How to get to Yamba
Just how do you get to Yamba?
Yamba is seven hours north from Sydney along the Pacific Highway and three hours south from Brisbane.
All major bus companies travel the Pacific Highway and have arrangements to stop either at Maclean CBD or on the Pacific Highway at the Ferry Park Tourist Complex on the outskirts of Maclean.
Trains arrive at Grafton City Railway station daily with connections to CountryLink buses and arrangements can be made with the Clarence Valley Airport Shuffle Service. To contact the Clarence Valley Airport Shuttle phone (02) 6645 9200
Passengers can either arrive at Grafton City Airport with Regional Express, Lismore City Airport with Regional Express and Ballina Airport with Jet Star, Regional Express and Virgin Blue. Arrangements can be made with the Clarence Valley Airport Shuttle service. To contact the Clarence Valley Airport Shuttle phone (02) 6645 9200
There is also a private air strip at Palmers Island available for aircraft landing.
The crossing of the Yamba bar is one of the safest on the east coast of Australia and is home to the Yamba Marina. For information on crossing the bar contact the Waterways Authority, the pilot station or the Iluka/Yamba Coastguard for conditions.