Region Profile

Yamba is one of Australia's favourite coastal towns, famous for it's excellent fishing and perfect climate all year round. Yamba is set on the mighty Clarence River and the angler can select the very best estuary, rock, beach or deep-sea fishing spots with ease.

There are beautiful beaches, excellent surfing, extensive national parks, unique arts and crafts and delicious fresh seafood including the famous Yamba prawn at award winning restaurants, cafes and seafood shops.

You can hire "a tinny" or a houseboat or just dangle a fishing line. The passenger ferry service and river cruises are another great way to explore the magnificent river and the delights of the Clarence Coast.

Enjoy the casual, laid back beach lifestyle of Yamba with its stunning beaches, ocean pool, fabulous food, rolling surf, funky shops and amazing seaside accommodation.

Check out the Marina, hire a boat, take a relaxing river cruise or order up a latte at a gourmet cafe. And of course you can't go home without tasting the famous Yamba prawn.

Yamba is famous for its fishing and the home port to the largest commercial fishing fleet in the state. Cast a line from the beach, potter around in a boat at a top fishing spot to catch dinner or take the easy way out and let the local chefs do the hard work for you.

Pilot Hill and the lighthouse prescint offer panoramic ocean views. To discover some of the local history drop into the museum or do the historical walk around Yamba.