Coffs Harbour is teeming with attractions. You’ll be delighted with the shows at Dolphin Marine Magic and colourful clownfish at Solitary Islands Aquarium. Popular activities include swimming, surfing, sailing, diving and fishing. Enjoy a round of golf at Bonville Golf Resort, one of the world’s most beautiful golf courses.
About the Coffs Harbour region
Coffs Harbour is a paradise of attractions, from thrilling skydives and underwater adventures to dolphin shows and waterfront dining. Nearby you can walk above a rainforest canopy in a World Heritage wilderness.
The coastal city on the North Coast of NSW is at the southern edge of the Solitary Islands Marine Park. Jetty Dive has daily charters for scuba divers to the marine park, a haven for grey nurse sharks, turtles and whales in migrating season.
For fresh seafood, the Jetty Strip of restaurants at the bottom end of Harbour Drive attracts tourists and locals alike. Choose from more than 20 cafés and restaurants in one convenient location.
Meet Bucky and other dolphins at Dolphin Marine Conservation Park, where you can get up close to the playful mammals and enjoy daily shows. The park also has a successful seal breeding program.
The city is well-known for its Big Banana, one of the oldest and most visited ‘big things’ in Australia. The yellow icon celebrates the region’s banana industry and you’ll discover plenty of fun activities at the Big Banana for the young and the young at heart.
Fishing and sailing are popular, too. Other attractions include Butterfly House and Solitary Islands Aquarium, where you can marvel at clownfish. For a bird’s-eye view of the spectacular coast, enjoy a tandem skydive with Coffs Skydivers.
You’ll find plenty of accommodation options in Coffs Harbour. And nearby is the breathtaking Skywalk, a boardwalk above forest canopy in the Dorrigo National Park, part of the Gondwana Rainforests of Australia World Heritage Area.
From Sydney, the drive along the gorgeous Legendary Pacific Coast touring route to Coffs Harbour is six hours. You can also travel by train or fly to Coffs Harbour.