport.
With miles of unspoilt and uncrowded beaches, Evans’ is popular for surfers and fisherman alike (click for surf breaks & fishing spots). The sandy shallows of the Evans River and the large parks are great for young children to swim and play ensuring an easy-going family holiday. There is more than 20,000 hectares of National Parks surrounding the town, providing magnificent scenery and an array of walking and driving tracks to take in the spectacular wildflowers and birdlife. 4WD beach access is available from Airforce Beach and the town has good camping facilities. Evans Head is ideal for visitors of all ages
The average temperature during Summer is 28.5 degrees celcius with Winter a comfortable 19.5 degrees celcius average, which the southerners love. Evans Head has excellent average rainfall of 2000mm annually. The town is divided by the Evans River, which is arguably one of the most pristine estuaries in NSW. The headland and Razorback Lookout, on the southern side of the river, provide an excellent vantage point to orientate yourself to the layout of the town. From here you can capture breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean coastline, the full expanse of our two National Parks and even a spot of whale and dolphin watching.