“The Broom” is a great spot for anyone who would like to enjoy the beach close to the way the whole coastline was just a century ago. Because Brooms Head village is surrounded by the Yuraygir National Park, there are often sightings of wallabies and emus as well as smaller native birds and animals.
Norfolk Island pines, which mark so many beaches large and small, also line the main beach at Broom’s, with plenty of space and shade for picnics. A large lagoon is ideal for children, along with fascinating rockpools and crevices.
Fishermen love both Broom’s and the nearby Sandon River, and boats can also be launched from both locations. Lake Cakora provides another playground for water enthusiasts.
Camping areas are available in the national park by Lake Arragan and at the Sandon, and a well-known coastal walk follows the beaches to Shelley Beach and Mara Creek. The caravan park has 1.5km of absolute beach frontage.
- Population – 200
- Transport Services – Bus
(Rail and air connections)
- Council – Maclean Council
- Brooms Head Sports Day – January.