The second paddle was to turn into
Distance / Time to allow for the trip
Approximately 5 kms one way. It depends on how long you like to drink coffee and chat, but allow about 1 to 2 hours.
What to expect Ð water conditions, etc.
The area can get windy as with any surfing beach, and certain parts of the river have oyster leases to keep any eye out for, try to go out against the tide (as usual) so that the return trip is going with the tide which is easier.
It is important that you head up this creek at or near high tide and return in the same situation. Otherwise at low tide you will need to be careful in picking the route or else you will have a few portages along the way.
PFD and nylon jackets can assist in keeping you warmer in the winter months.
How to get there
Brunswick Heads is 2 hours easy drive from
14 klms north of the
Camping facilities, accommodation, etc.
Other attractions in the area
The beauty of this place is that you can walk to the surf, shops, pub and local restaurants. Lots of people enjoy fishing in the area.
Brunswick Heads markets are well worth a visit and are on the first Saturday of the month behind the Ampol Service Station, operating until
Both markets are great and have plants, clothes, food, fruit & vegies, etc.
There is a great walk from
There are also lots of nice drives that can be done including Lennox Head, Myocum,
Other useful information
There are local sea kayak trips from Byron, and brochures can be collected from the
The NSW Waterways has a range of information to assist you on their website at: http://www.waterways.nsw.gov.au/index.html