Things to do around Ulmarra, NSW

Travellarks, Things to do in Ulmarra

The National Trust classifies the entire Ulmarra Village one of the best examples of a 19th Century River Port in Australia and it now houses quirky stores and contemporary galleries. There’s plenty of things to do in Ulmarra. Arriving by road you’ll clap eyes on Ulmarra’s majestic, quintessential Australian pub built during Federation and if you pull in by boat, you’ll sidle up to its fabulous beer garden- voted in top 5 in NSW for top, gourmet food with a front row seat of the river.

Enjoy the very creative arts community, antiques and collectible shopping, stand out Gastro Pub and very friendly community. Snorkel, swim, whale watch and explore the rivers, nature reserves, beaches and Clarence rainforests.

Ulmarra is a 6.5hr drive north from Sydney and 3.5hr south from Brisbane. Ulmarra is 15min from Grafton by car, train or bus. Clarence Valley Regional Airways flys to Grafton, where car hire is available. Regional Express flys to Grafton 3 days a week via Sydney.

Wellness & Pampering

  • Cathy Jeffries Massage Clinic – 86 Coldstream Road, Ulmarra
  • Alexsandrina Hovey Acupuncturist – 10 The Peninsula, Yamba

Explore & Discover

  • Swim, snorkel, surf at Iluka Nature Reserve
  • Bird watch
  • Hike the rainforests, kayak or canoe the Clarence River
  • Check out the local, contemporary and fine art at Coldstream Gallery
  • Support local businesses in cafes, restaurants, galleries and shops
  • Buy an original painting or local hand made gift at PJ Art Gallery – 12 Coldstream Street
  • Browse the hand crafted timbers At The Wood Shop
  • Browse the Ulmarra Collective – 7 Coldstream St
  • Go antique shopping at Contrary’s On Clarence – 21 Pacific Highway
  • Bushwalk Wilsons Headland
  • Picnic at Gibraltar Range National Parks
  • Cool off at Coombadjha Creek
  • Enjoy a morning walk around Yamba Lighthouse
  • Wander the gardens at Federation Park Sensory Gardens

Good Eats

Foodies

  • Clarence Café
  • Yamba River Markets – 4th Sunday each month
  • Yamba Farmers’ Market – each Wednesday
  • Maclean Community Market – 2nd Sat each month

Retail Escapes

  • Fibre Delights Handmade – 11 Coldstream Street
  • PJ Art Gallery with Coffee shop – 2 Coldstream St
  • Coldstream Gallery
  • Ulmarra Collective – 7 Coldstream St
  • Ludo’s Old Wares – 21C Pacific Hwy
  • Rathgar Retro Op Shop – 9 Coldstream St
  • Big River Trading Co-Op – 6 Coldstream St
  • Contrary’s On Clarence Antiques – 21 Pacific Hwy, Central Mangrove
  • Old Codger’s Antiques – 21 Pacific Hwy
  • Ironbark Cottage – 2511 Big River Way
  • Ulmarra Books – 4 Coldstream St
  • The Mend and Made Do Crew, South Grafton

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