Clarence River

Natural Attractions

From kayaking rapids in the rugged highlands of the upper Clarence, sailing, boating, or even water skiing the wide open body of the river, to surfing the golden beaches of Yamba, the Clarence River has got you covered.

The Clarence River, which just happens to be the largest river on the eastern seaboard (fun fact), winds through deep ravines and broad plains, ancient forests, lush farmland, sleepy villages and 100 chartered islands.

The creation of the Giant Serpent has a great meaning to the local Goorie people. With the river flowing through the lands of the three tribes; Bundjalung to the northwest, Gumbayngirr to the southeast and Yaegl towards the mouth of the river.

If you are a landlover, there are many access points along its banks, towns and villages along its length. To really experience it bring or hire a boat, hire a houseboat or if you are really keen, why not try paddling its length.

So if you are visiting the Clarence Valley be sure to dust off your wet water gear and discover the Mighty Clarence River!




Birdwatching Boating Canoeing/Kayaking Fishing Sailing Scenic Drives Scuba Diving Snorkelling Surfing Swimming


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