About the Yamba and Angourie area :

The Yamba and Angourie area is situated at the mounth of the Clarence River in Northern NSW. It is approximately 8 hours drive north of Sydney and 1.5 hours drive south of Byron Bay.

The area has a very relaxed lifestyle and is surrounded by Yuraygir National Park, the Clarence River, the Pacific Ocean and Rural land.

There are 13 beautiful surfing beaches in Yamba and Angourie to choose from, with perfect entry level surfing waves on offer at Turners Beach all the way through to advanced surfing level break at the world famous Angourie Point.

Picture postcard beauty, Yamba prides itself on providing a wholesome, safe and peaceful getaway.


" Yamba in New South Wales named Australias top town "

The sleepy hamlet town of Yamba on the far north coast of NSW has been named Australias leading town by a panel of tourism and travel experts, beating many traditional " hotspots " to top the list of 100 must-visit destinations.

Yamba with a population of 5600 people, is best known as a fishing town closest to Angourie which is one of Australias most famous surfing breaks.

Accoring to the survey conducted by Australian Traveller magazine, Port Douglas, Broome, Byron Bay, Port Fairy and Margaret River were among the towns pipped by Yamba.

* as reported Daily Telegraph, March 25th, 2009 *

Climate :

There is but a single word for Yamba's climate - perfection!

Situated in Tropical Northern NSW, Yamba along with two other coastal areas on the world map have been declared by CSIRO and Stanford University as having the best climate in the world (along with San Diego, California and Bunbury in WA) to work, live or play.

Typical summer temperatures vary from 19 to 30 degress C while in winter it ranges from 10 to 20 degrees C.

Places to stay :

Yamba has a wide range of accommodation options available from backpackers to self catering holiday rentals. Below are a few accommodation options available in Yamba :

Other things to do :

There are many other activities in Yamba which you can do while visiting the peaceful seaside town of Yamba. You can hire out a BBQ boat and go fishing in the beautiful clarence river and cook up your catch or just have a cruise around and lunch on the water at your own pace. If you would prefer to see the river in style and comfort and get catered for then the " Rockfish " is for you.The Rockfish is a 35 foot caterman which has all types of cruises everyday to suit your needs. If your feeling a bit more energetic you can see the river in your own Kayak with Action Adventure Tours Yamba.




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All photos courtesy of Rowan Keegan

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