Grafton

With more than 6,500 trees, Grafton is a delightful riverside city in the Clarence Valley. More than 2,000 Jacarandas blossom in spring, creating a sea of mauve for the famous Jacaranda Festival, the oldest flora festival in Australia with activities for the whole family.

On the banks of the majestic Clarence River, Grafton is a rich in colonial architecture. You can explore the beautifully preserved buildings on the Grafton Heritage Trail. Stop at the Clarence River Historical Society and explore the museum in Schaeffer House, a magnificent federation homestead.

Grafton Post Office - Clarence Valley

You’ll find a range of accommodation options. Check out the events calendar when planning your trip for festivals and events, from live music to the Grafton Bridge to Bridge Ski Classic. Visit the Grafton Regional Art Gallery and savour fresh local produce and seafood in cafes and restaurants.

Grafton is a great base for exploring spectacular national park wilderness, including ancient rainforest in the Washpool National Park, part of the Gondwana Rainforests of Australia World Heritage Area. Chaelundi National Park is popular for mountain biking and walking trails.

Grafton Airport

Fly into Clarence Valley Regional Airport, Grafton

Clarence Valley Regional Airport is located 12 km from Grafton’s town centre. Use the taxi services available at the terminal to make the short trip northwest. Alternatively, rent a car from the hire services available at the airport and explore the region at your own pace.

Regional Express operates more than 30 weekly direct flights to and from Sydney. For other major Australian cities, connect via Sydney for travel into Grafton.

THINGS TO DO AND PLACES TO STAY

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  1. Grafton Farmers Market

    Thursday 03 May 2018 to Thursday 15 November 2018 , Grafton

    The Grafton Farmers Market continues to attract new stallholders while still maintaining its core of regulars. The market is held weekly on a Thursday, in the Christ Church Cathedral Op Shop Car Park on the corner of Duke and Fitzroy Street…

    03 May - 15 Nov