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Things to do around Lennox Head

28 Mar 2023
5 minutes

Lennox Head is a beachside town on the north coast of New South Wales in Australia. It's a beautiful area with plenty to do for everyone, no matter your age or interest. Lennox Head is always primed and ready for visitors, whether it’s during the summer school holidays or chilly winter months.

Here's our list of some of the best things to see and do in Lennox Head.

Surfing, kayaking and water sports at Lennox Head

Lennox Head is a very popular surf beach, ideal for winter surfing, while Lake Ainsworth is perfect tranquil spot to bring the family to stand up paddleboard or kayak.

Lennox Head Fishing

Catch a glimpse of some of the most spectacular species of fish in Lennox Head with a fishing charter. You can also explore this beautiful coastal town from the peaceful waters and savour the amazing wildlife views. Plus, if you're a beginner, you can head out to the waters with experienced anglers on local boat charters to make sure you have a safe and enjoyable trip.


Lennox Head to Ballina Coastal Walk

Take a relaxing stroll along the beautiful beach of Lennox Head and take in the stunning views of North Wall Ballina. The walk takes about 3-4 hours, but you can take your time to admire the stunning scenery of along the way. Plus, there are plenty of cafes and restaurants for you to enjoy a snack or two on your journey!

The coastal walk is relatively flat, so it’s the perfect activity for families and people of all ages to enjoy.


Bike Riding around Lennox Head

Take a leisurely bike ride around Lennox Head. With plenty of trails to explore and paths that run by the beach, there's something for everyone. You can even take a delightful ride through some of the local farms and wineries to get a taste of the region’s amazing produce.


Visit Lake Ainsworth

Lake Ainsworth is a stunning fresh water lake located just outside of Lennox Head. It’s the perfect spot for swimming, kayaking, and fishing. Plus, you can enjoy a nice picnic by the lake or take a stroll along its peaceful walking trails.

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Is Lennox Head worth visiting?</

Yes, Lennox Head is a stunning beachside town on the north coast of New South Wales and is definitely worth visiting. Close to Byron Bay, but not as busy , and becoming a renown surfing beach, its a must on your north coast holiday. Whether you’re looking for a relaxing holiday, an adventure-filled day out, or just want to soak in the natural beauty of the area, there's something for everyone.

Can you swim at Lennox Head?

Yes, beaches such as Seven Mile Beach and Main Beach, Pacific Parade are popular swimming beaches, while Lake Ainsworth is a freshwater lake very poplar with families.

Where can I fish in Lennox Head?

There are plenty of great spots for fishing in Lennox Head whether you are an aggler (wade out from 7 Mile Beach but take care on the rocks), or if you have a boat, head out to the pinnacle reef located just off the Point.

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