About Lennox Head, NSW, 2478

Sun, Sand and Surf

Beach at sunset

Surfer sunset Photo © by Big Volcano

Very handy to Ballina and Byron Bay, Lennox Head is a beach resort town with about 6,100 permanent residents, situated at the southern end of Seven Mile Beach.

Visitors are attracted here by the great weather, incredible scenery and splendid beaches, famous for their surfing and fishing.

This is a place of wide open spaces and vast vistas.

Just start start walking north along Seven Mile Beach towards Broken Head, if you want to feel a bit lonely.

At the northern end of the town, Lake Ainsworth is renowned as a freshwater recreational area ideal for families, just 50 metres across from the beach.

Accommodation includes motels, holiday flats, a caravan park, backpacker hostel, holiday apartments and resort style complexes. Local real estate agents provide holiday rental services.

Al fresco cafes and restaurants almost outnumber the accommodation choices, so if you’re into a total “do-nothing and completely relax holiday”, this is the place do it!

For the more active holiday maker, activities on offer include hang gliding at nearby Pat Morton Lookout, snorkelling and scuba diving off Seven Mile Beach, and of course – surfing, with left and right breaks available at local beaches.

For those who prefer flower power, coastal heath and sand dune communities are dominated by banksias and wild flowers, which bloom from late winter through to summer.

Check out the Big Volcano Visitor Guide – Lennox Head for more information, accommodation options, local tours & attractions, and how to get there.