Planning a vacation in Yamba this year? Whether you are a returning holiday-maker or a first-timer, there is always something new to learn about Yamba. Having this kind of knowledge can contribute to your enjoyment as you vacation in one of Australia’s top tourist destination. So before you hunt for a Yamba accommodation, I suggest you read on first.
Yamba is located at the northern part of New South Wales. It is a two-hour flight from Sydney and a two-hour car ride from the Gold Coast and Brisbane. This premiere holiday destination is bordered by the world-renowned Clarence River, the Pacific Ocean, and the Yuraygir National Park. Yamba is best known for its heavenly climate that holds the whole year round.
There are a total of 11 beach fronts in Yamba. Locals can point you to the ideal spot for water activities such as swimming, surfing, kayaking, snorkelling, rock-pooling or kite surfing, either on the ocean or on the river. If you simply adore nature you will get plenty of opportunity to explore it at the Yuraygir National Park, or you can visit one of the many coastal heaths, watch the whales at Shelley Beach, and paddle down the Clarence River.
Yamba is a haven for people who love to go fishing. Its deep sea waters on the east side is the sweet spot for deep sea fishing, which yields an abundance of Tuna and Marlin, plus many other sea produce like the Snapper, Trag, and Jew. The village sits by tropical waters enabling it to have a lucrative prawn industry.
While there is an abundance of options for people who love spending time in the water at Yamba, there is an equal abundance of activities in the land. You can take trips to the many different village attractions such as museums, art galleries, performing arts theatres, and more. You can sample world-class cuisines in the restaurants and cafes all over the village and shop for just about anything in the many boutique shops.
Yamba has something for everybody, whether you are on your own, with your family and friends, or with workmates. The tourism industry is ever busy here and there is much support from the local government and the communities in keeping the whole place primed for all types of visitors.