Our pet friendly motel.

Introducing our host dog, Penny, who will be happy to see you when you come to visit us here in our pet friendly motel here in  Urunga on your holiday to the North Coast of New South Wales. The polished wooden floorboards in our motel rooms make for a lovely stay in our pet-friendly motel. Pop over to the cafe to try our coffee. You won’t be disappointed. Drop in on your way to Coffs Harbour. We look forward to seeing you. Happy...

read more

Endangered squirrel glider has a new chance

Endangered squirrel glider has a new chance

This beautiful little squirrel glider has a second chance at life with our great Wires volunteers who will feed him round the clock till he recovers from injuries sustained by a cat. We are very lucky that our motel in Urunga is the meeting place where volunteers hand over injured animals    

read more

Farewell to our mosaic artists

Farewell to our mosaic artists

It was great to have Christine Stewart staying here while she was teaching a 5 day course on Mosaic with Fused Art Glass. I was lucky enough to get a look at the participant’s work at the Urunga Hall.  It was a great set up with Christine’s mini kilns set up around the walls and lots of space and light for everyone. I definitely want to have a go at some of the glassware . Check out Christine’s website at http://glassoffire.com/  You might be lucky enough to secure a place in her next course in...

read more

Urunga Boardwalk by Ruth Fahey

Urunga Boardwalk by Ruth Fahey

Great photo of Urunga Boardwalk from Ruth Fahey photography taken last Friday. The boardwalk is a great favourite with our guests as it is a wonderful way of seeing the lagoon, the River and the beach. And it’s only 600 metres from the motel. I’ve got to get down there more...

read more

On Transit of Venus Day Joe came in for coffee and he sent me this photo.  He edited it as a pencil sketch. It looks south from the Urunga Board Walk. Nunguu Mirral is in the centre, it is an Aboriginal sacred site of the Gumbaynggir people.  Thanks so much Joe.

read more

Perfect poached egg

Perfect poached egg

  For our guest Charlene who asked how we made our perfect poached eggs.  The perfect poached egg starts with a happy chook . Meet Dora the explorer.  Then using a small bowl crack the egg so that you can see the 2 different kinds of egg white. I use a small electric skillet to boil a couple of inches of water.  As soon as it is boiling I add vinegar and turn the frypan off.  Gently, gently transfer the egg from the bowl to the water.  Cover with a glass lid and wait patiently. This is a slow cooked egg which gives you that yummy...

read more