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Yamba boasts spectacular beaches, fabulous seafood, rolling surf, perfect climate and amazing seaside accommodation. Wake up to the sound of the ocean right at your door, breakfast at a funky cafe and head off for a day of cruising and discovery. Mathew Flinders first came to Yamba in 1799 and a maritime station was established in 1854 that remains to this day. To explore the history of the town further, take a stroll along the Yamba Historical Walk finishing up at the local museum. Along the way you'll pass Pilot Hill and the lighthouse precinct which offer visitors beautiful panoramic ocean views. Check out the marina, hire a boat, take a relaxing river cruise, or order up a latte. And of course you can't go home without tasting the famous Yamba prawns. If you're in need of a little self indulgence, pamper yourself from head to toe at a luxurious day spa or splurge with a bout of shopping in Yamba's main street and shopping centre. Explore art galleries and craft shops, check out the latest film at the local cinema or follow the locals to any of Yamba's five stunning beaches. Swim in the local ocean pool or take in a surfing lesson with one of the local surf schools. Yamba is famous for its fishing. Yamba is the home port to one of the largest commercial fishing fleets in the state. Watching the fleet go out of the heads in the early evening and returning at dawn with their catch is a sight not to be missed. Cast a line in at one of the many beaches or estuaries, hire a boat, or take the easy way out and let the local chefs do the hard work for you. There are lots of award-winning restaurants to choose from or soak up the ambience at a gourmet cafe. Yamba is home to some world class accommodation, from award winning luxury resorts and holiday apartments, to family holiday parks, motels and backpacker accommodation.

Yamba: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Yamba Museum - The Story House

The award-winning Yamba Museum, operated by the Port of Yamba Historical Society, is centrally located. Check the web site for up-to-date information about special exhibitions and events at the Yamba Museum. Like the Facebook page for glimpses of Yamba's past through historical photos.

The museum displays focus on the settlement of Yamba and its strong maritime history. The collection includes objects that highlight the diversity of Yamba's history, from the telescope once belonging to Francis Freeburn, the first pilot and pioneer in Yamba, to the shark-bitten surf board and mock school room display.

Research services include access to an extensive photographic collection, publications available for purchase and the impressive knowledge of the museum volunteer guides.

Coach tour groups and school visits are welcomed and the Old Kirk can be booked for functions and events such as weddings or private exhibitions.

River Street
Yamba, NSW, 2464

Located 0.2K from Yamba

Yamba Golf and Country Club

Yamba Golf and Country Club is a modern vibrant Club situated in the heart of town on River Street next to the Yamba Historical Museum.

Featuring a Championship 18 hole golf course, modern dining, bars and function facilities, gaming and entertainment, and courtesy bus facilities, a visit to Yamba Golfand Country Club is a must!

Play a round of golf, and take in the stunning course with abundant native flora and fauna, including their extended kangaroo family! Keen to improve your game? Book a lesson or clinic with their friendly Golf Pro, John Wright and gain some valuable pointers! Dine on the huge deck overlooking the golf course, or inside in air-conditioned comfort.

Their restaurant, SeaFire Steak and Seafood menu features - you guessed it - steak and seafood! Plus a fabulous ever changing specials board. They are also open for breakfast every Saturday and Sunday from 7am - 11am.

If you are seeking entertainment, join them on Friday night for free live music from 7pm. The large Auditorium hosts touring music acts and performances, check the website for the next event!

River Street,
My Clarence Valley
Yamba, NSW, 2464

Located 0.3K from Yamba

Yamba Historical Walks

Retrace the steps of the explorer Mathew Flinders as you make your way around Yamba, exploring the historical highlights and landmarks such as the Flinders Well, Yamba Lighthouse, and the Yamba Historical Museum.

There are two self-guided walking tours available: The 'Hill Walk' (medium grade, three kilometre walk) to discover the historical sites on Yamba Hill and the 'Flat Walk' (easy grade, three kilometre walk) for the sites on Yamba's flat lands. All the walks start and finish at the Yamba Museum, next to the Yamba Golf and Country Club.

Pick up your copies of the Yamba Historical Walks guides at The Yamba Museum, or scan a QR code or DCM code into your handheld device from the special museum postcards, and access historical photos and information as you travel around Yamba.

Various locations around Yamba
Yamba, NSW, 2464

Located 0.4K from Yamba

Yamba: Events

Eat Street Yamba

Eat Street Yamba is an afternoon/evening food market being held 4pm to 8pm in Coldstream Street Yamba. This International food market includes Rotary's barbecue, cold foods, Thai, Indian, seafood, chipstars, tornado twisters, organic foods, Churros, nibbles, ice-creams. sweets, pizza , paella and unique gourmet food products available to purchase. Hot and cold drinks including coffee, beer and wine will also be available for your pleasure.

