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Clarence River

Maclean, New South Wales, Australia
+61 2 6642 4677
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Maclean to Yamba

Lovely to see the river from Maclean as well as at its mouth in Yamba. Ferries at various spots... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2017
Terri F
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Brisbane, Australia
Mighty river a joy to behold

Tthe Clarence River is broad and deep. For an Australan, where drought is common, such a bountiful... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2017
Jeffry B
,
Melbourne, Australia
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Maclean, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

Lovely to see the river from Maclean as well as at its mouth in Yamba. Ferries at various spots. Extremely wide by the time it gets to Yamba. Very scenic.

Thank Terri F
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Reviewed 30 August 2017

Tthe Clarence River is broad and deep. For an Australan, where drought is common, such a bountiful river is a joy to behold. Several ferries cross the Clarence. Check for departure times. The Clarence flows into the ocean at a neat littl city called Yamba....More

Thank Jeffry B
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Reviewed 26 June 2017

To enjoy a coffee adjacent to this big river visit Ferry Park at the Maclean turn off. Olivers cafe and public toilets plus off highway parking.

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Reviewed 23 May 2017

You will be beside your self with this amazing River and its Hotels, Motels and Caravan parks that are second to none. The river at Maclean is nearly a kilometer wide and boasts great fishing all year. The people of the Clarence River are a...More

Thank Eric M
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Reviewed 11 May 2017

This is a very impressive river - stunning views along all the riverside roads, every curve has a different vista. Boats hauled up on the banks for work, wide cultivated fields, green grassy stretches, thick scrub and lots of pretty buildings and small villages. And...More

1  Thank Heather G
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Reviewed 12 April 2017

Driving along the river in Maclean it was awesome to see Dolphins in the river. many vessels of all makes using the river which was great to see.

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Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

There are so many wonderful places to see and visit when you come to the Clarence. The jazz cruise from Yamba on Sundays is excellent. You can hop on at Yamba at 11am or in Iluka at 11.45. Then there is the Alpaca Farm at...More

Thank Shazza784
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Reviewed 2 March 2017

The Clarence River is the best river I have ever seen. It is so peaceful and there are views of it wherever you go. It is certainly a sight to be seen.

Thank Janet T
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Reviewed 20 November 2016

This river is amazingly wide with limited traffic. Take in a sunset from the Maclean RSL looking over the river, a peaceful experience.

1  Thank Ned60Brisbane
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Reviewed 10 November 2016

WE visited the Grafton jACARANDA Festival which was very pretty with streets lined with jacaranda trees. very photographic. Then across the ferry to Yamba, another pretty beach to watch the waves and enjoy an icecream and look for bargains at the local shops. This whole...More

Thank glennmar2517
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