2019 DNC Regional Tourism Award Winners

2019 North Coast Regional Tourism Awards

Co-hosted by Kempsey Shire Council the Regional Tourism Awards were held in South West Rocks on August 1st, 2019.

Destination North Coast congratulates all winners, place getters and finalists (see full list) and look forward to the celebrations continuing at the NSW State Tourism Awards in Sydney in November. Well done to all.

Festivals and Events

Gold: Eat the Street Lismore

Cultural Tourism

Gold: Hello Koalas Sculpture Trail

Specialised Tourism Services

Gold: Blue Ginger Picnics

Business Event Venues

Gold: Elements of Byron

Destination Marketing

Gold: Coffs Harbour City Council


Gold: Vision Walks – Eco Tours

Adventure Tourism

Gold: Coffs Coast Surf Tours

Caravan and Holiday Parks

Gold: Reflections Holiday Parks Seal Rocks

Hosted Accommodation

Gold: Telegraph Retreat Cottages

Self-Contained Accommodation

Gold: Riverside Holiday Resort Urunga

Standard Accommodation

Gold: The Observatory Holiday Apartments

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Tourism

Gold: Wajaana Yaam Gumbaynggirr Adventure Tours

New Tourism Business

Gold: Table Under A Tree

Excellence in Accessible Tourism

Gold: Riverside Holiday Resort Urunga

Hall of Fame Inductees

Tourist Attractions – Sealy Lookout, Orara East State Forest

Ecotourism – Byron Bay Eco Cruises