The beaches in Yamba are stunning. There are 11 glorious beaches to choose from so there’s a beach suited of everyone no matter what the weather is doing.
The Main Beach: below Flinders Park and the Pacific Hotel, is patrolled during summer season. The 33 metre salt water Rock Pool is located on this beach is great for swimming laps or for the kids who don’t want the waves. The kids will also love to explore the rocks which are filled with tiny fish and crabs. The Main beach Kiosk is also a great place to enjoy an espresso and a bite to eat overlooking the beach. Toilets, showers, picnic tables, surf straight in front of pool or beach, snorkel in northern corner, protected from southerly and northerly winds.
Turners Beach: found between the break wall and the lighthouse and is patrolled in summer. Surf at northern and southern end of beach, little rock pools, toilets, showers, picnic tables, rock fishing, break wall fishing, protected from southerly winds.
Whiting Beach: a still water river beach with little to no waves, just inland of the break wall, is ideal for children even when seas are high elsewhere. Toilets, shower, picnic tables, great place to take kids fishing, protected from southerly winds.
Convent Beach: between main beach and Lovers Point is also calm in most conditions. Small waves, little rock pools, snorkel in southern corner, protected from southerly winds.
Pippi Beach: runs from Lovers Point to flat rock and further south to Angourie. It is a very good walk for the fitness fanatics. Small sections are patrolled in summer. Open to the ocean, toilets, showers, surf straight in front or northern corner, fish off rock shelf at northern end or open beach, 4 wheel drive access.
Flat Rock:- open to the ocean, fish off rock ledge, 4 wheel drive access.
Green Point: fish off rocks, protected from southerly winds.
Spooky Beach: great for kids surfing, snorkel on southern end, toilets, showers, 4 wheel drive access, shop.
Angourie Point: Surfers heaven when working, fish off end of southern rock ledge, fresh water rock pool, toilets, showers, shop.
Back Beach Angourie: surf in northern corner and further down beach, toilets.
Shelley Beach: only for the adventurer, good 2 hour coastal range walk along designated track, no facilities, great fishing.