The river has always been an important part of life in Woodburn. It is an excellent focal point for recreational water sport activities including rowing, sailing, swimming, fishing and water skiing. Coraki, the Tea Tree capital of the region is centrally located to inland centres, national parks and beachesMore...
Welcome To Summerland
Summerland Coast NSW Australia
Your One Stop Website for Local, Business & Tourism Information
Welcome to the astonishing natural beauty and unique cultural diversity of Summerland Coast, covering NSW Northern Rivers and the Far North Coast of NSW.
Since the 1960’s our beautiful region has been known as Summerland, stretching from The Gold Coast to Nambucca, from Byron Bay to Kyogle, and all towns and villages in-between. The name originated as a colloquial description for the region being a popular place to live or visit in the Summer time and of course all other seasons as well. You can read more about the history of Summerland's name here.
The Summerland Coast website aims to provide you with a one stop website for all your local information needs as well as helping to support and promote local businesses and a sense of community within the region.
Search through the pages to find:
Where to stay - accommodation options to suit all needs and budgets.
What to do - family activities, tours, attractions, you will find it all here.
Where to eat - find a restaurant, cafe, local eateries and produce.
Local Businesses - search for a local business, store, service or trade.
Remember to come back and write reviews on your experiences to share with others!
You may also like to check out the Location Pages for useful information on individual destinations within the region. Here you will find local history, photo galleries, video footage, weather & surf reports, maps and more.
The Summerland News section provides a wealth of articles on local current affairs, entertainment and events, culture and lifestyle, financial information and marketing strategies to help your business grow.
You can also subscribe to our weekly newsletter to stay on top on what is happening in the region and to receive special offers.
If you have a business within the region you can promote your business on the Summerland Coast website to increase your online presence, gain more customers and regional recognition. Click here to join Summerland Coast and get started creating an online profile for your business.
If you have any suggestions for our website please contact us through our contact page.
Come and discover Summerland Coast NSW, one of Australia's most irresistible holiday destinations and places to live, work and visit.
Click on the Local Destination names below to read more on each location:
Alstonville is a charming village set amongst the fertile, green rolling hills on the plateau west of the Summerland coast and is a popular home for many and a great place to stay or visit.
Ballina is a great starting point to explore the region with the the main regional Ballina Byron Airport and offers a diverse range of affordable accommodation for a family beach holiday or a romantic adventure for two.
Bangalow is an instantly charming country town situated in the hinterland of Summerland Coast NSW that has the added advantage of being close to beaches.
Brunswick Heads is a small unspoilt coastal village in Summerland Coast NSW, situated at the mouth of the Brunswick River.
Byron Bay is located approximately 20kms north of the airport, and is Australia's most easterly town and is a popular spot with just about everything you can do in a coastal town.
Casino is set amongst the beautiful green pastures of Summerland Coast NSW and is a is a thriving rural centre.Casino is a great place to visit and a great place to live.
Coffs Harbour is a uniquely situated coastal city with city advantages one might expect yet situated amongst an exquisite backdrop of unspoilt beaches and steep, green hillside terrain.
Evans Head, located in the southern area of Summerland is a delightful, quiet coastal village making it the perfect holiday resort for those wanting to enjoy an easy-going, family orientated environment.
The Gold Coast
The Gold Coast has a myriad of stunning beaches, exciting theme parks, great shopping, simulating nightlife, luxurious high rise 5 star accommodation and sophisticated restaurants.
Grafton, is one of Australia's most beautiful provincial cities, renowned for its Jacaranda trees and festival, graceful old buildings, sporting and cultural facilities, and its location on the banks of the Clarence River.
Kingscliff and Pottsville
Kingscliff has a series of golden beaches cradled between headlands. There are world class surf breaks and a reef break on the southern edge.
Kingscliff has been popular with families for generations, all drawn to its relaxed holiday ambience, great cafes, uncrowded beaches, rewarding fishing and moderate climate.
Kyogle is a popular, yet quiet and attractive country town ideally located at the base of Fairy Mountain on the upper reaches of the Richmond River and as the "Gateway to the Summerland Rainforests" provides a good base for exploring the spectacular surrounding National Parks
Lennox Head is a seaside village situated on the stretch of coast between Byron Bay and Ballina and remains ever popular with beach-goers, sea-changers, and holiday-makers.
Lismore is one of the major regional centres of Summerland on The Far North Coast of NSW, Australia. It is situated on the Wilson River which is a tributary of the Richmond River and close to Nightcap National Park.
Maclean calls itself 'the Scottish Town in Australia'. Many of its street signs are written in Gaelic as well as English. Maclean is also well known for its river fishing and its easy access to coastal national parks and holiday resorts.
Mullumbimby is one of Summerland's treasures. It is a small town set in the centre of some of the most fertile farming land close to mountains and rainforests.
Murwillumbah is framed by the awe inspiring majesty of Mt.Warning and surrounded by 5 World Heritage National Parks and is famed for some great examples of Art Deco architecture.
Nambucca Heads is a delightful and popular holiday destination on the Southern Summerland Coast of NSW renowned for its surfing, beach and estuary fishing.
Nimbin is nestled in the sub-tropical foothills of the eastern edge of an extinct volcano in the Summerland Coast NSW region of Northern NSW and is known as the 'Alternative Capital of Australia'. Nimbin is a truely magical place!
Tweed Heads and Coolongatta
Tweed Heads / Coolongatta, known as the twin towns straddling the NSW Queensland border are located on the mouth of the Tweed River and surrounded by the caldera of an ancient shield volcano, Mt Warning and offers a wealth of holiday experiences.
Woodburn and Coraki
Woodburn is a delightful and peaceful town situated next to the Richmond River. The town is well known to regular travellers on the Pacific Highway as a junction town, with roads leading from Woodburn to Evans Head, Broadwater and Ballina to the east, Coraki and Casino to the west and Lismore and Alstonville to the north.
Woolgoolga and Northern Beaches, the missing piece of paradise.
Woolgoolga is one of the prettiest coastal villages on the Mid North Coast of NSW.
Yamba and Iluka
Yamba and Iluka have stylish village charm, pristine beaches, national parks and award winning restaurants and is a unique holiday or lifestyle experience for any member of the family.
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Summerland Coast NSW Directory
Enter a location in the Address field and click Search to filter results. You can also zoom in and out by using the + and - icons on the map.
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Summerland Coast Games
The Festive Season is upon us...
Towards the end of each year we at SummerlandNSW.com.au like to provide our readers and visitors with a fun interactive game to lighten their days and add some laughs.
And for this year...
How fast can you make the tardis fly around Summerland Coast NSW?
My best total score is 3.28.03 and my fastest lap is 14 seconds What is yours? share it on our facebook page.
Click the image at right to play.
and watch the video by clicking the image below:
Can you make it snow is Summerland?
If you need a little cooling off after that why not Shake The Summerland Snow Globe
This was a big hit last festive season where you try to match the landmark with the correct Summerland destination and
'Make it Snow in Summerland'
Click on the image to the right to play the game.
This time of the year is more suited for outdoors and perhaps the beach...