Local Attractions

BIG4 Nambucca Beach Holiday Park is midway between Sydney and the Gold Coast, tucked away in an idyllic setting with direct access to the beach and surrounded by natural bushland. You'll find us only 2km from the centre of Nambucca Heads and a 5 minute drive to the Nambucca River. A holiday haven for you and your family to relax and unwind.

Explore Nambucca Heads and the Nambucca Valley

The picturesque, coastal village of Nambucca Heads started out as a ship building town and the links with the sea are everywhere. Located halfway between Sydney and Brisbane, Nambucca Heads is truly a spectacular holiday destination, whether for a short break or for some serious rest and relaxation.

The legendary V-Wall Outdoor Gallery should be top on your list when visiting Nambucca Heads. Years of stories and holiday memories are colourfully displayed all along the break wall. Take a stroll at your pace along the boardwalk back towards town. Nambucca Heads lays claims as one of the prettiest spots along the NSW coastline.  

Captain Cook Lookout allows you to take in the spectacular view south to Scotts Head and down along the Nambucca River and beyond. A great place to also do a spot of whale watching!

Fish along the river, straight off the Nambucca Head beaches or take the boat out for the day. The choice is yours. Surf at Main Beach, Nambucca Heads, or go and search for your own piece of paradise along the long strip of uncrowded coastline all the way to Valla or at Shelley Beach. The Nambucca River is just the place for kayaking, snorkelling, canoeing or waterskiing.

If you’re the golfing kind, then play a round at Nambucca Heads Island Golf Club, sporting Australia’s only island golf club house. The Valley boasts three golf courses in total and is only a short trip to Bonville International Golf Course south of Coffs Harbour. Nambucca Heads is home to a number of clubs including bowls, RSL Club and leagues club. 

The Nambucca Valley has two national parks – Yarriabini National Park and Gaagal Wanggaan (South Beach) National Park. A visit to Way Way State Forest and the Pines Picnic Area will get you back to nature. Follow tourist drive 14 for a trip through coastal fishing villages; macadamia, avocado and fruit farms and artisan studios back to the Pacific Highway and then make your way back to Nambucca Heads.

The Nambucca Heads Mosaic in the centre of town dances with ocean icons. Dolphins, octopus and fish emerge from mosaic waves in a sculpture which is one of the longest in Australia. This is one of many mosaics by renown local artist Guy Crossley that can be found in the Nambucca Valley.

The iconic ‘Pub with No Beer’ at Taylors Arm makes a great day out with a stop at Macksville on your way through to discover another iconic local - The Star Hotel - it has been refurbished, keeping its old world glamour with a modern day twist.

Explore the region

Nambucca Heads is the perfect location to make your base for day tripping around the Nambucca Valley, Coffs Coast and Macleay Valley Coast. After a long day of sight seeing and exploring you can come ‘home’ and retreat to the quiet and relaxing ambience of BIG4 Nambucca Beach Holiday Park.

A day trip to the Coffs Coast (40 minutes) to see the tourist attractions such as the Big Banana, Dolphin Marine Magic, Butterfly House, an indoor tropical habitat for 400 or so live Australian butterflies. Forest Sky Pier at Sealy Lookout will certainly make for great family snaps. Halfway from Nambucca to Coffs is the Urunga Boardwalk with spectacular views.

If you'd rather stay close to Nambucca Heads, head to the local markets, view artwork at the Stringer Art Gallery and visit the Nambucca Valley Visitor Information Centre. How about a motorcycle ride with A1 Coffs Coast Tours - wild!

Or for a slower pace take the Waterfall Way to Dorrigo and walk through world heritage listed rainforest at Dorrigo national park. At the Dorrigo Rainforest Centre learn all about the national park's flora and fauna. Take a stroll along the popular Skywalk walkway and lookout platform over the escarpment edge for a close up view of the rainforest canopy.

Walk to Crystal Showers Falls or take a longer walk along the kilometres of pathway through the rainforest. Drive into Dorrigo and onto Dangar Falls. The eclectic village of Bellingen makes for a wonderful stop to sample local, organic fare and shop for the latest fashion or find handmade arts and crafts.

Only an hours drive south is the historic Trial Bay Gaol in Arakoon and the Smoky Cape Lighthouse and Smoky Cape Walking Track. Both are well worth a visit particularly on a clear blue day when you get the added bonus of wonderful coastline views to the north and south.