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.
Bongil Bongil National Park, south of Coffs Harbour, has plenty to offer, including wild beaches, sweeping coastal views and peaceful streams. The park is popular with locals for a spot of fishing, ei...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/bongil-bongil-national-park
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
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
Emerald Beach is a great destination for a family holiday; just south of Woolgoolga and about 15 minutes north of Coffs Harbour. It's a quieter atmosphere than some of the other beaches along the Coff...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/coffs-coast-regional-park/emerald-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...
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
The Eastern Side lookout is located a short walk from the Muttonbird Island outdoor learning space along a paved walkway. As you're walking along the track to the lookout, on either side of the path y...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/muttonbird-island-nature-reserve/eastern-side-lookout/lookout