The Northern Rivers stretches from the mighty Clarence River up to Tweed Heads on the Queensland border and out to the foothills of the Great Dividing Range. Discover the endless stretch of Pacific Coast beaches that gave birth to the Australian surfing legend, lush rolling countryside dotted with quaint and quirky townships, rugged cattle country, mystical rainforests and deep river gorges disappearing up into the mountains. Offering diverse holiday experiences, you can laze on a sun-drenched beach, go bushwalking through pristine rainforests, explore picturesque scenery along winding country roads, hunt for antiques and quirky treasures at sleepy villages and country
The Casino Folk Museum has an amazing collection of photographs, artefacts and machinery, with a focus on local history of the Casino district. The friendly volunteers will be happy to show you around. The Casino and District Historical Society was formed in 1965 with the aim of preserving all aspects of Australian culture, local Aboriginal and settler artefacts and implements, tools of the trade, furniture, newspapers, photographs, diaries and much more. Group bookings are most welcome and morning tea can be provided at a small cost.
Come and take a flight of a lifetime. Their professional helicopter pilots are eager to showcase the unique beauty that Byron Bay, Ballina and the greater northern rivers has to offer. Picturesque rainforest, miles of sandy beaches and marine life, such as dolphins, rays and turtles are commonly sighted, while during the winter months, humpback whales can be seen as they migrate north. Air T and G offers services including helicopter tours, flight training/flight reviews, aerial film/photography, surveys and general hire. Owned and operated by two experienced pilots, Tim Latimer and Georgie Bagshaw. Tim has been instructing for eight years
Bundjalung National Park is located between Evans Head and Iluka. A vast area of coastal plain, heath land and solitary beaches, a unique feature of this national park is the coffee rock formations along the beach in the northern part of the park. Other features include the Jerusalem Creek Peninsula, freshwater lagoons, mangrove mudflats and rare rainforests at Woody Head. The Esk River starts and finishes in this park. The beaches (unpatrolled) suit surfing, fishing, canoeing and swimming. Four wheel drive beach access is available from Shark Bay to south of Black Rocks (no access to the Black Rocks camping
In the 1930s the original band hall was built with a plain appearance. The first mural was painted by Rodney Mark and featured a laughing kookaburra, comical cows and musical notes. The Band Hall is a thriving community facility, with many families and children having performed and practice inside the hall. Overtime the first murals became tarnished and rather than be painted over entirely in plain design, in 2008, the Band Hall was repainted by Member for Clarence Steve Cansdell and his team of volunteers. The new design was kept as close as possible to the original. With picturesque views
Situated on the corner of Centre and Walker Streets Casino is the Hotel Cecil. The Hotel Cecil is right in the Heart of town so come on down and meet the friendly staff or visit the Cecil''s Drive through Bottle shop. Formally the Imperial Hotel, the Cecil was moved in 1901 from the corner of North and Walker Streets. The building was cut in sections and moved by Bullock teams to its current location. It is now named The Hotel Cecil. Featuring Sophie''s Restaurant and Backroom Bar and Beats, the Hotel Cecil is your local family hotel.