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Things To Do In Coffs Harbour

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  • The activities in Coffs Harbour are not only top-notch, but they won't break the bank. We have 6 things to do here, and you can make them yours starting at just £31. Reserve your favourite excursion on Expedia for a great price, and you'll still have money for a top hotel or luxurious dinner while you're in town.
  • Coffs Harbour is a favourite among travellers similar to you. In fact, a good percentage of travellers can't wait for the next trip to Coffs Harbour to check out local hot spots and explore the best things to do. The top activities can get the interest of even well-versed globetrotters, and that includes savvy visitors like you. Our collection includes a wide array of entertainment and excitement. From Private Standard Car: Coffs Harbour Airport (CFS) that offers the easiest way to get around the area to stimulating ways to check out what's below the water's surface like the Whale Watching on Pacific Explorer, there is a huge selection of selections at your fingertips when you consider all the things you can do here at Expedia.

Our activities are the perfect way to organise your trip. It takes a game plan to fully explore Coffs Harbour, especially when you intend to include trips to museums and outdoor activities. And we know you don't plan to sleep all day遥ou are ready to get out and have an adventure. You're thrilled to sign up for the best activities around, and a quiet day exploring local neighbourhoods is an adventure all its own. Book group tours on Expedia, and leave your map behind.

Things to Do in Coffs Harbour

One of the original Australian holiday destinations, Coffs Harbour lies on the east coast, about halfway between Sydney and Brisbane. Thanks to its history as a centre for tourism, there are plenty of facilities here serving its great beaches, but you won’t find the same sized crowds that you get further along the coast at Byron Bay. There’s rainforest here to explore, long beaches and plenty of sunshine all year round. Visit the historical town of Woolgoolga and see the banana plantations, passing through national parks and past waterfalls along the way.

Areas & Neighbourhoods in Coffs Harbour

The Jetty - Originally built in 1892 to load cedar logs onto departing ships, these days the jetty is more of a tourist attraction with the Jetty Markets a great place to pick up a bargain.

Town Centre - Home to a choice of excellent markets, including the Growers Market, Harbourside Market and Parkbench Market

The Beaches - Park Bench is the main beach in Coffs Harbour but there’s also Coffs Creek just inside the mouth of the harbour, and several others close by.

Solitary Islands - Just off the coast from Coffs Harbour, this marine park is a superb place to go scuba diving.

Things to See in Coffs Harbour

The kitsch Big Banana is exactly what you think it is. It’s a huge plastic banana by the roadside, but it’s also Australia’s original ‘big thing’, many others of which now dot the roads all over this vast nation. It’s a nod to the area’s one time cash crop, bananas, which are still grown at a number of farms. There are also rides and even a real snow slope near this huge yellow fruit. The butterfly house is a slightly more natural attraction, with an indoor rainforest home to hundreds of species. If you love birds, then the shearwater nesting site on Muttonbird Island is your chance to spot these migratory travellers. You can also walk along the creek to the Botanical Gardens.

Things to Do in Coffs Harbour

The beaches at Coffs Harbour are beautiful, and great for swimming. Park Bench is the biggest and most popular but there are some other family beaches near the jetty. Scuba dive out on the Solitary Islands, a marine park just offshore, or take a boat out to spot whales and dolphins that live in these waters. If you want to guarantee some dolphin action, then head to Dolphin Marine Magic where you can get up close and personal. Hunt for bargains in the markets here, there are a few to choose from, or take a scenic helicopter flight out over the harbour.