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Yamba to Grafton – Tourist Drive 22

Yamba, Maclean, Grafton

From the beautiful seaside town of Yamba, follow the mighty Clarence River to the historical tree lined city of Grafton.

From Yamba, follow the river on Yamba Road into Maclean. As you approach you will see the tartan painted power poles along the roadside denoting various clan tartans. Take time to see the Scottish Cairn, the bicentennial Museum and the lookout with magnificent views.

Turn right from River Street to cross the 100 year old McFarlane Bridge onto Woodford Island. Follow the Lawrence Road until you come to the Lawrence Ferry. Use this free vehicle ferry to cross the Clarence River into Lawrence where there is a riverside park and a local radio museum.

When leaving Lawrence, turn left onto Riverbank Road. After 6km this road joins back up to the Southgate-Lawrence Road. Turn left and continue heading for Grafton which will take you past the Alumny Creek School Museum on your right.

Distance: approx. 66kms


  • Historic Walks and Museum, Yamba
  • Lookout at Maclean
  • Tartan Power Poles Maclean and Museum
  • Free Vehicle Ferry Lawrence
  • Museum of radio broadcasting, Lawrence
  • Award winning Grafton Heritage trail
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