Tallowood Steiner School is located in the beautiful Nambucca Valley, Mid North Coast NSW, almost exactly half-way between Sydney and Brisbane. The School is only 3km north of the small town of Bowraville, in a picturesque setting overlooking rolling hills.

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Where do our students live?




Nambucca Heads

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Valla Beach

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Valla Rural


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Getting Here

There is a school bus service running to the school from Macksville, via Wirrimbi, every morning and afternoon on school days. Also, school buses from Bowraville, Missabotti, North Arm Road and surrounding areas are available. Children living more than 2.8km from the school are entitled to free travel passes. Passes can be obtained from Transport NSW.

Busways Bus

Busways provides scheduled school bus services between Nambucca Heads and Macksville and from Macksville directly to Tallowood Steiner School. Phone 6568 3012 or visit Busways Coffs Harbour for routes and timetables. Apply for a bus pass at Transport NSW.

Baldwins Bus

Baldwins provides a scheduled school bus service from Argent’s Hill, Buckrabendinni and Missabotti to Bowraville, then onward to Tallowood Steiner School. For more information, routes and timetables please ring 6564 7269.

Tallowood Bus

Our school provides a private bus service to and from school three days per week. Contact the school office on (02) 6564 7224 or admin@tallowood.nsw.edu.au for more information. 

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About the Mid North Coast

The Mid North Coast comprises an area of 17,218 square kilometres, halfway between Sydney and Brisbane.

Lying between the Great Divide and the east coast the landscape is typified by winding rivers that feed lush hinterland, and over one hundred kilometres of pristine beaches. It benefits from a high rainfall and is considered by many to have the most ideal climate in Australia.

Combining some of Australia’s most beautiful coastline, with friendly communities and plenty of business opportunities, gives the Mid North Coast its unique work life balance.

Phone(02) 6564 7224

Address220 Bellingen Road, Bowraville

Office Hours9am-3pm, Mon-Fri during school terms

Our school, staff and students respectfully acknowledge the traditional custodians of the Gumbaynggirr nation on which we live and work. We extend this respect and reverence to all Indigenous Elders across all nations through the world.

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