Coffs Harbour Attractions
Attractions in Coffs Harbour
Coffs Harbour is a great place to relax, breathe in fresh sea air and discover something new.
The town is home to many scenic beaches where you can swim, surf, kayak and enjoy other water activities including boating and fishing. Popular beaches include Diggers Beach, Jetty Beach and Park Beach. Swim with dolphins at Dolphin Marine Magic and meet more sea life at the Solitary Islands Aquarium.
Several nature reserves and national parks can be found in the region offering rainforest walks and plenty of scenic locations to picnic. Coastal walks are a great way to take in the natural beauty of the Coffs Harbour area. Follow the Look At Me Now Headland Walk and Solitary Islands Coastal Walk which feature stunning views over local beaches and panoramic vistas out to the ocean.
The Big Banana, Australia’s original and most-famous ‘big thing’, offers plenty of family-friendly activities, including ice skating, a water park and laser tag. The iconic attraction also gives visitors an insight into the history of bananas and local farming processes.
0.7km (return) - 0.5 hour (each way) - Easy difficulty
Look At Me Now Headland walk is a short, easy walking route with fabulous scenic views far out to sea, a lookout and beach access. Keep ...
26km (return) - 3 hour (each way) - Medium difficulty
Immerse yourself in this remote landscape and spend the day exploring on your mountain bike. Just a short drive from Coffs Harbour, you'l...
Ulidarra National Park truly is a hidden gem. Just west of Coffs Harbour on the NSW Mid North Coast, you'll find majestic forests, vibrant birdlife, coastal views, 4WD trails and a network of mountain...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/ulidarra-national-park
Looking for something to do with the kids, far away from the holiday crowds? Then pack a picnic and head to Bindarray picnic area, where you'll find a relaxing place to picnic on the banks of the spar...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/bindarri-national-park/bindarray-picnic-area/picnic-bbq
At Moonee Beach Nature Reserve, the rare and unique thrive: endangered bats roost in seaside caves, pockets of coastal rainforest thrive and pandanus trees flourish. Threatened and uncommon plant comm...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/moonee-beach-nature-reserve
60km (one way) - 96 hour
You'll be hard pressed to find a longer or more beautiful walk on the east coast of NSW. The Solitary Islands coastal walk links a string of idyllic golden beaches, r...
When you need a city escape, gather the crew and set sail for The Basin picnic area, nestled in the bush on the eastern shores of West Head in Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park. Accessed by walking trac...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/ku-ring-gai-chase-national-park/the-basin-picnic-area/picnic-bbq
Long before the island was connected to the shore, certain Gumbaynggirr peple were the only ones permitted to venture here. They came to collect muttonbirds for food, protected for their survival by a...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/muttonbird-island-nature-reserve/muttonbird-island-outdoor-learning-space/aboriginal-site
Bongil picnic area, on the banks of Bonville creek is great spot to kick back and relax. This grassy clearing is surrounded by tall, pencil-straight blackbutt trees. Enjoy a family picnic under the sh...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/bongil-bongil-national-park/bongil-picnic-area/picnic-bbq