Tranquil rivers and beautiful beaches
Blessed with beautiful beaches and tranquil rivers, Urunga is perfect for a relaxing waterside holiday. You’ll find a range of accommodation and plenty of things to do including surfing, boating and fishing. A short drive away is World Heritage rainforest.
Charming Urunga is a wonderful destination where the Bellinger and Kalang rivers meet with the ocean. A relaxed seaside atmosphere, the town on the mid North Coast of NSW has marvellous beaches for surfing and swimming. Other activities include cycling, kayaking, fishing and boating.
The elevated Urunga Boardwalk is a splendid trail, taking you over the estuary where the Bellinger and Kalang rivers meet to a beach and the Pacific Ocean. Beach and rock fishing are popular in Urunga, and golfers will be delighted with the nine-hole course overlooking the waterways.
Accommodation options suit a range of budgets, and cafes and restaurants such as the riverside Anchors Wharf serve local fresh seafood. A popular event is ArtUrunga’s Sculpture in the Park, where you can amble in a gorgeous riverside park and admire more than 30 sculptures.
The town is a good base from which to explore the Waterfall Way touring route to the World Heritage-listed Dorrigo National Park. For wine lovers, Raleigh Winery is just north of Urunga. The young and young at heart will love go-karting at Raleigh International Raceway.
Urunga is 23 minutes’ drive south of Coffs Harbour. From Sydney or Brisbane, you can drive along the Legendary Pacific Coast touring route or take a train to get to Urunga. Flights are available to Coffs Harbour Airport, where you can rent a car for the short drive south.