1962 Giinagay Way
Nambucca Heads 
New South Wales
Australia 2448

(02) 6568 6980

enquiries@jabirumotel.com.au

Exciting Attractions

Attractions

In addition to its stunning beaches and headlands, lush green countryside and forests, the Nambucca Valley on the NSW coast has an amazing variety of both natural and tourism attractions making it the perfect place for a holiday or extended break.

Staying at the Jabiru Motel you are at the gateway to the Nambucca Valley with all it has to offer.

Throughout the year motoring enthusiasts and clubs hold ‘meets’ at Nambucca Heads to show off their vehicles which draw huge crowds. This spectacle includes displays of V-Dubs, Hot Rods and GT Falcons with free entry to the public. The Jabiru Motel is the perfect place for visiting car enthusiasts which offers undercover parking and plenty of space for trailers.

The Nambucca River and estuary with its numerous islands has long been famous for its excellent fishing. Whether from a boat, kayak or the land, the Nambucca River offers a great range of options and species to catch. There are many boat ramps close by in Nambucca Heads and also in Macksville with wash down and fish cleaning tables. The sheltered waters of the inner Nambucca River estuary are a great place for other water based activities including Paddle Boarding, Swimming, Snorkelling and kayaking. The wide open stretches of the river at Macksville are ideal for Water Skiing and Aqua-Planing.

Free brochure available from Jabiru Motel reception.

For those with an interest in food and nature, the Nambucca Valley offers some unique experiences to be enjoyed.

The Valley of the Mist is a working Bush Tucker farm where you can take a tour, learn about and taste the authentic flavours of many Indigenous foods. Here you can also book a Wetland Wildlife Canoe Tour and explore wast wetlands which at times teem with all kinds of birds other fauna.

Free brochure available from Jabiru Motel reception.

Website: valleyofthemist.com.au

The Eungai Creek Buffalo Farm produces a variety of delicious cheeses, gelato, yoghurt and other buffalo meat products. Visitors can see a spectacular herd of buffalo up close or from the comfort of an all weather under cover deck and learn how they produce and taste a unique range of hand crafted gourmet dairy products.

The cafe offers a contemporary yet rustic setting with wheelchair access and has views over the farm where you can enjoy a fabulous brunch, lunch and afternoon snack menu featuring buffalo milk cheeses, delicious creamy gelatos, yoghurt and milkshakes.

Friday & Saturday nights are pizza nights – delicious pizza straight from the wood fired oven.

Free brochure available from Jabiru Motel reception.

Website: eungaicreekbuffalo.com.au

Nambucca Heads Island Golf Club, Australia’s only Island Golf Course, welcomes new members and visitors to share our wonderful facilities and many fun activities. Enjoy the ‘Island Golf Experience’ playing this unique scenic course of 18 holes.

Free brochure available from Jabiru Motel reception.

The Pub With No Beer. Known locally as “the eighth wonder of the world” the multi award winning Pub With No Beer is a step back in time, a unique place to have a drink with your mates and soak up some local bush history.

Australia’s most famous pub, The Pub With No Beer, has been around for over 100 years… legend has it however, that it once ran out of beer! So local timber cutter and song writer, Gordon Parsons, immortalised this story in what became one of Australia’s most famous songs “The Pub With No Beer”, recorded by Slim Dusty.

Free brochure available from Jabiru Motel reception.

The Nambucca Valley has 4 museums which offer a broad range of historical perspectives.

Free brochure available from Jabiru Motel reception.

Exploring the Nambucca Valley by car offers some of the most breathtaking scenery to be found anywhere on the East Coast of New South Wales, indeed in Australia itself. Located between the Pacific Ocean on one side, and the mountains of the Great Dividing Range, the landscape of the Nambucca Valley is diverse; from stunning areas of native rainforests to incredibly lush green fertile farming valleys, criss crossed by the Nambucca River and its many tributaries.

Free brochure available from Jabiru Motel reception.

The town of Macksville is a 10 minute drive away to the south and has a variety of shopping. Here, the Nambucca River is broad and has long stretches well suited to water skiing and aqua-planing. First class boat launching facilities also allow you to explore the upper reaches of the Nambucca River and Newee Creek.

Take a 2 or 3 hour cruise up the Nambucca River on board the Osprey. A variety of catered cruises operate all year round. Bookings essential: 02 6569 4055

Dining options

Free brochure available from Jabiru Motel reception.

Other attractions

Many other attractions are within less than an hours drive from the Jabiru Motel including the Raleigh Winery, Raleigh International Raceway, the Coffs Harbour Butterfly House, the Waterfall Way, the historic Trial Bay Gaol to name but a few.