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Coffs Harbour is a great holiday destination , some great eating places down on the Mariner......Lattitude 30 is a must visit.......I must trip is also into the rainforest.....behind Coffs Harbour.
Chris H. 4 Apr 2015
i love coffs nice weather and a great place to holiday
pepe b. 21 Nov 2015

Captivating Coffs Harbour

Nestled in a unique position in northern New South Wales, Coffs Harbour sits between the majestic Aussie east coast with its unrivalled beaches, and the lush valleys bordering the Great Dividing Range. Which means that for sun, sand and surf (and giant bananas), there is no better place in the country than Coffs Harbour.

Coffs, as the locals call it, is the kind of place where you can do as much or as little as you like. Discover a hidden treasure trove of natural splendour in the Coffs Harbour Botanic Garden, take a boat cruise from the harbour and come across the majestic lighthouse perched atop the rocky outcrop of South Solitary Island, or just chill out as you cruise along the Coffs Harbour coast – beer in hand – on the Spirit of Coffs Harbour.


10. Dorrigo National Park One of Australia’s most accessible World Heritage-listed rainforests. Take the Wonga Walk down to the Crystal Shower Falls. 5. Butterfly House Maze Witness the intriguing metamorphosis of the humble butterfly at this unique exhibit, then flutter your way along to the tearoom for an afternoon cappuccino.
9. Diggers Beach Learn to surf or just relax by the waves on this popular beach. 4. Coffs Coast Camels For something a bit more adventurous than just lazing on the sand, jump on the back of a camel for a gleeful ride down Boambee Beach.
8. Coffs Harbour Regional Museum Be ready to take notes as you learn all about the history of Coffs. 3. Banana Coast Divers Whether you’re learning to scuba or exploring the underwater depths on your own, the Coffs’ coast is a fantastic place for a dive.
7. National Marine Science Centre’s Aquarium From vibrant clownfish to drifting sea urchins, this aquarium is as aesthetically pleasing as it is educational. 2. The Clog Barn For Coffs Harbour’s own Dutch village, come and watch bona fide wooden clogs being made by the pros.
6. Pet Porpoise Pool Swim with the dolphins, get kissed by a seal or just feed the little blue penguins at Australia’s most interactive marine park. 1. The Big Banana It’s been one of Australia’s most famous ‘big’ landmarks for 40 years. Cameras to the ready, people…


  • Kick back with a drink and watch the regatta at the annual Pittwater to Coffs Yacht Race in early January.
  • To see some local talent in filmmaking, you’ll be reeling at the ShortSharp Film Festival in July.
  • Frock up and trot your way over to the racing club for the annual Coffs Cup Carnival in August.
  • For a relaxing day of wine and jazz, bebop your way to the Bellingen Jazz Festival each August.
  • Take plenty of spare coins to September’s Coffs Harbour International Busker’s Festival.


  • Coffs enjoys a humid subtropical climate, which means it’s pretty warm all year round.
  • February and March tend to be the wettest months, but are still great times to visit.
  • The driest time in Coffs is between July and October, when the sun just keeps shining and the temperatures average a very pleasant 22ºC (72ºF).

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  • There are three different bus companies running regular buses through Coffs Harbour.
  • Shuttle buses (and plenty of taxis) link the airport to the city.
  • The best way to see the sights in the wider region would have to be by car, so rent one and get exploring!

Attractions in Coffs Harbour

A small coastal city in New South Wales, Coffs Harbour is one of the premier and most desirable destinations to commune with Australia's remarkable biodiversity. From National Parks and reserves, to marine parks with colorful underwater ecosystems, Coffs Harbour has it all. While fauna and flora draw tens of thousands of tourists to the region every year, the most conspicuous monument in Coffs Harbour is the Big Banana. The first in Australia's now-famous collection of mammoth landmarks, Big Banana was built in 1964 to drum up publicity for a banana plantation. Other points of interest in the city of 70,000 include the Regional Botanic Garden, Mangrove Boardwalk and Emerald Beach. The inherent natural beauty of National Parks like Bongil Bongil, Juney Juluum, Yuraygir, Ulidarra, Bindarri and Nymboi-Binderay is the bread and butter of Coffs Harbour tourism however. Solitary Islands Marine Park and Hayden Dent Nature Reserve are also popular destinations in the area.

  • Big Banana
  • Regional Botanic Garden
  • The Promenade
  • Mangrove Boardwalk
  • Emerald Beach


  • Bongil Bongil National Park
  • Cascade National Park
  • Juney Juluum National Park
  • Ulidarra National Park
  • Yuraygir National Park

Restaurants and Nightlife

  • Cafe Bellissimo
  • Seafood Mama's
  • Foreshores Cafe
  • Scoffs
  • The Village Restaurant
  • Coffs Hotel
  • The Plantation Hotel
  • Seaview Tavern
  • Diggers Tavern
  • Moonee Beach Tavern


Coffs Harbour has a humid subtropical/oceanic climate, with mild winters and warm summers.

