Description

Iluka is a small village at the mouth of the Clarence River in New South Wales, Australia. It is situated directly across the river from the resort town of Yamba. At the 2016 census, Iluka had a population of 1,718 people. The town's name is derived from an aboriginal word meaning "near the sea". It has long beaches on the ocean side of the river. It is reached by turning off the Pacific Highway approximately 20 kilometres north of Maclean. As Iluka is a popular tourist destination its population increases slightly in the holiday season with many Gold Coasters in the summer and Victorians in the winter.

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Around Iluka NSW 2466


Our Picks on what to Do in Iluka NSW

Clarence River Ferries

Iluka Nature Reserve

Iluka Markets

Iluka Craft Shop

Iluka Bluff Lookout

Iluka Beach

Our Picks on where to Stay in Iluka NSW

Iluka Beach Holiday

Iluka Motel NSW

Anchorage Holiday Park

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Our Picks on what to Eat in Iluka NSW

The Laneway Cafe Iluka

Sumth'n Tastee On Charles

Sedgers Reef Hotel

Shopping in Iluka NSW

Community Services  


Clarence River Visitor Information Centre
Grafton Regional Gallery and Clarence Valley Visitor Information Centre, 158 Fitzroy Street,
GRAFTON WEST NSW 2460

Clarence Valley Council (Maclean Office)
50 River St,
MACLEAN NSW 2463

Iluka Police Station NSW
Spencer Street,
ILUKA NSW 2466

Iluka Library NSW
Duke Street,
ILUKA NSW 2466

Location Information 

  • Elevation: 3 m
  • Population: 1,718
  • State electorate(s): Clarence
  • Federal Division(s): Page
  • Population information is based on 2016 Census data.
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Travel To  

Evans Head NSW 2473 (63.1 km, 50 mins)
Yamba NSW 2464 (39 km, 35 mins)
Acknowledgement of Country

Iluka NSW is located on the following Aboriginal Nation/s.

poidb.com 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.