Itineraries & Trails

Top things to do - The Nambucca Valley

Bowraville Folk Museum

The Bowraville Folk Museum is a hands-on museum for all people and all ages. This is a kid friendly and big kid (adult) memory lane museum that is celebrating its 40th year. Opening hours are Monday to Friday 10am – 3pm and Saturday and Sunday  10am – 1pm.  Entry for adults is $5.00 and children over 5 are $1.00 accompanied by an adult. Wheelchair access: available – just wave at the front door & we will open side access door and help. In addition, we sell copies of old newspapers and present day craft items, hand made by museum volunteers, like crochet jug covers and doyleys, washers, teatowels and towels etc.

 

Contact details

Phone:(02) 6564 8200
Address:86 High Street, Bowraville, NSW,
Email:folk.museum@bowraville.nsw.au
Website:www.nambucca.com.au/folkmuseum/
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Frank Partridge VC Military Museum

The Frank Partridge VC Military Museum at Bowraville houses some of the best military artifacts on the Mid North Coast. Items range from ‘trench art’ created by soldiers in their spare time to artillery field guns, vehicles and a multitude of photos and equipment.  The museum is something not to be missed if you enjoy history.  The museum is open week days 10am to 3pm and weekends from 10am until 1pm and admission is by a gold coin donation.

 

Contact details

Phone:(02) 6564 7056
Address:29 High Street, Bowraville, NSW,
Email:enquiries@militarymuseum.org.au
Website:www.militarymuseum.org.au
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Main Beach, Nambucca Heads

Nambucca Head’s most popular beach, Main Beach is a family friendly beach with summer surf lifesaving patrols and a Surf Club located only meters from the breaking waves. The Surf Club is family friendly and the locals welcome visitors. The best surfing conditions are with the west to south west winds and a south east swell. This location is good for beginners when the swell is small however, if experienced surfers want a memorable surfing experience, it also handles large swells for skilled surfers.

Contact details

Phone:1800 646 587
Address:Main Beach, Shelley Beach Road, Nambucca Heads, NSW,
Email:nambuccatourism@nambucca.nsw.gov.au
Website:www.nambuccatourism.com.au
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Mary Boulton’s Pioneer Cottage

Step back in time and discover how the pioneers lived. This house of rough-sawn timber, typical of those used by the early settlers, is on display together with utensils, transport, and tools of trade.  On display are relics such as antique utensils, costumes, china, old wares, furniture, saddlery, ploughs and memorabilia.

 

 

Contact details

Phone:(02) 6568 1280
Address:38 Gumma Road, Macksville, NSW,
Website:www.nambuccatourism.com.au/mary-boulton-pioneer-cottage
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Scotts Head Headland

The headland in the picturesque village Scotts Head, offers great views over the ocean and the passing whales. The Scotts Head Headland is located between Elephant Head and Wakki Beach and these majestic mammals come quite close to this easterly vantage point, giving you great views and excellent photographic opportunities.

Contact details

Phone:1800 646 587
Address:Drive to the eastern end off Matthew Street, Scotts Head, NSW,
Email:nambuccatourism@nambucca.nsw.gov.au
Website:www.nambuccatourism.com.au
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The Nambucca V Wall

As you stroll along the waterfront at Nambucca Heads, see the creative marks left along the famous V-Wall. Celebrate the resident artists and crafts people with visits to museums, galleries and markets in Nambucca.

Contact details

Phone:1800 646 587
Address:V-Wall, Nambucca Heads, NSW,
Email:nambuccatourism@nambucca.nsw.gov.au
Website:www.nambuccatourism.com.au
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Yarriabini National Park

Yarriabini National Park’s steep coastal foothills sustain old-growth forests providing a haven for a range of threatened species. Enjoy stunning views from the prominent Mount Yarrahapinni (498m), which is significant to the local Gumbaynggirr and Dunghutti Aboriginal peoples. Picnic at The Pines picnic area, set among hoop pine and flooded gum, or enjoy a short rainforest walk. Drive to the lookout on Tower Road for panoramic coastal views.

Contact details

Phone:(02) 6652 0900
Address:Yarriabini National Park, Rosewood Road, Warrell Creek, NSW,
Email:northoast.region@environment.nsw.gov.au
Website:http://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/yarriabini-national-park
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Valley of the Mist

Contact details

Phone:(02) 6568 3268
Address:Valley of the Mist, 88 Congarinni Road North, Taylors Arm, NSW, 2447, Australia
Email:dennisryan2@dodo.com.au
Website:www.valleyofthemist.net.au
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