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Ulmarra, A small town with huge character and charm, Ulmarra is the first settlers town on the Clarence river established in the early 1800's.

On the banks of the Clarence River, Yaegl Country in Northern NSW, the former port town consists of particularly well-preserved heritage-listed buildings, many of which now have been converted into, cafes, antique stores and art galleries.

The Famous Ulmarra Hotel is one of the main stars of attraction with an early 1900s pub and modern Australian restaurant and beer garden on the river. Ulmarra is central to exploring the rivers, beaches and rainforest of the Clarence Valley.

Find Out More About Ulmarra Here - Courtesy Discover NSW

Visit Grafton - 14 Min

Grafton hosts the annual jacaranda festival in October / November every year. Grafton also provides shopping, A good selection of restaurants and old pubs. Grafton is only a short drive to get necessities and is the gateway to the Upper Clarence Country.

Find Out More About Grafton Here - Courtesy Discover NSW

Wooli & Wooli Beach - 34 Min

Wooli is located on The Solitary Marine Park, A cute coastal town that boasts a beautiful river, great fishing and surfing. Wooli has an immense Nature Reserve and is a great day trip from Ulmarra. Wooli has cafes, A classic bowls club and famous beer garden.

Find Out More About Wooli Here - Courtesy Discover NSW

Maclean "The Scottish Town" - 24 Min

Maclean, The Scottish Town, Hosts the annual Scottish Festival every Easter Weekend. Maclean located on the Clarence River has historical Pubs and Restaurants and is home to Bottero Coffee. Maclean is the Gateway to Brooms Head and Yamba from Ulmarra.

Find Out More About Maclean Here - Courtesy Discover NSW

Yamba & Yamba Beach - 36 Min

Yamba, Famous for its beautiful beaches famous surfing locations, crystal clear rook pools and fresh prawns. Yamba is only a short drive from Ulmarra. Yamba also boasts scenic pubs overlooking the ocean and award winning restaurants. Enjoy the coast for a day and slip back to cozy Ulmarra for a great day.

Find Out More About Yamba Here - Courtesy Discover NSW

Yaegl Tour - 36 Min

This short scenic tour of the lower Clarence visits a collection of sites significant to the local Yaegl community. Bright orange signs at each site share their cultural stories.

The Yaygir, Yuraygir, orĀ Yaegl, are the Traditional Australian Aboriginal land owners of The Clarence Valley, in and around Yamba and Maclean, New South Wales.

Find Out More About Yaegl Country Here - Courtesy Coffs Trails

The Clarence Gorge - 1HR 20Min

If your after a country day out, A good trip is up the mighty Clarence to The Gorge. You will pass through Grafton, Wine Grove and a swim at Lillydale Bridge. Final destination The Gorge, is a private property that allows day trips. Experience huge waterfalls, rapids and calm waters for swimming. Fresh water fishing in the Upper Clarence is also a hit.

Find Out More About The Gorge Here - Courtesy Discover NSW