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.

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  1. Jetty Memorial Theatre

    Jetty Memorial Theatre

    The Jetty Memorial Theatre serves as an important arts hub and performance space for the Coffs Harbour region. A listed, heritage building with a rich local history, the refurbished theatre offers...

  2. Bindarray picnic area

    Bindarray picnic area

    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...

  3. Muttonbird Island Outdoor learning space

    Muttonbird Island Outdoor learning space

    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...

  4. Diggers Beach

    Diggers Beach

    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...

  5. Coffs Harbour City Gallery

    Coffs Harbour City Gallery

    The gallery has a very flexible exhibiting space of 200 square metres and presents a diverse programme of historical and contemporary exhibitions designed for the enjoyment and education of the...

  6. Bongil Bongil National Park

    Bongil Bongil National Park

    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,...

  7. Forest Sky Pier

    Forest Sky Pier

    The Forest Sky Pier is located at Sealy Lookout, within Bruxner Park Flora Reserve, Orara East State Forest - only five kilometres from Coffs Harbour. The Forest Sky Pier offers the visitor an...

  8. Elite 1 Paintball

    Elite 1 Paintball

    Elite 1 Paintball is the newest paintball field on the Mid North Coast of New South Wales.

    They are located approximately 10 minutes or 10 kilometres south of Coffs Harbour just...

  9. Solitary Islands Marine Park

    Solitary Islands Marine Park

    The Solitary Islands Marine Park is the third largest marine protected area in New South Wales. It covers a total area of 71,000 hectares and extends along 75 kilometres of coast, from Coffs...

  10. Toormina Gardens Shopping Centre

    Toormina Gardens Shopping Centre

    For everybody everyday, Toormina Gardens is your local shopping destination that always delivers convenience, choice and value because only Toormina Gardens offers Coles, Kmart and Woolworths all...

  11. Coffs Harbour Butterfly House

    Coffs Harbour Butterfly House

    The tranquil Coffs Harbour Butterfly House is an indoor tropical habitat for around 300 live Australian butterflies and offers visitors the opportunity to "Get Close to Nature" and perhaps have a...

  12. North Coast Regional Botanic Garden

    North Coast Regional Botanic Garden

    The North Coast Regional Botanic Garden is renowned for its natural bushland as well as exotic species. Wheelchair accessible paths and board walks lead to garden sections featuring rare and...

  13. Dolphin Marine Magic

    Dolphin Marine Magic

    Dolphin Marine Magic is famous for its activities and exhibits, where guests enjoy many options for a fun filled experience.

    Dolphin Marine Magic is the only zoological park in...

  14. End Peak walking track

    End Peak walking track

    If you're looking to experience nature and get away from it all for a few hours, End Peak walking track is for you. A short drive from Coffs Harbour, and within moments you'll be surrounded by a...

  15. The Big Banana

    The Big Banana

    The Big Banana is Australia's original and most famous 'Big Thing'. No trip along The Coffs Coast is complete without a stop!

    The Big Banana Fun Park now boasts a brand new Water...

  16. Carobana Confectionery

    Carobana Confectionery

    Carobana Confectionery is Coffs Harbour's own confectionery factory, family owned and operated since 1980. Carob and honeycomb are their main products, but they stock a large range of other sweets...

  17. Rainforest walk

    Rainforest walk

    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, following under the cool canopy of...

  18. Arrawarra-Corindi Beach

    Arrawarra-Corindi Beach

    The southern end, on Arrawarra Headland Road, provides access to Arrawarra Headland Reserve. The reserve boasts facilities including picnic tables, toilets, beach shower, and a gravel boat ramp....

  19. Emerald Beach

    Emerald Beach

    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...

  20. Jetty Beach

    Jetty Beach

    Jetty Beach is a protected beach which is popular with both locals and tourists alike, especially families. Where the green meets the gold you will find the Jetty Foreshores Park. The park has...

  21. Clog Barn at Coffs Harbour

    Clog Barn at Coffs Harbour

    Experience the colour and charm of Holland without leaving Coffs Harbour, at the Clog Barn. You can even see clogs being made

    Take a delightful stroll around the miniature model...

  22. RD Opal Centre

    RD Opal Centre

    Located in the scenic coastal town of Coffs Harbour on the NSW Mid-North Coast, RD Opal Centre is one of Australia's longest running and best known opal gemstone and jewellery stores...

  23. Bonville Creek

    Bonville Creek

    You don't need to be an experienced paddler to enjoy Bonville Creek. While close to the thriving holiday village of Sawtell, paddling this tranquil waterway will make you feel you're a million...

  24. Moonee Creek canoe route

    Moonee Creek canoe route

    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 the first marine park to be created in New...

  25. Coffs Coast State Park

    Coffs Coast State Park

    Famous for year-round sunny weather, Coffs Coast State Park is perfect for a relaxing summer holiday or warm winter retreat. Coffs Coast State Park boasts beautiful beaches, foreshores, estuaries...

  26. Sapphire Beach

    Sapphire Beach

    Just north of Coffs Harbour, there are a few access points to the beach - take Sapphire Beach exit and access it via Crystal Waters drive, which offers playground facilities, parking and beach...

  27. South Solitary Lighthouse

    South Solitary Lighthouse

    South Solitary Lighthouse was considered the most isolated on the New South Wales coast. It was the first and the last New South Wales lighthouse to use kerosene.

    South Solitary...

  28. Pine Creek State Forest

    Pine Creek State Forest

    Pine Creek State Forest is located outside Coffs Harbour and is a great example of today's ecologically sustainable forest management practices.
    Pine Creek State Forest is a forest with...

  29. Look At Me Now Headland walk

    Look At Me Now Headland walk

    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 your fingers crossed for a breaching whale during winter and...

  30. The Cove Miniature Golf Course

    The Cove Miniature Golf Course

    The Cove Miniature Golf Course is an Australiana themed 18 hole miniature golf course. The course is natural grass and each hole is themed individually based on various Australian themes such as...

  31. Orara East State Forest

    Orara East State Forest

    Orara East State Forest is located within a short drive of Coffs Harbour and incorporates Bruxner Park Flora Reserve and Sealy Lookout. It's part of the amazing State Forests of the Coffs Coast....

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