The Far North Coast Region is home to the best holiday location in Australia. We have picturesque beaches, majestic National Parks, ideal fishing locations, family-friendly activities, events for all ages and, most of all, perfect weather.

We are home to the No 1 town in Australia, Yamba, which boasts perfect climate, great facilities and ideal fishing conditions. Yamba isn’t alone in having ideal conditions, and it could be said that the entire region is the best in Australia.

Travel at the Far North Coaster Magazine is your hub for creating your holiday in the region, offering a range of accommodation, events, restaurants and transport options.

Our Towns

The towns of the Far North Coast range from the cosmopolitan to the quaint rural villages which dot the landscape. Each of these towns has their own story to tell, offering the visitor something unique.

Throughout the region you are spoiled for choice, there are several fishing hamlets which have retained large fishing fleets, the larger regional centres of Lismore, Grafton, Tweed Heads and Ballina and the quaint villages which have retained their rustic charm.

With facilities to cater for all needs, travellers to the area can expect to find everything to make their visit just what they are looking for.


Throughout the region there are accommodation options to suit all budgets and styles. Far North Coaster magazine is proud to offer online booking facilities for many of these accommodation providers.

Local Attractions

From whale watching to rural retreats, from National Parks to the best in beach, ocean and river fishing, the Far North Coast region has it all. Visit our local attractions area to see what each town has to offer.

The area enjoys amazing aquatic life, with a large marine park surrounding Byron Bay and Julian Rocks.

The hinterland region is renowned for fresh local produce and weekends can be whiled away exploring the villages that are home to these communities.

Staying a day or a month thereare plenty of attractions to keep you entertained.

Food Tours

With perfect growing conditions, the region is home to some of the freshest produce in the country. We have amazing seafood, caught locally and sold through a number of local co-ops, and our restaurants are regular award-winners.

Regional Calendar

There is always something happening in the Far North Coast Region, from regular local markets to major events such as Beef Week, music festivals at Byron Bay, dance parties and Rivafest in Ballina. Visit our calendar to find out what is happening when you are visiting.

For an overview of our local events, click here

Getting Here

Getting to the area is easy; we are well-serviced with air, rail and vehicle travel. With comprehensive maps on how to get here, and airport guides, Travel and Far North Coaster is all you will need to get here and around.

Car and Vehicle Rentals

From cars to caravans and everything in between, Travel at Far North Coaster can help you with online booking or can put you in touch with a number of transport options.

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