Explore the beautiful coastline where our local beaches are uncrowded and pristine.


Long, lazy summer days are easy to while away being as slow-paced or active as you want. Ask our guest team to let you know our beach pick of the day. Main Beach is our local patrolled beach and is perfect for swimming and surfing. Click thru to beaches page.


Learn to surf with the pros. Take a lesson with Trent Munro surf academy www.trentmunro.com.au.

Trent’s team of talented surf coaches will pick the best beach breaks and teach you the skills to surf like a pro.


Explore the bays on our vintage bikes and ask about our picnics to go, there is an abundance of cycle paths along the coast and inland for you to cycle with abandon. With a cycle path the whole way down along the coast path and to the V-Wall means car free cycling all the way down to the beach.

Hiking & Walking

There are many great hiking and walking trails around the Nambucca area. From long coastal walks to inland rainforest treks there are lots of great paths to explore.


We have Stand Up Paddleboards available for hire from our guest services team. Pop across the road to the river and enjoy the serenity of paddling the waterways of Nambucca. Make yourself a Beach Club @  Bellwood Park beach – rent the SUPs for the day and explore the crystal clear waters.

Kayaks & Mini Motorboats

Visit our friends at the Marina and hire a tinnie or kayak to explore further up the river. Grab a fishing road or reel, sit back and relax and wait for the fish to bite.


Grab a rod and head down to the V-Wall and cast your line, this is the locals pick of the fishing spots. We can organize you a local charter to head out over the bar for some deep sea fishing. Ask our lovely reception team.


Make a weekend away of it and let us book you into The Nambucca Head Island Golf Club a par 69, 18 hole course situated directly opposite our motel on the Nambucca River. Or experience the Bonville a par 72 Championship Course consistently voted one of the most beautiful in Australia.

Heritage Villages

Further afield discover the retro feel of nearby villages of Bellingen and Sawtell with their cool café culture and boutique breweries. While away the afternoon shopping in the homewares and lux clothing boutiques and vintage stores. Take a trip to the historic village of Bowraville with its heritage buildings and rich cultural links.

Aboriginal Culture Tours

We pay our respects to the traditional owners of the land the Gumbaynggirr people and welcome you to join our friends at the  cultural walks in Scotts head. Discover the fascinating dreamtime stories of connection with the Ocean and traditional cooking demonstration.

Waterfalls & Wild Swimming

For adventure seekers take a day trip into Dorigo National Park for white water rafting and white water Tubing, rock climbing, abseiling and horse riding. So much fun for all. Need to cool off ? Try some wild swimming in the natural lagoons and waterfalls.