About Yaraandoo - Yaraandoo Environmental Retreat Ebor NSW
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About Yaraandoo

Yaraandoo is located approximately six hours drive from Sydney and from Brisbane and two hours from Coffs Coast. Yaraandoo is 65 kms east of Armidale and 100 kms west of Coffs Harbour. Yaraandoo is located 500 metres off the beautiful Waterfall Way (Highway 78) and is serviced by fully sealed access roads. Daily air, rail and road services are available from major centres to Armidale and Coffs Harbour. This unique facility is located amongst the World Heritage listed New England National Park and Cathedral Rock National Park and offers state-of-the art accommodation and conference facilities in a peaceful bush style setting.

Yaraandoo enjoys very diverse weather patterns. Situated at an elevation of 1278 metres above sea level, visitors can enjoy a region of special character and a climate much cooler than the coast. Cool moist winters and wet summers (warm days – cool nights). Wet Summers: January mean maximum temperature of 26.7 deg C. Enjoy the comfort of low humidity and cool nights. Cold moist Winters: July mean minimum temperature of 0.2 deg C. Snow is not uncommon. Annual rainfall: 900mm.

Yaraandoo accommodates up to 50 people including overnight travellers, families, corporate and special interest groups and is ideal for conferences, workshops, functions and weddings.

A modern, well equipped facility, Yaraandoo is located in a tranquil setting and offers the ideal setting for that corporate training getaway or social gathering. Surrounded by natural bushland and offering five kilometres of graded interpretive bushwalks, Yaraandoo offers safe access to a wide variety of different habitats and eco-systems.

Evening spotlight tours to observe native wildlife in a natural habitat has proven extremely popular with children and international visitors.

Yaraandoo showcases how a modern holiday and training facility can operate in harmony with its environment.

Ebor Falls
Ebor Falls
New England National Park
New England National Park


  • Aussie Host, Better Business Program
  • Green Globe 21
  • National Eco Tourism Accreditation Program


  • 2005 National Telstra Business Awards
  • 2002 State Tourism Award for National Eco-Tourism Excellence
  • 2000 National award for Environmental Design