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Yamba
Travel Guide

Yamba featuring a river or creek

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.

Angourie Resort
Angourie Resort
4.5 out of 5
166 Angourie Road, Yamba, NSW
The price is Rs11,624 per night from 22 Apr to 23 Apr
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! (680 reviews)
"The cocktails by the pool was amazing! Great facilities for the kids. Would definitely go back."

Reviewed on 9 Mar 2021

Angourie Resort
Pacific Hotel Yamba
Pacific Hotel Yamba
3.5 out of 5
18 Pilot St, Yamba, NSW
The price is Rs4,703 per night from 21 Apr to 22 Apr
Offering direct access to the beach, this Yamba hotel is steps away from Yamba Lighthouse and Yamba Beach. Whiting Beach and Convent Beach are also within 10 ...
4/5Very Good! (546 reviews)
"This is a lovely iconic old pub/ hotel with the most incomparable view of the beach... the best in town! We had an ocean room view & shared facilities which were clean, varied offering bath & showers! Common/tea room again with panoramic vista of the bay. Super friendly service, greeted & escorted ..."

Reviewed on 12 Jan 2021

Pacific Hotel Yamba
Waterview Motel Maclean
Waterview Motel Maclean
3.5 out of 5
121 River Street, Maclean, NSW
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is Rs6,076 per night from 27 Apr to 28 Apr
Situated on the riverwalk, this motel is 1.5 mi (2.4 km) from Rainforest Reserve and 1.7 mi (2.7 km) from MaClean Lookout. Woodford Island Nature Reserve and ...
4.4/5Excellent! (113 reviews)
"Good value, good service. BBQ, pool, Foxtel, wifi, air conditioning. What more could you want? Had a pleasant stay. Very helpful staff."

Reviewed on 15 Jan 2021

Waterview Motel Maclean
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.
Angourie Resort
Angourie Resort
4.5 out of 5
166 Angourie Road, Yamba, NSW
The price is Rs11,624 per night from 22 Apr to 23 Apr
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! (680 reviews)
"The cocktails by the pool was amazing! Great facilities for the kids. Would definitely go back."

Reviewed on 9 Mar 2021

Angourie Resort
Adrift Apartments
Adrift Apartments
3.5 out of 5
38 Wooli St, Yamba, NSW
The price is Rs7,843 per night from 21 Apr to 22 Apr
Situated near the beach, this apartment building is within a 10-minute walk of Yamba Golf and Country Club and Yamba Beach. Yamba Lighthouse and Whiting Beach ...
4.8/5Exceptional! (64 reviews)
"The bath was amazing, fan and air conditioning worked perfectly, comfortable bad, very clean. Very convenient location."

Reviewed on 19 Jan 2021

Adrift Apartments
The Cove Yamba
The Cove Yamba
4.5 out of 5
4 Queen Street, Yamba, NSW
The price is Rs11,423 per night from 21 Apr to 22 Apr
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! (467 reviews)
"Location great place right on beach also close to restaurants. hotel and shopping centre"

Reviewed on 12 Mar 2021

The Cove Yamba
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.

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