Destination guide

Great outdoors near Wooli holiday homes to rent

Surrounded by the Pacific on one side and the glistening Wooli Wooli River on the other, Wooli is a unique strip of land with a laid-back beach vibe. Whether you want to explore the scenery or enjoy rest and relaxation on the sand, you’ll find a multitude of things to do in Wooli near holiday homes to rent.

Outdoor activities

Activities near Wooli holiday rentals

Wooli is an ideal destination for a relaxing holiday in the outdoors near your holiday accommodation. Fishing is popular in the estuary and beaches, but you can also hire riverboats and drop a line to catch other types of fish. You can also explore the waterways and wildlife of Wooli with a stand-up paddleboard or kayak, or by diving and snorkelling, which gives you up close encounters with fish, stingray, dolphins and turtles. Whale watching is another popular activity and many charters are available for cruises to catch humpback whales on their migration. On land, you may come across kangaroos, yellow-tailed black cockatoos or wallabies in the dense forests while hiking, biking or off-roading.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Wooli

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Wooli. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Wooli Beach (3.3 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Yuraygir National Park (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Corindi River Park (11.2 mi / 18 km)
  • Red Rock Beach (12.5 mi / 20 km)
  • Woolgoolga Beach (19.7 mi / 31.7 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Wooli

Fly into Grafton, NSW (GFN), the closest airport, located 13.2 mi (21.3 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Coffs Harbour, NSW (CFS), which is 35.4 mi (57 km) away.

How to get around

Transport to holiday homes in Wooli

Getting to Wooli from the Clarence Valley or Sydney is quick and easy. You can fly into Sydney or the Clarence Valley from other cities or countries and fly directly to Wooli, or take a taxi or car hire from the airport into the area. Once there, you can choose to use car hire or bike or walk throughout the area and to and from your holiday accommodation, which is easy with its many walking paths and trails.

Food & drink 

Sample cuisine in Wooli near your holiday accommodation

In addition to the many delicacies of New South Wales, such as Sydney rock oysters, whiting, snapper, tuna and tropical fruit, Wooli lays claim to some delicacies of its own. Delicious oysters and mud crabs are harvested in the river and from the ocean and are combined with other regional ingredients to create refreshing dishes to enjoy in the beachfront restaurants in the area. If you want to try some of the distinctive dishes of Wooli, visit a restaurant or eatery near your holiday accommodation.

Events

Events near Wooli holiday rentals

Wooli hosts several annual events throughout the year to bring the community together and have a little fun. Holiday homes in Wooli give you access to exciting events like the Australian National Goanna Pulling Championships, a massive tug-of-war contest with other competitions, carnival rides, food and beverage stalls and live music. There’s also annual Beach Volleyball Day, a fundraiser for the Minnie Water Wooli Surf Life Saving Club that brings teams together for friendly games of beach volleyball.