Industry stakeholders from across the Destination North Coast region enjoyed their celebrations at South West Rocks, attending the North Coast Tourism Symposium during the day, followed by the gala event in the evening. 

2019 Destination North Coast Regional Tourism Awards


Caravan and Holiday Parks

Gold: Reflections Holiday Parks Seal Rocks

Silver: BIG4 Great Lakes at Forster-Tuncurry

Bronze: BIG4 Sunshine Resort, South West Rocks

Finalist: Kingscliff Beach Holiday Park

Hosted Accommodation

Gold: Telegraph Retreat Cottages

Self-Contained Accommodation

Gold: Riverside Holiday Resort Urunga

Silver: Macquarie Waters Boutique Apartment Hotel

Standard Accommodation

Gold: The Observatory Holiday Apartments

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Tourism

Gold: Wajaana Yaam Gumbaynggirr Adventure Tours

Silver: Bularri Muurlay Nyanggan Aboriginal Corporation

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

Festivals and Events

Gold: Eat the Street Lismore

Silver: Woolgoolga Curryfest

Bronze: Grafton Jacaranda Festival Inc.

Finalist: Another Tasty Event

Finalist: Volkswagen Spectacular

Cultural Tourism

Gold: Hello Koalas Sculpture Trail

Silver: Wajaana Yaam Gumbaynggirr Adventure Tours

Specialised Tourism Services

Gold: Blue Ginger Picnics

Silver: I Love Bello Shire

Bronze: Arts Mid North Coast Inc

Business Event Venues

Gold: Elements of Byron

Destination Marketing

Gold: Coffs Harbour City Council

Finalist: Clarence Valley Council

Finalist: South West Rocks Country Club


Gold: Vision Walks - Eco Tours

Silver: Koala Preservation Society

Adventure Tourism

Gold: Coffs Coast Surf Tours