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Caution COVID-19 information: As of 31 March 2021, face masks are mandatory in all indoor venues in the Ballina, Byron Bay, Lismore and Tweed LGA's until further notice. Follow the latest advice from NSW health by going to and check the current restrictions in the area.

Yamba is a coastal town in the Northern Rivers region of New South Wales.

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  • Blue Salt, Shop 2/15 Clarence Street, Yamba (Just behind the Pacific Hotel), +61 2 6646 1004. Tues to Sun for lunch and dinner, breakfast weekends. Casual dining with a flair. Fully licensed, a speciality is boutique beer on tap.
  • Soundlounge cafe.



There are many different accommodation options in Yamba. There is a greyhound bus stop just down the road. There is a licensed cafe downstairs. Yamba, on mid-north coast NSW, is a great stop off between Sydney and Brisbane. This beachside town has one of Australia's most famous surf breaks. Yamba YHA is a purpose-built backpacker hostel with a mix of multi-share and twin/double accommodation. Enjoy the bar/café and pool with great views. The hostel is on the main street, within easy walk of beaches, local pub and shops. Don't miss Shane's famous $10 tour.

Great place to stay. Nice place to have a beer, and a milkshake.

  • 1 Yamba Backpackers, 26 Coldstream St, +61 2 6646 3997. The only backpackers in Yamba. Has basic mixed-gender and female-only dorms.


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Routes through Yamba
BallinaEvans Head  N Australian Alphanumeric State Route A1.svg S  GraftonCoffs Harbour

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