Natural beauty and fun attractions draw families and adventurers to Coffs Harbour, a coastal city on the mid North Coast of NSW. Enjoy gorgeous beaches, water sports, adventure sports including skydiving, scuba diving and game fishing, and friendly encounters with animals.
You'll find plenty of accommodation options, many near a beach. Amble along the Jetty Strip at the bottom of Harbour Drive and choose from a delicious range of restaurants and cafes. You can walk across a marina breakwater to Muttonbird Island Nature Reserve for spectacular views.
The Solitary Island Marine Park is a haven for marine creatures including whales during their annual migration between May and November. This beautiful marine park includes scenic estuaries, beaches and headlands. At Solitary Islands Aquarium, marvel at colourful clownfish and venomous lionfish. In the Butterfly House, you can walk among hundreds of butterflies.
The green hillsides around the town are the perfect backdrop for the Big Banana, one of Australia's most visited and iconic big things. The kids will love the amusement rides at the Big Banana Fun Park, including water slides, a thrilling tobogganing ride and a candy-making kitchen.