Coffs Harbour


Marvellous attractions

From dolphins and butterflies to beaches and water sports, Coffs Harbour is teeming with great attractions and perfect for family holidays and adventurers. Visit the iconic Big Banana and explore Solitary Islands Marine Park, a haven for turtles, corals and whales.

  • Humpback Whale, Coffs Harbour
  • Couple enjoying a day out at The Big Banana in Coffs Harbour.

About Coffs Harbour

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.

Family on Coffs Harbour jetty, Coffs Coast

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.

You can also explore the amazing underwater world with Jetty Dive and during whale-watching season, take a cruise boat to see majestic humpbacks at play.

Whale watching, Coffs Coast

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.

Fly into Coffs Harbour Airport

Coffs Harbour Airport is located 4 km from Coffs Harbour’s town centre. Use the shuttle bus and taxi services at the front of the terminal to make the short journey north. Alternatively, rent a car from the hire services available at the airport and explore the region at your own pace.

Direct flights operate to and from Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane. There are four operators servicing the region - QantasLink, Tigerair, Virgin Australia and Fly Corporate


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