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Swan Creek

Swan Creek is a very small settlement on the pacific highway between Ulmarra and Grafton. The creek is suitable for still water rafting and canoeing. Opposite the community hall is a memorial gate which features the only United Nations Emblem in Australia, awarded to Lt. Colonel Charles Green DSO.

Swan Creek: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Christ Church Cathedral


Christ Church Cathedral was build in 1884. It was designed by John Horbury Hunt along Gothic lines with towering arches, beautiful stained glass windows and spacious interior. The Cathedral is open daily and visitors are most welcome. This is one of Grafton's many buildings classified by the National Trust.

There is a Christian Bookshop on site.

Visitors are most welcome with guides available for groups and coaches.




Corner Duke Street and Victoria Street
Grafton, NSW, 2460

Located 5.3K from Swan Creek

Grafton Regional Art Gallery


Set in the restored 1880s Prentice House, the Grafton Regional Art Gallery is the Clarence Valley's premier visual arts centre.

The Grafton Regional Gallery holds the largest collection of artworks on the North Coast of New South Wales, and continues to develop its vibrant collections. The Gallery presents over 40 exhibitions and 70 programs and events each year.

The gallery's collection focuses on the acquisitions from the Biennial Jacaranda Acquisitive Drawing Award (JADA). The JADA fosters Australian contemporary drawing practice, and as a result, the collection holds many fine examples of Australian drawings. It also includes the historical O'Grady watercolour collection of Australian flora and fauna.

Purchase unique, quality gifts at the gift shop.

Come and enjoy a beautiful coffee in the cafe, Rosearia, open Tuesday to Saturday.




158 Fitzroy Street
Grafton, NSW, 2460

Located 5.5K from Swan Creek

The Clarence River


The Clarence River, being the largest river on the eastern seaboard, lends itself to extraordinary estuary fishing. It is a living link between the rugged highlands of the upper Clarence and the golden beaches that fringe the sparkling Pacific. It winds through deep ravines and broad plains, ancient forests, lush farmland, sleepy villages and 100 chartered islands. Over 400 kilometres from source to sea, the Clarence is one of Australia's largest waterways. It was once the region's main trade route and several ferries still link the River's islands and rural villages.

The mighty Clarence River is an attraction not to miss whilst holidaying in the Clarence Valley.

River descriptions and maps of boating routes with GPS coordinates, campsite options, points of interest and towns with amenities are to be found in The Sailing and Cruising Guide, which can be picked up from the Visitors Centres in Grafton and Maclean.




Clarence Valley,
Northern Rivers Region
Grafton, NSW, 2460

Located 5.5K from Swan Creek

Swan Creek: Events

Grafton Bridge To Bridge Ski Classic


The Grafton Bridge to Bridge is a 108 kilometre water ski race from Grafton to Harwood Bridge and return, with boats reaching speeds in excess of 120 miles per hour towing two skiers.

The event attracts competitors from Australia, New Zealand and the USA, and is considered one of the toughest events on the water ski racing calendar.

The 2016 running of the event will be the 43rd Bridge To Bridge Ski Classic and includes live music, food vendors, and attractions for the whole family.




Clarence River
Grafton, NSW, 2460

Located 5.0K from Swan Creek

Grafton July Racing Carnival


The Clarence River Jockey Club, located in the picturesque jacaranda tree lined city of Grafton on the NSW North Coast, is home to the richest non-metropolitan carnival in Australia, the famous Grafton July Racing Carnival. The Club provides amenities equal to metropolitan tracks to cater for the July Carnival attracting crowds in excess of 30,000.

With a population of 20,000, Grafton has the infrastructure to comfortably cater for all levels of accommodation with a good variety of restaurants and pubs to suit every taste. Some of the best beaches and holiday destinations on the New South Wales Coast are within an easy drive such as Yamba, Iluka, Wooli, and Minnie Waters, which provide an ideal environment to relax for a great time away.

Special functions and extra entertainment are conducted over the carnival as well as fashions on the field.




Powell Street
Grafton, NSW, 2460

Located 5.1K from Swan Creek

Loving Life Day


Loving Life Day will be much bigger and better this year. There will be more of everything! More top quality entertainment, market stalls, food vendors and activities and attractions!

On stage, they're once more presenting Valley's Got Talent (young talent quest), this time for trophies and cash prizes! The stage entertainment is continuous from 10am to 4pm, and free!

On the grounds, Magician Troppo Bob is back again with his free, funny and mystifying magic shows.

Have you ever wondered how fast is your tennis serve or how fast you can bowl a cricket ball or kick a footy? With the Speedball Camera you can find out for free at Loving Life Day.

There will be free face painting, a concourse of sports cars and a Lucky Key competition for fabulous prizes and much more.

So, it's fun, food, free stage entertainment, market stalls, and food vendors all day at Market Square, in the centre of Grafton, on the corner of Prince Street (the main street) and Pound Street.

Loving Life Day is proudly presented by Loving Life FM 103.1, Grafton's community radio station.


Event Dates
2017
      19th Aug


Corner Pound Street and Prince Street,
Market Square
Grafton, NSW, 2460

Located 5.1K from Swan Creek

Kitty Flanagan (Grafton)


Love songs, sex, algorithms, chimps, clowns and psychics, everything is getting "smashed".

Leave the kids at home unless you fancy them getting a real Flanagan style education.

Recommended for Mature Audiences 15+

Duration: 1hr 20 mins (no interval).


Event Dates
2017
      24th Jun


99 Prince Street
Grafton, NSW, 2460

Located 5.1K from Swan Creek

Grafton Farmers Market


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 Streets. There is street parking available.

Discover the flavoursome taste of seasonal fresh fruit, vegetables and herbs just harvested, much of it grown organically, chemical free and local, purchased directly from the grower.

Enjoy the wonderful assortment of condiments in the way of fruity jams, pickles, olives, olive oils, honey, eggs, and home baked goods.


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Duke Street,
Corner of Fitzroy Street
Grafton, NSW, 2460

Located 5.2K from Swan Creek

Grafton Country Music Roundup


Do you love traditional country music and bush balladry? Then make this a date!

Performers from far and wide will be converging on the Clarence Valley to showcase their talents - singing their songs, playing their instruments and reciting their poetry!

This will be seven days filled with fair dinkum country music and entertainers, so grab some friends or head along on your own. No matter what, there is sure to be something on offer to get you rockin' and entertained throughout these great four days.

Yeehaaa!

Camping sites are available anytime at the Grafton Greyhound Racing Club and Caravan Park prior to and after the roundup. Contact the Greyhound Club for details.

For Camping and Entertainment Packages during the week - please refer to the "Country Music Roundup" website for details.




Cranworth Street
Grafton, NSW, 2460

Located 5.5K from Swan Creek

Jacaranda Dragon Boat Races


A spectacle usually seen only in metropolitan areas, the Jacaranda Dragon Boat Races held on the beautiful Clarence River in Grafton is the largest regional dragon boat event in New South Wales. With over 30 teams competing in a variety of categories, this is an event well supported and loved by locals and visitors alike.

Held in late October, at the beginning of the famous Jacaranda Festival, the riverbank is dotted with purple and the whole of Grafton is alive with festivities. With the river front abuzz with the sights, sounds and colours of over 1500 people, it's a delightful day out and worth a visit.

Free for visitors who would like to watch the races.


Event Dates
2017
      29th Oct


1 Prince Street
Grafton, NSW, 2460

Located 5.6K from Swan Creek

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