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Locality Guide

 

 
Where is Woolgoolga?
 
Located just 25 kms north of Coffs Harbour, Woolgoolga (locals call it Woopi, much easier to say!) acts as an excellent mid-way point for those travelling between Sydney to Brisbane and visa-versa.
 
Nestled amongst natural sub-tropical rainforest, marine protected parks and traditional Australian bushland, Woolgoolga is a wonderful seaside village that features award winning cafe's, small boutique stores and various levels of accommodation.
 
Visitors Centre
Woolgoolga Visitors Information Centre
cnr Beach and Boundary Streets
(02) 6654 8080
 
Attractions
Beaches, Marine Park, whale watching, scuba diving, fishing, golf, rain forest walks and national parks, markets, Guru Nanak Sikh Temple. 
 
The Sikh community is a major feature of Woolgoolga's identity and it is the presence of this sub-culture that has inspired the annual CurryFest - an exciting event that offers an array of food, music and cultural demonstrations!
 
Facilities
Restaurants, cafes, boutique shopping, Australia Post, pharmacy, super markets, library 
 
Transport
Coffs Harbour Airport, Coffs Harbour Train Station, International Marina, Bus services, Taxi services 
  
Community
Coffs Harbour Health Campus, Baringa Private Hospital, Southern Cross University
 
LJ Hooker Woolgoolga are major sponsors of the LJ Hooker Woolgoolga Ladies Touch Football team and supports various charities and local organizations.
 
Pre-Schools
There are a wide variety of preschool and child care options available on the Coffs Coast including long daycare, after school care and vocational care see prospering/Pages/Education.aspx for further information and maps
 
  
Primary Schools
Woolgoolga Primary School 
11 Scarborough St, Woolgoolga 
Ph: 6654 1305
 
St Francis Xavier Primary School 
39 Queen St, Woogoolga 
Ph: 6654 1981
 
 
Secondary Schools
Woolgoolga High School
Centenary Dr, Woolgoolga
Ph: 6654 1500
 
 
Tertiary Schools
Coffs Harbour offers outstanding opportunities in education with a variety of primary and high schools, an excellent selection of private schools, plus two TAFE campuses and a University. 
 
Sport
Woolgoolga White Pointers, a Rugby Union club whose home ground is Centennial Oval. 
 
Woolgoolga Seahorses a Rugby League club whose home ground is situated at the local high school's fields. 
 
Woolgoolga United Football Club, a Soccer club situated at High Street. They have the most players in the Mid North Coast region. 
 
Woolgoolga Australian Football Club (The Blues), an Australian Rules Football club who team up with the Grafton Tigers to contest the North Coast AFL competition. 
 
Woolgoolga District Netball Association. WDNA has a local competition as well as representative participation in the Netball NSW State Age Championships. The clubhouse and courts are located on the corner of Nightingale and Scarborough Streets. 
 
WASP (Woolgoolga Area Surfing Posse), a local boardriders club that holds annual competitions around the area. 
 
Woolgoolga Surf Life Saving Club has been around since the 1930s, which patrols Woolgoolga Beach. It caters from ages 5-14 in Nippers, and can take part in carnivals held around the area. Ages 15+ can patrol the main beach, if they have a Surf Rescue Certificate or Bronze Medallion. 
 
Northern Beaches Hockey Club, a Hockey club that plays in Coffs Harbour near the BCU International Stadium.