Evans Head

Evans Head is in the Byron Bay/Northern Rivers area of the North Coast of New South Wales.

Evans Head is about 730 kilometres north of Sydney and has a population of around 3000 people.

Evans Head is named after a marine surveyor, Lt Evans, RN who carried out the first marine survey of the coastline in the Evans Head area.

Evans Head is a coastal town and popular tourist location that is sandwiched between two national parks, the Bundjalung National Park and the Broadwater National Park. Evans Head has a wide curved beach that is popular for fishing, surfing and swimming.

There is a prawn fishing fleet permanently moored in the estuary at Evans Head and other industries include tourism, with some sugar cane growing in the Evans Head area.

The town's airport, the Evans Head Memorial Aerodrome, now the Evans Head Airpark following recent developments, can be found to the north of Evans Head and is a former RAAF base.

Evans Head was traditionally a fishing village but with rising costs and diminishing catches, the Evans Head fishing industry has diminished dramatically.

Evans Head boasts pet friendly accommodation in the form of pet friendly caravan parks, pet friendly cottages, and pet friendly beach houses and the pet services around the Evans Head area include pet food outlets, pet breeders, boarding kennels and catteries, dog grooming and washing services, vets, horse riding opportunities, pet transport operators, and pet friendly dining venues.

Evans Head deserves your visit in the near future so if you appreciate lovely, appealing places then a trip to Evans Head is an absolute must.
 

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