Urunga is a small town on in the Mid North Coast region of New South Wales, Australia, in Bellingen Shire. It is famous for its surf spots (reefs, beaches and mouth of two rivers). At the 2011 census, Urunga had a population of 3,020. The town is south of Coffs Harbour and Sawtell and north of Nambucca Heads. The place name, Urunga (pronounced Oo-run-ga), is derived from the Gumbaynggir word Yurūnga (pronounced Yu-roon-ga), which is derived from the word for long yurūn in reference to "long white sands".

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Urunga Wetlands Boardwalk

The Honey Place

ArtUrunga - Sculpture In The Park

Our Picks on where to Stay in Urunga NSW

Reflections Holiday Parks Urunga

Award Winning Riverside Holiday Resort Urunga

Kabana Luxury Accommodation

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Embers Woodfired Restaurant

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Rosella Info Cafe

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Community Services  

Waterfall Way Visitor Centre
29 - 31 Hyde Street,

Bellingen Shire Council NSW
33 Hyde Street,

Urunga Police Station NSW
Bellingen Street,

Urunga Library NSW
30 Bonville Street,

Location Information 

  • Population: 3,000
  • State electorate(s): Oxley
  • Federal Division(s): Cowper
  • Population information is based on 2016 Census data.

Travel To  

Coffs Harbour NSW 2450 (27.6 km, 23 mins)
Nambucca Heads NSW 2448 (20.3 km, 20 mins)
Acknowledgement of Country

Urunga NSW is located on the following Aboriginal Nation/s. acknowledges the Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the first inhabitants of the nation and the traditional custodians of the lands where we live, learn and work.