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Welcome to Grafton

Grafton: city of trees, with its charms hidden from the highway, rewarding those who venture within. A place of beauty, heritage and soul. It’s home. It’s the beating heart of the Clarence Valley.

The must sees ...

The jacarandas might be the most famous but there are also cape chestnuts, golden trumpet trees, tree waratahs, tibouchinas, poincianas, silky oaks, giant figs and many more botanical highlights to marvel at.

Grafton is blessed with broad avenues and pretty architecture. There is an abundance of beautiful trees, parks and fine old homes. Walking or cycling along the streets and pathways gives you the opportunity to absorb and ‘feel’ Grafton’s retro "country town" style in an appropriately quiet and reflective manner.

A dawn or dusk stroll along the walkways below the Grafton Bridge gives expansive river views of the Clarence, and Susan Island. See if you can spot the wreck of the Induna, 200 metres upstream of the bridge.

Take advantage of the river on their doorstep. Perfect for skiing, fishing, kayaking, canoeing, wake boarding, sailing, swimming and anything else you can imagine!

Pop on into town during late October and early November to catch the jacarandas in bloom! There are festivities, markets, a Jacaranda Queen crowning, parade and river festival. One for the bucket list.

Giddy-up and dress up this July for the always exciting July Races! The annual week of races is well worth splurging on that new dress for!

There's a variety of accommodation, food and entertainment in Grafton.

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Fitzroy Motor Inn

27-29 Fitzroy StreetGrafton NSW 2460

City Centre Apartments

183 Prince StreetGrafton NSW 2460

Crown Hotel Motel

1 Prince StreetGrafton NSW 2460

Abbey Motor Inn

59 Fitzroy StreetGrafton NSW 2460

Christ Church Cathedral Grafton

14 Duke StreetGrafton NSW 2460

The Rosary Bed and Breakfast

41 Bacon StreetGrafton NSW 2460

Clarence River Historical Society Inc

Fitzroy Street
Grafton NSW 2460

Grafton Regional Gallery

158 Fitzroy StreetGrafton NSW 2460

Civic Motel Grafton

153 Pound Street,
Grafton NSW 2460

Jacaranda Hotel

154 Pound StreetGrafton NSW 2460

Old Glen Innes Road and the Historic Tunnel Grafton

Old Glen Innes RoadGrafton NSW 2460

Clarence River

Clarence RiverGrafton NSW 2460

Upcoming Events in Grafton

  • July 29, 2021

    Grafton Twilight Food and Farmers Market

    Prince Street, Grafton New South Wales 2460

  • July 29, 2021

    Evening Adult Art Classes

    365 Dobie Street, Grafton New South Wales 2460

  • July 29, 2021

    Weekly Youth Art Classes

    365 Dobie Street, Grafton New South Wales 2460


are we?

The Clarence Valley is located in what’s known as the Northern Rivers area of NSW. It’s a three-hour drive from Brisbane and a solid days’ drive north from Sydney. Basically, we’re below Byron’s Big Lighthouse, Ballina’s Big Prawn and above Coffs Harbour’s Big Banana - Our big thing is the river!