From the pristine coastal waters to the east and the glorious hinterland to the north of Northern NSW, Richmond Valley is cradled by world heritage rainforests, steeped in history, adorned with abundant natural beauty and rich in culture - both new and ancient.
Through the awe-inspiring forest clad mountains of the Upper Clarence, meandering river valleys and lush pastures of the alluvial Richmond plains, to the sparkling vista of the Pacific Ocean, the Valley of Surprises awaits your discovery.
Be surprised by Richmond Valley’s old fashioned courtesy while enjoying the timeless tranquility and vast, awe-inspiring vistas of Richmond Valley.
Casino is set in the heart of the Richmond Valley region on the banks of the Richmond River at the junction of the Bruxner Highway and Summerland Way 733 km north of Sydney and 256 km south of Brisbane. With its wide open streets, Art Deco buildings, relaxed, friendly community and exciting potential economic business strategies, Casino is becoming a sought–after place to live, work and play.
Home to the Bundjalung people from ancient times, Casino was a central locus for Aboriginal culture and art, a rich history that continues today.
Casino is renowned for its quality beef production, timber and agriculture and as the rail and freight hub of the far north coast.
Known as the ‘Jewel in the Crown’ of the Richmond Valley, Evans Head boasts long unspoilt beaches, sandy river flats, fantastic fishing and a highly recommended surf break.
One of the coast’s best kept secrets, the laid back fishing and holiday village of Evans Head, offers a myriad of experiences and a variety of options for eating out, activities for children and adults and a range of accommodation catering for all tastes.
Evans Head is surrounded by Bundjalung and Broadwater National Parks, also close to Broadwater National Park which contains similar wilderness, but a larger variety of birdlife.
Broadwater is a quiet oasis where visitors can stop and rest by the Richmond River, browse in the antiques shops or continue on into the Broadwater National Park, which is home to a variety of birdlife and unique wilderness. Broadwater also has top boating and skiing facilities.
Situated at the junction of the Richmond and Wilson Rivers – hence the Aboriginal name ‘meeting of the waters’.
Coraki, the Tea Tree capital of the region, has a quiet charm and genuine hospitality. Boating and water sports abound and there is even a 9 hole golf course.
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