Esk River, Iluka, NSW

Esk River, Iluka, NSW


The paddle


From the caravan park head upstream and then up the Esk River. You paddle upstream to Evans Head town and the boat ramp which is on the southside of the bridge.  You will need to return to the caravan park to finish your paddle.


How to get there


Iluka is on the coast north of Grafton. A suitable launch point is available from the caravan park.


What to expect Ð water conditions, etc


This is a tidal river connected to the Clarence River. The launch point is not far from the mouth of the Clarence River.


Distance/Time to allow


Depending on the conditions and your available time a paddle between 2 to 4 hours could be accommodated.


Camping facilities, accommodation, etc


There are a number of caravan parks in the general area as well asnational park camping sites though the closest to start this paddle is:


Iluka Riverside Tourist Park

4 Charles St, Iluka 2466

Phone: (02) 6646 6060


Other attractions in the area


Yamba. Fishing. Beaches. National Park


Other useful information


The Esk River flows through the Bundjalung National Park Further local information can be obtained from: