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Yamba Clarence River NSW Coast

March 22, 2017 by David Herd

Wonderful NSW coastal town

Yamba Clarence River NSW Coast

 Yamba Clarence River NSW Coast has a population of just over 6,000, which tends to triple in the holiday season. The economy is based on tourism & fishing. Yamba  was my 2nd stop after leaving Surfers Paradise where I had spent a week catching up with friends.

Mathew Flinders was the first European to visit Yamba Bay in July 1799. 

If you live in Yamba you gotta have a boat.

Yamba Clarence River NSW Coast

The fishing is wonderful all along the NSW Coast.

If you don’t have a boat…

Yamba Clarence River NSW Coast

Go to one of the seafood restaurants along the Clarence River.

Or buy fresh seafood here

Yamba Clarence River NSW Coast

Then sit in the park close by and enjoy it. 🙂

Or perhaps here

Yamba Clarence River NSW Coast

I really love those Sydney Rock oysters (double this price in Sydney) plus the fabulous prawns.

Here is the place to eat

Yamba Clarence River NSW Coast

A nice park overlooking the water is the perfect spot to polish off your prawns & oysters.

You can watch the waves rolling in

Yamba Clarence River NSW Coast

 

The surf was fairly rough today on March 10th 2017.

Beautiful deserted beach

Yamba Clarence River NSW Coast

Not quite deserted, I can see one person. 🙂

Moby Dick Motel

Yamba Clarence River NSW Coast

A good location on the waterfront, for a great room rate just book through THIS LINK. 

 Coffee or a tattoo?

Yamba Clarence River NSW Coast

Why not do both? 🙂

Yamba Clarence River NSW Coast

Yamba Clarence River NSW Coast

Yamba certainly has a nice friendly feel about it. 

 Another waterfront motel

Yamba Clarence River NSW Coast

You may like to compare room rates to the Moby Dick motel, just use THIS LINK for a great room rate.

Thanks for visiting my Yamba Clarence River NSW Coast photo blog. Next stop is Port Macquarie, check out the painted rock art by the river.

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