South Kempsey


South Kempsey has the award winning Val Melville Centre which houses the Macleay River Historical Society’s Museum, the Visitor Information Centre and the Dunghutti Ngaku Aboriginal Art Gallery. The building was designed by the internationally known architect Glenn Murcutt.

The architecturally stunning Slim Dusty Centre is also located on the Macleay Valley Way at South Kempsey due to open in October 2015, when completed will be an iconic Australian experience built around the legendary country music star and Australian country music.

The local Golf Club has a manicured 18 hole course with resident kangaroos and access to a number of mountain biking trails.

The is a number of motels in South Kempsey as well as caravan parks.

Quick Facts

South Kempsey is a suburb of Kempsey in New South Wales. It is located approximately 344kms from the capital Sydney covering an area of 66.269 square kilometres. South Kempsey has a recorded population of 2302 residents and is within the Australian Eastern Daylight Time zone Australia/Sydney.

If you are planning a visit to South Kempsey we’ve put together some of the things nearby that you can see or do while you are here. These include, places to stay, tours and attractions, some upcoming events and places where you can grab a meal. Go ahead, try one of the buttons above. Every destination has something worth seeing so start exploring… If you know South Kempsey and think we’ve missed something, let us know and we’ll share it here.