Locality Guide

Locality Guide


Evans Head is a coastal town located on the picturesque Far North Coast of New, surrounded by National Parks.

Situated approximately 42km South of Ballina, 69km South of Byron Bay and approx 120km south of the Gold Coast Airport.

With stunning beaches and a Estuary people dream of Evans Head makes the perfect family getaway. 

Evans Head is a tourist destination, with a population of approximately 3,000 this seaside town can grow to over 12,000 over the Summer months. 


The Beaches and River at Evans Head are the number one attraction. There are some spectacular scenic areas around Evans Head, from quiet beaches to bushwalking tracks that are sure to please the eye. 

Hire a kayak, stand-up paddle board or entertain with some surf lessons, you are guaranteed to make the most of the waterways. 


Evans Head has an IGA Supermarket located in Woodburn Street, a SPAR Supermarket in Oak Street, cafes and Restaurants in the CBD along with some great browsing shops. 

For a full list of cafes, restaurants and things to do and where to stay head to: https://www.experienceevanshead.com/tourist-guide


Northern Rivers Buslines service the Evans Head area. You can fly directly in Ballina or Gold Coast aiports and arrange public transport from there. 

For the tranport NSW information to assist with your travel plans, head to: https://transportnsw.info/document/1813/trainlink-northern.pdf


Evans Head has a strong community spirit that you can feel as soon as you enter the town. 

Your community needs are:

Evans Head Medical Centre
2 School Lane, 
Evans Head
02 6682 4500

Evans Head Dental Surgery
54 Woodburn Street
Evans Head
02 6682 4240

Soul Pattinson Chemist
11 Oak Street
Evans Head
02 6682 4205

You can find a full list of Community Services in our Tourist Guide: 


Evans Head Pre-School 
1 Beech Street
Evans Head
02 6682 5253

Evans River K-12 School
Cypress Street
Evans Head 
02 6682 6666

St Josephs Primary School 
20 Coraki Road
02 6682 2468

Woodburn Primary School
Woodburn Street
02 6682 2505

Catholic High Schools are available in Lismore and Ballina with full School Bus Service available. 


The Evans Head Community is heavily involved in sport, with a great community following the Evans Head Bombers Rugby League and the Evans Head Killer Whales Rugby Union. 

Sporting Information:
Catalyst Surfboards Evans Head: 0401 900 475
Evans Head Aquatic Centre: 02 6682 5885
Evans Head Bowling Club: 02 6682 4343
Evans Head Deep Sea Fishing Charters: 0428 828 835
Evans Head Over 8's Malibu Club: evansheadmalibuclub@gmail.com
Evans Head Tennis Club: 0438 888 287
Evans Head - Casino Surf Life Saving Club: 02 6682 4277
Wild Water Sports: 1300 729 992 www.wildwatersports.com.au
Evans Head - Woodburn Golf Club: 02 6682 2385
Woodburn Wolves Soccer Club: woodburnwolves@ffnc.net.au


The Evans Head Information Centre is located within the Corner Store, Evans Head
The Corner Store Co-Operative
1/33 Woodburn Street
Evans Head NSW 2473
0403 542 499