Just an hour west of Coffs Harbour along the delightful Waterfall Way driving route, Dorrigo is on the doorstep of the World Heritage-listed Dorrigo National Park. Enjoy spectacular lookouts, enchanting waterfalls and exhilarating walks in the beautiful rainforest on the North Coast of NSW.

The town is a great base for exploring the many splendid natural attractions. You'll find a number of accommodation options including retreats, a bed and breakfast federation home, self-contained cottages, the Commercial Hotel and and the Heritage Hotel Motel, a heritage-listed hotel built in 1925.

Dorrigo Dangar Falls - Dorrigo National Park

Dorrigo Rainforest Centre is the perfect place to begin your discovery of the ancient World Heritage wilderness and its wonderful bushwalking trails and many intriguing animals including lyrebirds, a native bird with the ability to imitate almost any sound. The Skywalk lookout is breathtaking.

A popular annual event is the three-day Dorrigo Folk and Bluegrass Festival. With plenty of trout in the streams, the eight-month trout fishing season begins in October. Among the various tours in the Coffs Harbour region is a two-day Dorrigo trail bike adventure with Coffs Harbour Detour.

Coffs Harbour Airport

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 - QantasLinkTigerairVirgin Australia and Fly Corporate


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  1. Caricatures You Have Known

    Thursday 22 March 2018 to Sunday 25 March 2018 , Coffs Harbour

    Coffs Harbour's Bunker Cartoon Gallery's exhibition Caricatures You Have Known is especially selected from the Bunker's own collection, where you can revisit some familiar faces and meet a few new ones.…

    22 Mar - 25 Mar
  2. Twilight Food Market - Coffs Harbour

    Friday 23 March 2018 to Friday 27 April 2018 , Coffs Harbour

    The Twilight Food Market is open every Friday (weather permitting) during NSW daylight saving months from October to April. A family friendly food only market, diverse in multicultural cuisine and lots of choices for the kids. Dog friendly…

    23 Mar - 27 Apr
  3. Harbourside Market

    Sunday 25 March 2018 to Sunday 30 December 2018 , Coffs Harbour

    An authentic outdoor market held every Sunday set alongside the Jetty Foreshore and historic jetty in Coffs Harbour. There is a huge range of unique art and craft, fresh local produce, tasty gourmet food and delicious beverages. Their ph…

    25 Mar - 30 Dec
  4. Coffs Harbour Uptown Markets

    Sunday 25 March 2018 to Sunday 06 May 2018 , Coffs Harbour

    The Coffs Harbour Uptown Markets are held every Sunday (rain, hail or shine) under the Castle Street car park. It is the largest all weather markets on the Coffs Coast. There is a large variety of stalls ranging from fresh produce, plant…

    25 Mar - 06 May
  5. Creative Mountain Art Exhibition - Dorrigo

    Event dates to be confirmed: March 2018 , Dorrigo

    The annual Creative Mountain Art Exhibition in Dorrigo is a wonderful presentation of a diverse range of artistic works created by local artists and craft people living on the Dorrigo Plateau. The works exhibited include: painting and dra…

    28 Mar - 23 Apr