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.
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
If you love walking along wild and untamed beaches, then Bongil Beach in Bongil Bongil National Park is the place to be. Nestled between Bongil picnic area in the north and Bundagen Headland to the so...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/bongil-bongil-national-park/bongil-beach/swim-surf
Mullaway Beach and Headland sit in a sleepy hamlet that's highly regarded among fishermen. Whether you spend your time at Mullaway fishing, swimming or bodyboarding, you're bound to feel instantly wel...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/coffs-coast-regional-park/mullaway-beach-and-headland/swim-surf
3km (one way) - 3 hour - Easy difficulty
What could be more relaxing than a day paddling, kayaking or canoeing in Moonee Creek? This estuary is part of Solitary Islands Marine Park which was ...
Food and wine is such an important part of any holiday, and along the North Coast of New South Wales, The Legendary Pacific Coast offers up some of the State's best produce. From the lush hinterl...pacificcoast.com.au/itineraries-and-trails/experience-trails/food-and-wine-farmers-gate-journey/
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 ...
The ever-popular Diggers Beach is perfectly located for tourists - right across the road from Coffs Harbour's Big Banana. Wide and sheltered, Diggers makes for a lovely wind-free beach walk. It's not ...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/coffs-coast-regional-park/diggers-beach/swim-surf
0.4km (one way) - 0.5 hour
Few rainforest walks are as easily accessible as this lovely walk found in Coramba Nature Reserve. An easy 400m (one way) walk will take you down to Orara River, fo...
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
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