Evans Head Memorial Aerodrome – Heritage Aviation Museum

Grab your wing man and take to the skies on the Legendary Pacific Coast. You’ll feel like you’re a Top Gun fighter pilot when you step inside an F111 at Evans Head Memorial Aerodrome – Heritage Aviation Museum. Their 20 minute cockpit experience in the tactical fighter aircraft takes you through a flying mission. You’ll learn everything from how to take off to setting controls without even having to leave the ground. Once you’ve got your head out of the clouds take a look through the changes in aviation history with their aircraft collection.

Evans Head Memorial Aerodrome – Heritage Aviation Museum

End of Memorial Airport Drive

Cockpit experience $35

Open weekends and by appointment for tours

www.ehmahaa.org.au

Prices correct as at 19/07/14

Hotel Illawong Evans Head

Nothing beats a classic and that’s exactly what Hotel Illawong Evans Head is. You’ll love its timeless charm that resonates with the great Australian beach holiday. Warm up in their outdoor beer garden sun with a cold drink. You can also grab a pub favourite from their restaurant like steak and seafood dishes. They also have divine desserts and a playground for the ankle biters. When you stay the night you can kick start the day with an easy walk to the beach. They’re in a fantastic location, right in the centre of town. You’re still surrounded by parks and beaches so they’re the ideal base.

Hotel Illawong Evans Head

15-19 Oak St, Evans Head NSW 2473

Ph: 6682 4222

$30^ per night, per person

Open 7 days

www.hotelillawong.com.au

Prices correct as at 19/07/14

Evans Head Surf Shack

When you’re driving up the Legendary Pacific Coast, hang ten and check out Evans Head Surf Shack. You’ll learn all the moves at this surf school. They can teach anyone at any level whether you’ve never been on a board or you can pick your waves with ease. You’ll learn to paddle, stand up and control your board once you’ve caught a wave. If you’re not keen to get wet the guys at Evans Head Surf Shack STILL have something for you. You can take a yoga class or go deep sea fishing. You can even go kayaking. Keep your eyes peeled because you might meet some other locals like whales, dolphins and turtles.

Evans Head Surf Shack

3 McDonald Place, Evans Head

$35^ Surf school two hour lesson inc. all equipment

Ph: 0432 773 967

www.evansheadsurfshack.com

Prices correct as at 19/07/14

Forget the Great Ocean Road – the Legendary Pacific Coast route is awesome – and it’s in our state. For more info on the Richmond Valley check out www.legendaryrichmondvalley.com.au.

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