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Driving from Grafton to Maclean along the Clarence river is absolutely amazing. (Along the back... read more

Reviewed August 23, 2018
Glen W
Melbourne, Australia
Maclean to Yamba

Lovely to see the river from Maclean as well as at its mouth in Yamba. Ferries at various spots... read more

Reviewed November 8, 2017
Terri F
Brisbane, Australia
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Maclean, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed August 23, 2018

Driving from Grafton to Maclean along the Clarence river is absolutely amazing. (Along the back way, through Lawrence) cross the ferry @Lawrence, drive along the river flats through the sugar cane fields to a beautiful place called Maclean. What a GEM of a place absolutely...More

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Reviewed November 8, 2017

Lovely to see the river from Maclean as well as at its mouth in Yamba. Ferries at various spots. Extremely wide by the time it gets to Yamba. Very scenic.

Thank Terri F
Reviewed August 30, 2017

Tthe Clarence River is broad and deep. For an Australan, where drought is common, such a bountiful river is a joy to behold. Several ferries cross the Clarence. Check for departure times. The Clarence flows into the ocean at a neat littl city called Yamba....More

Thank Jeffry B
Reviewed June 26, 2017

To enjoy a coffee adjacent to this big river visit Ferry Park at the Maclean turn off. Olivers cafe and public toilets plus off highway parking.

1  Thank PamF47
Reviewed May 22, 2017

You will be beside your self with this amazing River and its Hotels, Motels and Caravan parks that are second to none. The river at Maclean is nearly a kilometer wide and boasts great fishing all year. The people of the Clarence River are a...More

1  Thank Eric M
Reviewed May 10, 2017

This is a very impressive river - stunning views along all the riverside roads, every curve has a different vista. Boats hauled up on the banks for work, wide cultivated fields, green grassy stretches, thick scrub and lots of pretty buildings and small villages. And...More

1  Thank Heather G
Reviewed April 11, 2017

Driving along the river in Maclean it was awesome to see Dolphins in the river. many vessels of all makes using the river which was great to see.

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Reviewed March 13, 2017 via mobile

There are so many wonderful places to see and visit when you come to the Clarence. The jazz cruise from Yamba on Sundays is excellent. You can hop on at Yamba at 11am or in Iluka at 11.45. Then there is the Alpaca Farm at...More

Thank Shazza784
Reviewed March 1, 2017

The Clarence River is the best river I have ever seen. It is so peaceful and there are views of it wherever you go. It is certainly a sight to be seen.

Thank Janet T
Reviewed November 19, 2016

This river is amazingly wide with limited traffic. Take in a sunset from the Maclean RSL looking over the river, a peaceful experience.

1  Thank Ned60Brisbane
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