  • Summer (December to February) 17-26°C
  • Fall (March to May) 11-26°C
  • Winter (June to September) 7-21°C
  • Spring (October to November) 13-25°C

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Hotels in Coffs Harbour

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From US$71

1 Sanctuary Resort Motor Inn

4 stars
3.6 / 5 13 reviews

250 Pacific Highway Map

Holidaymakers looking for cosy spaces located within convenient access to Coffs Harbour attractions find suitable base at Sanctuary Resort Motor Inn. Guests at this contemporary hotel can take... More

on way to gold coast
motel was in a good spot not much noise needs a refurb but was clean and comfortable someone parked in our room parking space and we had to park on the other side of building would stay again as a...
22 Nov 2015
From US$96

2 BreakFree Aanuka Beach Resort Coffs Harbour

4 stars
3.6 / 5 55 reviews

11 Firman Drive Map

Set in a picturesque idyllic setting, BreakFree Aanuka Beach Resort Coffs Harbour makes for an ideal haven of relaxation and recreation while in Coffs Harbour. This beachfront tropical style resort... More

A happy find
The tropical village ambiance of the resort was a delight, and the amenities (especially the private beach) and food made for a memorably happy stay.
26 Oct 2015
From US$61

3 Royal Palms Motor Inn

3 stars
3.9 / 5 23 reviews

87 Park Beach Road Map

Royal Palms Motor Inn is a family-run accommodation that offers holidaymakers convenient access to Coffs Harbour's attractions and sites. Vacationers can enjoy various outdoor and water activities... More

Great stopover on way from Sydney to QLD
Nice spacious room, clean, tidy and comfortable. Free WiFi was a bonus! Would recommend as a great stopover or for a visit to Coffs Harbour.
11 Jan 2016
From US$49

4 Surf Beach Motel Coffs Harbour

3 stars
4.0 / 5 17 reviews

25 Ocean Parade Map

Surf Beach Motel Coffs Harbour makes for a fitting base for travellers seeking a relaxing holiday in this side of New South Wales to self-contained spaces located near the beach. Holidaymakers at... More

Geat overnight stay could stay for a week
Parking signs have improved out of site but every one should be advised where they can park clearly when are booking in. They should advise no parking in allocated locations only. If no parking...
24 Jan 2016
From US$108

5 Smugglers On The Beach

4 stars
4.0 / 5 7 reviews

36 Sandy Beach Road Map

Nestled amongst tropical gardens and offering luxurious accommodation, the Smugglers On The Beach Coffs Harbour Hotel is a perfect place to relax in serenity. GeneralBusiness travellers will... More

Good value family spot
Clean and neat self contained complex. Rooms quite spacious and well appointed. Staff were very helpful and courteous and can't speak more highly about them. Pool and BBQ area is great spot to hang...
20 Jan 2015
From US$74

6 Dolphin Sands Holiday Cabins

3 stars
2.3 / 5 3 reviews

16 Prince Street Map

Offering self-contained spaces within easy access to the beach, Dolphin Sands Holiday Cabins makes for an ideal base for holidaymakers visiting the coastal city Coffs Harbour. Aside from hitting... More

Holidaying on central coast
Accommodation is in need of upgrade. Very tired. Bathroom - paint peeling, mould on bottom of shower door. Plants growing in gutters on roofs. Would not recommend this place.
25 Aug 2015
From US$68

7 Comfort Inn Big Windmill

3 stars
4.4 / 5 14 reviews

168 Pacific Highway South Map

Offering comfortable accommodation and convenient facilities, Comfort Inn Big Windmill Coffs Harbour is an ideal place to reside, while visiting Coffs Harbour. GeneralThis property offers small... More

Comfortable accommodation for travelling holiday.
Basic accommodation. Comfortable with reasonable facilities.
2 Jan 2016
From US$102

8 BEST WESTERN Zebra Motel

3 stars
4.5 / 5 2 reviews

27 Grafton Street Map

Offering hospitable and attentive service, BEST WESTERN Zebra Motel Coffs Harbour makes for a welcoming base to vacationers visiting the holiday coast of New Sough Wale. This Coffs motel places art... More

From US$134

9 Novotel Coffs Harbour Pacific Bay Resort

4 stars
3.6 / 5 8 reviews

Pacific Hwy and Bay Drive Map

Rate includes Breakfast

With a beachfront location, Novotel Pacific Bay Resort Coffs Harbour is framed by ocean, mountains, natural forest and banana plantations. General The hotel offers conference centre featuring... More

I was attending a yearly Conference of JIV Club attended by members from Australia New Zealand & U S A. Meet a few old friends and had 2 games of golf . Most enjoyable.
9 Nov 2015
From US$70

10 Matador Motor Inn

3 stars
3.0 / 5 2 reviews

Cnr Pacific Highway And Albany St Map

Travellers looking for a comfortable base in this picturesque coastal city in New Sotuh Wales find strategic starting point at the inviting spaces of Matador Motor Inn. Holidaymakers at this Coffs... More

Great for an overnight, budget stay
Stayed here for one night as we were on a road trip. Sue who greeted us was very friendly. She took the time to show us the room (never had this happened before with our motel stay experiences) and...
5 Jan 2016
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