Sitting on a bend of the mighty Clarence River is the town of Grafton in the New South Wales Northern Rivers region. Known as the Jacaranda City, the town comes to life in spring each year when the tree lined streets bloom into a brilliant haze of purple. The Clarence River is the lifeblood of the community with fishing, agriculture and tourism being important components to the areas economy. If you follow the river downstream you will come to beautiful little towns like Ulmarra and Maclean, ending at the mouth of the river in Yamba. Upstream you will find the little village of Copmanhurst, surrounded by gorgeous green farmland and bush. If you’re staying in region then take the time to explore the picturesque surrounds in a vehicle from Budget Car Hire who operate at South Grafton.
Corner Pacific Highway and Hunter Street South Grafton, NSW 2460
An ideal drive for visitors to the area is about a half hour out of town to the village of Ulmarra. With immaculately kept colonial era buildings which nowadays house cafes, craft shops and several antique stores are wonderful to browse through. The majestic Commercial Hotel is a place where you can enjoy a drink while enjoying the view of the river. This tiny town is nestled between the Pacific Highway and the banks of the Clarence River with a ferry operating just north of town which can take you across where you can drive back to Grafton via a scenic country road.
Budget Car Hire Grafton are located on the corner of Hunter Street and the Pacific Highway just as you come into South Grafton when heading north. With the train line serviced by Countrylink and a coach terminal both within walking distance it is an ideal location to pick up a car if you are a traveler arriving via bus or train. Book with Skedaddle for the best price guarantee on your car hire with our competitive comparison service.