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Travel Guide Oceania Australia New South Wales Northern Rivers

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Introduction

The Northern Rivers region of New South Wales is the home of destinations such as Byron Bay and Nimbin.

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Geography

The Northern Rivers region stretches from the Clarence River in Grafton in the south up to Tweed Heads on the Queensland border in the north and out to the foothills of the Great Dividing Range in the west.

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Regional Markets

Local regional markets are held on a rotational basis in different towns and villages around the Northern Rivers. (For example; the 1st Saturday of the month markets are held in Brunswick Heads & Uki.)

1st Saturday - Brunswick Heads, Uki
1st Sunday - Byron Bay, Lismore Carboot, Pottsville
2nd Sunday - The Channon, Alstonville, Murwillumbah, Lennox Head
3rd Saturday - Mullumbimby, Uki Produce and Craft
3rd Sunday - Nimbin, Uki Buttery Bazaar, Lismore Carboot, Pottsville, Ballina
4th Saturday - Evans Head, Uki
4th Sunday - Bangalow, Murwillumbah
5th Saturday - Uki Produce and Craft
5th Sunday - Lennox Head

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Weather

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Getting There

By Plane

  • Coolangatta Airport - International and Domestic flights
  • Ballina Airport - domestic flights
  • Lismore Airport - domestic flights
  • Grafton Airport - domestic flights

By Train

By Bus

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Getting Around

By Car

There are plenty of companies you could choose to hire a car from, including Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz and Thrifty. Car hire is often not available to drivers under 25, or if it is, it's more expensive for younger drivers.

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Sleep

Quick Facts

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Population
283 544
Area
20,895 sq km

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