Yamba is perched at the mouth of the Clarence River. From sandy beaches to charming villages and national parks such as the Yuraygir, Yamba stands out as the perfect Australian holiday. With its myriad of things to do and see coupled with the friendly atmosphere, visitors have a hard time finding their way home from what everybody calls “The Best Town in New South Wales”.
- Story House Museum
- Pippi Beach
- Clarence River Lighthouse
- Take a ferry down the Clarence River
- Go to Lovers Point Rock Wall at Pippi Beach to observe dolphins and whales
- Attend the monthly Yamba River Markets, showcasing local musicians and fresh produce from local farmers, as well as arts and crafts tents
Summer temperatures vary from 66°F to 90°F (19°C to 32°C), while winter temperatures vary from 50°F to 68°F (10°C to 20°C). Yamba experiences a mild monsoon season February through April; average annual rainfall is 57 inches (1,448 mm). With such nice weather year round, any month of the year is great for visiting.
Getting There & Around
Flights to Yamba land at either Lismore or Grafton airports, both close to Yamba. There is also a private airstrip that handles charters on Palmers Island. Accommodations can be reached by hired car, taxi or boat.
In and around the town, tourists can walk, ride horses or take boats to see various attractions. A rental car is best to see surrounding areas.
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