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Coffs Harbour

Coffs Harbour is home to reef and game fishing, white-water rafting and stunning rainforests waiting to be explored. Beautiful beaches are linked by impressive headlands and all offer magical coastline views.

From the Pacific Ocean to lush subtropical rainforests, there are plenty of outdoor activities such as bushwalking, horse riding, scuba diving, swimming, surfing and snorkelling. Coffs has great shopping, restaurants and favourite attractions like the famous Big Banana, Dolphin Marine Magic, Butterfly House, go-karting and more.

A visit to Coffs Harbour is not complete without a dip in the ocean, try the popular Park Beach, Boambee Beach and Jetty Beach with its breakwall providing calm swimming conditions. If you're looking for a surf try Diggers, Campbells, Sapphire, Moonee, Shelley, Emerald, Fiddamans and Sandy Beach. 

Between late May and early November, thousands of humpback whales migrate north to breed in warmer waters. Catch a cruise from the Coffs Harbour International Marina for a few hours of whale watching out at sea and get a close look at these amazing creatures while at the same time usually seeing a few playful dolphins. Enjoy a dolphin watching cruise throughout summer and all year round visitors are able to play with dolphins at Dolphin Marine Magic.

Snorkelling is possible in many locations along the expansive coastline and superb dive sites are just a short boat ride away. Swim alongside a wide variety of creatures including turtles and tropical fish.

Find out more about Coffs Harbour at visitnsw.com.

Getting to Coffs Harbour

Coffs Harbour is located on the NSW North Coast, approximately 550 kilometres north of Sydney.

The Grafton, Casino and Brisbane XPT trains run daily from Sydney and stop at Coffs Harbour.

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Getting around Coffs Harbour

Local bus operators run regular daily services throughout the region.

There are also taxis, car hire services and bus tours to nearby attractions.

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