Beachside barbecues and picnics
With beautiful beaches and excellent surf, Coffs Harbour is a great destination for a beach holiday and memorable adventures. Relax on soft sand and enjoy breathtaking views, delight in beachside picnics and barbecues, and have fun swimming, surfing or beach fishing.
Delightful beaches in the Coffs Harbour Area
From gorgeous sheltered coves to challenging surf breaks, the Coffs Harbour region has beaches to suit families and adventure seekers. If you're keen to learn to surf, there are accredited surf schools that will have you standing on a surfboard and riding waves in no time.
Many of the beaches along the spectacular coast have excellent facilities, including picnic tables, barbecues, toilets and showers. You'll find plenty of beachside accommodation options too in the mid North Coast region, from resorts and retreats to holiday parks and camping grounds.
Park Beach is Coffs Harbour's main surf beach. A reserve alongside the beach is popular for family picnics and barbecues and the kids will love the play areas. Another popular stretch of sand with families is Jetty Beach, near the marina and Muttonbird Island Nature Reserve.
Diggers Beach is opposite the Big Banana, one of Australia’s iconic big things. South of the town delightful spots include Sawtell Beach, Bongil Bongil National Park, which is great for beach fishing, and Nambucca Heads. Northern beaches include Sapphire, Emerald, Woolgoolga and Corindi.