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Grafton - NSW RVFT

As the thriving commercial hub of the Clarence Valley, Grafton has a range of great shopping, award-winning restaurants, elegant architecture and a smorgasbord of entertainment from the many pubs and clubs in town.


Located approximately 340 kilometres south of Brisbane and 630 kilometres north of Sydney, Grafton and the Clarence Valley can easily be reached by road, rail or air.


Richard Craig, an escaped convict, ‘discovered’ the ‘red gold’ district in 1831. Because red cedar was a desirable commodity, he was given a pardon and one hundred pounds to bring a party of cedar-getters to the region. However word of such wealth did not take long to spread and soon the town was flourishing. In 1851, Governor Fitzroy officially named the town ‘Grafton’, after his grandfather, the Duke of Grafton, a former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.


Today, Grafton is considered one of Australia’s most beautiful provincial cities; renowned for its wide Jacaranda tree lined streets and home to more than 6,500 trees. Located on the banks of the mighty Clarence River, Grafton has graceful historical buildings, as well as sporting and cultural facilities.


Grafton Showground is the ideal base location to explore this scenic region. With plenty of facilities available, including a dump point, potable water, power, toilets, showers, and the list continues. Another dump point is located nearby at the Greyhound Club Park.


Just east of Grafton, Yuraygir National Park is a sensational strip of coast teeming with wildlife. It also boasts pristine beaches, high dunes, paperbark lagoons, freshwater creeks that spill into the sea and some of the best coastal walking tracks in the state.


To the north-west of Grafton is Clarence Gorge where thundering waterfalls and savage rapids intermingle with deep pools and sections of calm water. The scenery is breathtaking and the fishing is excellent.


Tourist/Visitor Information Centre

Clarence Valley Council Chambers (Mon-Fri)

2 Prince St, Grafton

Ph: 02 6643 0800

visit@myclarencevalley.com.au

www.myclarencevalley.com


Casual Parking (near retail centre)

Clarence River VIC

Bigger rigs can park in Grafton Shopping

World outdoor car park - Fitzroy St, Grafton South and adjacent to Pound Street, east side - no fees; Duke Street, Grafton - North and adjacent to Pound Street, east side - no fees


Short & Long Term Parking

Grafton Showgrounds, cnr Prince and Dobbie Sts, (72hr), $20pvpn, toilets, showers, water & other facilities available, pets on lead welcome.


Dump Point

Grafton Showgrounds and Grafton Greyhound Club Park, Cranworth St, Grafton


Potable Water

Grafton Showground, cnr Prince & Dobbie Sts


Hospital

Arthur St, Grafton, Ph: 02 6640 2222


Doctors Surgery

Duke St Medical Centre, Ph: 02 6642 1977


Dentist

Happy Smiles Grafton & Yamba, 22/25 King St, Grafton, Ph: 02 6646 1159


Pharmacy

Good Price Pharmacy Warehouse, 63 Prince St, Ph: 02 6642 1167


Supermarket

Grafton Shopping World, Fitzroy St, Grafton, Ph: 02 6642 7770

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RV Friendly Towns Nearby
Grafton - NSW RVFT
Address
2
New South Wales
http://www.clarencetourism.com.au/
Grafton
contactus@clarencetourism.com
New South Wales, 2460
0km, Uknown

Maclean - NSW RVFT
Address
New South Wales
http://www.clarencetourism.com/
Maclean
ferrypark@clarencetourism.com
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36.44 kms from the event (approx).

Dorrigo - NSW RVFT
Address
36
New South Wales
https://www.destinationdorrigo.com
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Lederville Rocky River Retreat
Address
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New South Wales
https://www.lederville.com.au/
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edandzo@lederville.com.au
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Glen Innes - NSW RVFT
Address
152
New South Wales
http://gleninneshighlands.com
Glen Innes
tourism@gisc.nsw.gov.au
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115.62 kms from the event (approx).

Kyogle - NSW RVFT
Address
New South Wales
http://www.visitkyogle.com.au/
Kyogle
info@visitkyogle.com.au
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119.26 kms from the event (approx).

Guyra - NSW RVFT
Address
New South Wales
http://www.guyra.nsw.gov.au
Guyra
raftersofguyrainfo@bigpond.com
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134.97 kms from the event (approx).

Armidale - NSW RVFT
Address
82
New South Wales
http://www.armidaleregional.nsw.gov.au/
Armidale
council@armidale.nsw.gov.au
New South Wales, 2350
151.98 kms from the event (approx).


address

2 Prince Street
Grafton New South Wales 2460
-29.69112, 152.9332

important links

http://www.clarencetourism.com.au/

email

contactus@clarencetourism.com