The Far North Coast and Northern Rivers area lies almost 600km north of Sydney
and a little over 100km south of Brisbane
. It’s an ideal piece of New South Wales if you are looking for some stunning scenery and great hiking, combined with excellent shopping and spas. Mix days in the beautiful outdoors with some blissful TLC. Fully refresh your mind, body and soul in this gorgeous part of the country with our fabulous selection of Far North Coast and Northern Rivers accommodation, including family-friendly hotels with room for four or more people.
Some of the main towns in the area include Byron Bay
, with each offering something different for visitors to enjoy. Byron Bay is a top choice for those who love to shop - with many creative boutiques and top designers, dedicated followers of fashion will definitely be spoilt for choice. There are individual pieces, hand crafted designs, and also a good selection of well-known chain stores. Stroll along the volcanic soils of Lismore, where you will also find some top shopping opportunities. The Channon Markets offer an eclectic mix of hippie and alternative clothing and accessories.
The Far North Coast has some stunning beaches, providing heaps of chances for sunbathing, swimming, and surfing. The peaceful village of Lennox Head is especially known for its great surfing, and Yamba enjoys a laid back and chilled out vibe. The diverse area is home to a rich variety of wildlife, and there are no fewer than five World Heritage National Parks to visit; enjoy some of Australia's most stunning and raw natural places. Climb to the top of Mount Warning or Pinnacle Lookout for incredible sweeping views, followed by a delicious pub meal, or enjoy a pleasure flight for great views without the hard work.
Adrenalin junkies can try sky diving, hang gliding, diving, surfing, yachting, and off road driving, and those who prefer calmer activities can enjoy sailing, hiking, cycling, and golf. With so much on offer, take a peek at the wide choice of hotels near the Far North Coast and Northern Rivers, and check out our flights to Brisbane
and flights to Sydney
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