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Grafton

Grafton
Grafton

One of Australia’s most beautiful provincial cities, Grafton is renowned for its Jacaranda trees, graceful old buildings, sporting and cultural facilities, and its
location on the banks of the Clarence River.

As the thriving commercial hub of the Clarence Valley, Grafton has a range of quality accommodation including motels, B&B;'s, self-contained apartments,
hotels and caravan parks. There is great shopping, award-winning restaurants and smorgasbord of entertainment from the many pubs and clubs.
Outdoors, every turn reveals a stunning vista. Manicured gardens glow with seasonal blossoms and, throughout the year, Grafton’s stately streets and
parks host festivals and community celebrations that attract thousands of visitors.

One of Australia’s most majestic waterways, the Clarence River is a dominant feature in Grafton’s landscape and lifestyle. Visitors travel from all over the world to compete in dragon boat, sail, and power boat racing, the Head of the River rowing regatta in December.




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