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YambaAustralia

This coastal fishing town has kilometres of gorgeous estuarine foreshore and ocean beaches, ideal for relaxing by the waterside and enjoying beautiful views.

Yamba is a pretty resort town situated on the scenic headlands where the Clarence River meets the ocean. Experience Yamba’s pristine ocean and freshwater systems with days at the beach, boat trips, kayak tours and hiking trips. Relax in Yamba’s traditional pubs, try delicious fresh seafood or play golf on the local course.

Stroll around the town’s pretty marina and watch fishing boats navigating around the headlands. This area is famous for its fishing. Choose from rock, estuary, beach and deep-sea fishing spots. Alternatively, let someone else do the work and visit Yamba’s excellent restaurants and fishmongers to try the region’s seafood. Yamba has a reputation for succulent prawns and oysters. The Yamba Farmers Market, the Yamba Twilight Street Markets and the Simply Handmade Markets also showcase Yamba’s fine produce.

Learn about Yamba’s intriguing history at the Yamba Museum or the Lawrence Museum and Historical Society. Walk in the footsteps of European explorer Matthew Flinders on a historical guided walk through Yamba.

Visit Yamba’s beautiful beaches. Try Brooms Head Main Beach for Coffs Coast views or Turners Beach and Angourie Beach for lifeguard-patrolled swimming. Visit Pippi Beach to surf the breaks that curl off Lovers Point Rock Wall, which is also a great vantage point for spotting whales in winter. Investigate the historic Yamba Lighthouse, also known as the Clarence River Light, and explore the rock shelf at Yamba Point.

In nearby Yuraygir National Park, go hiking or biking through the forested trails or swim and snorkel offshore. Bungjalung National Park offers pristine eucalypt forests and scenic picnic spots close by.

Yamba is located on the Clarence River estuary in north-eastern New South Wales. Its nearest airport is Grafton Airport, about a 1-hour drive away. Yamba is around 3 hours from Brisbane and 2 hours from the Gold Coast. Choose from a variety of accommodation options in Yamba, from deluxe resort-style lodgings to charming coastal cottages.

Top hotels in Yamba

The Cove Yamba
The Cove Yamba
4.5 out of 5
4 Queen Street, Yamba, NSW
The price is Rs9,386 per night from 13 Oct to 14 Oct

Nestled on the beach, this Yamba apartment building is within 1 mi (2 km) of Convent Beach and Yamba Beach. Pippi Beach and Whiting Beach are also within 10 ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (471 reviews)

"Great ocean view, comfortable room, stunning location"…"

Reviewed on 26 Jul 2020

The Cove Yamba
Blue Dolphin Holiday Resort
Blue Dolphin Holiday Resort
3.5 out of 5
Yamba Road, Yamba, NSW
The price is Rs5,936 per night from 13 Oct to 14 Oct

This family-friendly Yamba holiday park is located on the riverfront, within a 15-minute walk of Clarence Estuary Nature Reserve and Yamba Marina. Yamba Beach ...

4.2/5Very Good! (451 reviews)

"Great for kids. Excellent amenities. Staff is very friendly and helpful."…"

Reviewed on 13 Jul 2020

Blue Dolphin Holiday Resort
Yamba Beach Motel
Yamba Beach Motel
4.5 out of 5
30 Clarence Street, Yamba, NSW
The price is Rs8,501 per night from 11 Oct to 12 Oct

Situated near the beach, this motel is within a 10-minute walk of Yamba Beach, Yamba Lighthouse and Pippi Beach. Turners Beach and Dolphin Park are also within ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (346 reviews)

"Friendly service. Very clean room. Quiet but handy location."…"

Reviewed on 3 Sep 2020

Yamba Beach Motel
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Top Holiday Rentals in Yamba

The Cove Yamba
The Cove Yamba
4.5 out of 5
4 Queen Street, Yamba, NSW
The price is Rs9,386 per night from 13 Oct to 14 Oct

Nestled on the beach, this Yamba apartment building is within 1 mi (2 km) of Convent Beach and Yamba Beach. Pippi Beach and Whiting Beach are also within 10 ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (471 reviews)

"Great ocean view, comfortable room, stunning location"…"

Reviewed on 26 Jul 2020

The Cove Yamba
Angourie Resort
Angourie Resort
4.5 out of 5
166 Angourie Road, Yamba, NSW
The price is Rs9,735 per night from 11 Oct to 12 Oct

Situated near the beach, this luxury aparthotel is 0.8 mi (1.3 km) from Yuraygir National Park and 2.1 mi (3.4 km) from Yamba Beach. Angourie Surfing Reserve ...

4.4/5Wonderful! (675 reviews)

"A lovely quiet weekend and a welcomed change of scenery. Helpful and friendly staff and we were appreciative of the warm villa on arrival. Loved having the use of the bikes to ride out to the break wall to enjoy the late afternoon sea air. The beds were comfortable, however the pillows could have ..."…"

Reviewed on 30 Jun 2020

Angourie Resort
The Sands Resort
The Sands Resort
4.5 out of 5
20-21 Pacific Parade, Yamba, NSW

Located in Yamba, this beachfront apartment building is next to a golf course and within 1 mi (2 km) of Dolphin Park and Yamba Beach. Pippi Beach and Barri Beach ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (180 reviews)

"The location is great with great views . The apartment is big and bright and lots of room to move around . Also the complex is well kept and maintained"…"

Reviewed on 22 Aug 2020

The Sands Resort
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Popular places to visit in Yamba

Yamba Beach
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Yamba Beach

5/5(1 review)

Play in the gentle waves, scour the rock pools for sea creatures or swim some laps in the still waters of the ocean pool at Yamba’s premier beach destination.

Yamba Lighthouse
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Yamba Lighthouse

5/5(1 review)

Find out about the history of Yamba when you spend time at Yamba Lighthouse. Wander the beautiful beaches in this relaxing area.

Angourie Surfing Reserve
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Angourie Surfing Reserve

Explore the great outdoors at Angourie Surfing Reserve, a lovely green space in Yamba. While you're in the area, stroll along the beaches.