Yamba

Yamba in the Clarence Valley enjoys all the enticing qualities of a coastal holiday resort town, including great beaches, a marina, charming cafes and delicious restaurants, a broad river and a lighthouse. With mild winters and long summers, Yamba is a perfect destination year-round.

At the mouth of the beautiful Clarence River, Yamba attracts anglers with its beach, estuary and rock fishing. You can explore the river with Yamba Kayak and Adventure Tours. Deep sea fishing is also popular. Reel Time Charters offer fishing expeditions in the blue waters of the Pacific Ocean.

Paddling, Nymboida to Yamba - Clarence Valley

The local fishing fleet testifies to abundant fish and prawns, and you can savour locally caught seafood, including famous Yamba prawns, in the town. Fresh local produce is also used at the many cafes and restaurants and sold at the bustling Yamba Farmers Market, a weekly event. You can even take a tour and taste experience at Nicholson Fine Foods, a purveyor of gourmet foods.

You’ll find plenty of accommodation options, from luxury retreats and farm stays to holiday parks and an award-winning youth hostel. South of Yamba is the world-famous surf break at Angourie Beach and Yuraygir National Park, the longest stretch of undeveloped coastline in NSW.

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. Mal's Blues Bar

    Sunday 29 April 2018 to Sunday 28 October 2018 , Yamba

    Yamba Golf and Country Club's back deck becomes a 'blues central' on the last Sunday of every month with Australia's premier electric guitarist Mal Eastick and monthly invitational guest performing. Mal has been a long time performer pl…

    29 Apr - 28 Oct
  2. Yamba Farmers Market

    Wednesday 02 May 2018 to Wednesday 04 July 2018 , Yamba

    The Yamba Farmers Market operates every Wednesday at the Whiting Beach car park. The range of products for sale includes free-range eggs, honey, chillies and chilli products, rosella jam and organic veggies, gluten-free sweets, pecans, jam…

    02 May - 04 Jul
  3. Ashby Monthly Markets

    Sunday 20 May 2018 to Sunday 18 November 2018 , Yamba

    On the third Sunday of each month, relax and enjoy a peaceful drive off the highway into the small village of Ashby, and head along to the local markets held in the grounds of the local Community Centre. Ashby locals welcome you to enjoy …

    20 May - 18 Nov