Spectacular beaches, fabulous seafood, rolling surf, perfect climate and amazing seaside accommodation .... sound like you? Then you'll love Yamba.
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 one of the Yamba Historical Walks finishing up at the fascinating local museum. Along the way you'll pass Pilot Hill and the lighthouse precinct which offer visitors beautiful panoramic ocean views.
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. Never swum in an ocean pool before? Here's your chance. The surfing is great but if you need a little instruction try 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, top class motels and a great backpackers.
For more information on Yamba visit the yambaNSW website.
Yamba... it's yours to discover, explore and enjoy.
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 walks: the Hill Walk and the Flat Walk. Both are approximately 3km in distance and take around 1.5 hours to complete each.
These brochures were completed in conjunction with the Yamba Museum.