Tables and chairs are provided for you to sit and enjoy. The Yamba Eat Street Markets is an annual market event held from 4pm to 8pm. Walk down the middle of Coldstream Street as it is closed to traffic especially for this community event.

What a great holiday atmosphere and a great way to spend the long weekend at the end of September during the twilight evening in the beautiful coastal town of Yamba. Celebrate the first day of NSW Daylight Savings as the evening twilight adds atmosphere to the markets.

The markets are organised by the Rotary Club of Yamba. For further details or if you are interested in having a stall, please contact the organisers on the phone number or email address provided.

Event Dates
      6th Oct

Coldstream Street,
Between Yamba Street and River Street
Yamba, NSW, 2464

Located 0.2K from Yamba

Yamba Farmers and Producers Market

A few years ago the seaside village of Yamba in Northern NSW was voted by the Australian Traveller Magazine 'the Best Town In Australia'.

Not a whole lot has changed except with the introduction of the Yamba Farmers and Producers Market located at the Whiting Beach Carpark.

This market also acts as the agri-food tourism portal for the Clarence Valley region.

There is a broad range of locally grown, hand crafted and wild gathered produce available ranging from organic, chemical free and free range.

Here is a list of some of the amazing products available. They have around 25 stalls.

Free Range Eggs
Organic Fruit and Veggies
Free Range Lamb
Free Range Pork
Fresh farm house made cheeses
Fresh house made French Pate
Fresh house made Vegan Tarts and cakes
Fresh house made Japanese Sushi
Chemical free vegetables
Gourmet mushrooms
Local salami
Wood fired bread
Maccas and Pecans
Jams, Relish
Middle Eastern Food
Granola, curry paste, spiced nuts
Micro greens and flowers
Bread boards and grazing platters
Hand crafts soaps

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Harbour Street
Yamba, NSW, 2464

Located 0.3K from Yamba

Beach (Food Truck) Carnivale Yamba

The Beach (Food Truck) Carnivale is on the move again and heading to Yamba.

Once again, there is free entry to Carnivale. Enjoy over 15 of the yummiest food trucks, the beach bar and sports bar, live music all weekend long, carnival rides, jumping castles and more.

There will be Dodgeball, Darts, Table Tennis, 3x3 Soccer, Net4ball, 2 x 2 Volleyball and a Colour run.

Event Dates
      15th Jun
      16th Jun

Wooli Street
Yamba, NSW, 2464

Located 0.3K from Yamba

Tim The Bream Yamba Fishing Classic

Yamba's famous annual 'Tim the Bream' national fishing titles will return to Ford Park Yamba NSW and the Clarence River in August with a prize pool of over AUD30,000.

The featured prized catch for catching tagged 'Tim The Bream' is worth a whopping AUD20,000 with another 10 tagged fish having a value of AUD1000 each.

There will be prizes for the heaviest Yellow Fin Bream, Flathead, Luderick, Jew Fish (or Mulloway), Trevally and Whiting in a catch, weigh and release competition.

The main weekend event, held by Yamba Rotary, is at Ford Park Yamba with daily prizes for biggest catch of the day. Bring your Yellow Fin Bream, Flathead, Luderick, Jew Fish, Trevally and Whiting for weigh in. There will also be prizes for the best fishermen of the weekend and junior encouragement prizes.

Tickets are online at "Sticky Tickets" and are available at all bait and tackle shops in Yamba and Iluka Day of Registration is available at Ford Park on Saturday from 6am . See Facebook "Tim The Bream".

Event Dates
      31st Aug
      1st Sep

Wooli Street,
Ford Park
Yamba, NSW, 2464

Located 0.3K from Yamba

Family Fun Day

Fun for young and all will be had at Rotary Club of Yamba's Annual Family Fun Day. Mr Steve Machel has become the resident expert Sandologist for the Family Fun Day sand modelling competition and offers contestants hints and tips before this popular event at Yamba's Main Beach. Come down to Main Beach early and watch his design take shape using nothing more than sand, water, bucket, a butter knife and brush.

Teams of four then compete against each other in making their own sand modelling design. Cars, sea creatures, mythical animals, space creatures and the traditional sandcastles are seen each year. They have a junior section (under seven year olds) and a senior section (over seven) with trophies for the winning teams. Only natural items found on the beach can be used in the design and the use of normal beach bucket and spade is allowed to carry water and sand. No house hold garden equipment will be allowed.

There is a barbecue sausage sizzle and steak burgers held by Rotary and the beach kiosk is always open. Entry fee is per team with all money going to Yamba Rotary for use on local projects.

Event Dates
      12th Jan

1 Marine Parade,
Main Beach
Yamba, NSW, 2464

Located 0.4K from Yamba

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