|Most expensive month:||January|
|Average price in Yamba:||$161/night|
|Cheapest price found:||$39/night|
|Most expensive day:||Wednesday|
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Embrace the chilled-out beach lifestyle of Yamba, renowned for its idyllic position on the Clarence River and the South Pacific Ocean. National parks surround this coastal Northern Rivers township, which draws you in with picturesque beaches, a fascinating nautical heritage, local food markets and an enchanting cafe culture.
If you love to fish, Yamba might be your dream destination. Head out on the Clarence River to catch bass and cod, or venture out on a deep-sea fishing charter to reel in huge sport fish. You can also embark on a guided or self-guided kayak excursion down Clarence River, which reveals lush nature and various native birds.
All this seafood has to go somewhere, and what better place than your stomach? Stock up on fresh fish and crustaceans at Wato’s Fish & Chips, before grabbing a beer at Yamba Shores Tavern and enjoying live music. Time your visit for the weekly Yamba Farmers Market, where you can browse stalls selling fresh local produce, artisan goods, handicrafts and unique treasures.
You’ll have plenty of beaches to choose from in Yamba, from the convenient Yamba Main Beach, known for its rock pools and surf lifesaving club, to the white sands of Pippi Beach, a popular spot for surfers. Head down to Angourie Blue Pool, easily one of the coolest places in Yamba, where you can jump off cliffs into crystal-clear waters.
Discover more about the town’s history by visiting the 19th-century Yamba Lighthouse, before admiring its panoramic views of Shoal Bay, Clarence River and the South Pacific Ocean. Afterwards, duck into the Yamba Museum to see historical photographs, paintings and artefacts showcasing the town’s past.
You can fly from Sydney to Lismore Regional Airport, about 92 kilometres from Yamba, or drive straight to Yamba from Brisbane in about four hours. The town is serviced by local buses, but it’s more convenient to drive your own vehicle.
685 reviews rated Blue Dolphin Holiday Resort with an average score of 8.5/10. It may also be worth looking into the Pacific Hotel Yamba, which received a rating of 8.0/10 from 538 reviews. Yamba Beach Motel could also be a good option, with a score of 8.7/10 from 955 reviews.