Northern Rivers: Places of Interest
Its unscathed natural beauty makes Northern Rivers a great place to explore. Situated at the North East Coast of New South Wales, it is known for its clean and green environment.
The first place to visit is the Coffs Harbour, which is famous for its Big Banana. Situated at the North of Coffs Harbour on the Pacific Highway, Big Banana is a favourite place for people to stop and take photographs of the 11 meters long, 5 meters high and 2.4 meters wide yellow colour giant Banana that offers fun rides and other recreational activities for the tourists. The Big Banana is the most photographed object in Australia, so do not forget to carry your camera, after leaving all your belongings in your holiday accommodation in Northern Rivers.
The next place is the Byron Bay, which is the largest town at Byron Shire in the Northern Rivers Region of New South Wales. Baron Bay has a very different atmosphere when compared to the other regions of Northern Rivers due to its beautiful protected beaches, Cape Byron Lighthouse and Julian Rocks marine reserve.
After visiting these two places, it’s time for you to enjoy the luxurious stay in your Northern Rivers accommodation. After some well deserved rest, check out some more exciting activities that can be done in Northern Rivers.
Things to Do in Northern Rivers
The Gorgeous coastal town of Yamba is a paradise for anglers and fishermen. So, if you want to catch you own share of fishes, this is the best destination for you. The charming Angourie beach is well known for surfing and for delicious sea food, especially all the restaurants in river Oysters. To enhance your chance of going deep sea fishing, hire your own boat cruise and go down the Clarence River. Richmond and Clarence rivers are well known for their water sports like swimming, surfing and boating.
If you are a party animal and do not want to spend the whole night sleeping in your holiday rental in Northern Rivers, Tweed Heads is the place for you. Situated on the border of Queensland and New South Wales, this valley offers an active night life. Other than the night life, this valley also has Mt Warning National Park listed on World Heritage, known for picturesque rainforest walk for amazing views.
Visiting the local markets, Dorrigo Market, Bollywood Bazaar Markets and Coffs Harbour Jetty is also great fun.
How to Reach Northern Rivers?
After landing at the Brisbane airport, it is approximately four hours drive through the Mount Lindesay Hwy and Summerland Way/State Route 91 that will take you to Northern Rivers.
Accommodation in Northern Rivers
Once you are in Northern Rivers, accommodation is something that you should not worry about. From beautiful holiday houses in Northern Rivers to reasonable holiday apartments in Northern Rivers, you will have so many options to choose from.
So, if you love to be surrounded by lush green locales and exciting coastal destinations then pack your bags and leave for Northern Rivers.