Nambucca Heads is located on the Mid North Coast of New South Wales, north of the Nambucca River and in close proximity to the Pacific Highway. Many people choose to spend their holidays or retirement in Nambucca Heads because of its warm weather. The town boasts beaches and views of the Nambucca River meeting the sea. Gordon Park Rainforest and Nature Walks, a rainforest preservation in the middle of a residential development, is a popular destination because of its botanical treasures. During October, motor enthusiasts head to Nambucca Heads for Show and Shine, an annual festival showcasing motorcycles displayed along Bowra Street.