Coffs Harbour attractions things to do & see on holiday.
For travellers seeking a holiday full of fun and relaxation, Coffs Harbour and the Coffs Coast offers long strings of sandy beaches, patches of native bushland and pockets of rainforest, coupled with an ever-growing culture hub. With DISCOVER AUSTRALIA's superb selection of exclusive deals on Coffs Harbour holidays, you can be sure to enjoy a full and satisfying escape.
During your holiday to Coffs Harbour you can experience local attractions that kids and adults can both enjoy; visit the Legends Surf Museum and Coffs Harbour City Gallery; wander through the North Coast Botanical Gardens or the Butterfly House; get smooched by a seal at Pet Porpoise Pool; take a photo with the Big Banana; see Australian wildlife up close at Coffs Harbour Zoo; and explore a small Dutch village, windmills and all, at the unusual Clog Barn. For something more relaxing, pick one of the many sweeping beaches; Park Beach has superb swell, Jetty beach is a great place for families who may want to avoid the nudist at Digger Beach; and if you are looking to venture further north you will find Moonee and Emerald Beaches.
If you believe that no holiday is complete without a little retail therapy then you will be happy to discover that The Coffs Coast offers a wealth of shopping experiences; treat yourself at the local Park Beach Plaza, Palms Shopping Centre and the Promenade; the streets of nearby Bellingen are lined with a mix of famous designer names and original arts and crafts; the seaside village of Sawtell offers quality art, vintage and previously loved fashions; and further south the town of Nambucca features a wide variety of stores, cafes and restaurants. While you're out exploring the Coffs Coast, make sure you also sample some of the local food as the Pacific Ocean offers fresh seafood, the hinterlands produces some of the Australia's best beef and the balmy climate makes for the juiciest fruit.
From World Heritage-listed subtropical rainforests to the temperate waters of the Solitary Islands Marine Park, there are plenty of outdoor adventures to fill your holiday with; such as bushwalking, four-wheel driving, scuba diving, surfing, whale watching, fishing, and beach activities. Be sure to visit Muttonbird Island Nature Reserve to view migrating mutton bird families from August to April; seasoned bushwalkers will love spending a day in the largely untouched forests of Bindarri National Park; enjoy the lush vegetation in Bruxner Park Flora Reserve; take a trip up the mountain to the Plateau of Dorrigo; or get your heart beating by riding the wild rapids of the Nymboida River.
With a delightful climate year-round, sunny beaches and a friendly atmosphere, Coffs Harbour is one of NSW's greatest holiday spots, and with DISCOVER AUSTRALIA'S range of easy-to-compare, easy-to-book Holiday Packages, it has never been easier to visit. Exclusive packages give you access to discounted flights and accommodation, so all you have to do is choose the dates you want to travel, and look forward to your hassle-free holiday.
If you and your loved one are overdue for a romantic getaway, take advantage of the ease and convenience of booking a DISCOVER AUSTRALIA Coffs Harbour Luxury Package, which sources the best available rates on both flights and accommodation year-round. Take long romantic walks along Coffs Harbour's many beautiful beaches, savour long meals and cocktails at one of the jetty area's many restaurants and bars, or simply relax in the privacy of your luxury accommodation.
For a delicious foodie getaway, browse online and choose a Coffs Harbour Holiday Package with convenient central accommodation and sample your way through the tastes of this gorgeous coastal region, with exciting international cuisines to delicious modern-Australian dishes and, of course, generous portions of fresh seafood. Splash out on a gourmet restaurant meal one night, and yummy takeaway fish and chips the next; Coffs Harbour has something for every taste, so book a Holiday Package with convenient central accommodation, and take advantage of all it has to offer.
Few children (or adults for that matter) can resist the appeal of Coffs Harbour's most famous landmark- the Big Banana, just one of Coffs Harbour's many family-friendly attractions, close by to many great accommodation options bookable with a DISCOVER AUSTRALIA Coffs Harbour Family Package. This huge yellow construction was originally built to attract passer-by's to a modest banana stand, and is now the proud home of a huge entertainment complex that includes a caf?, ice-skating rink, toboggan rides and 3-storey inflatable waterslide. Use the extra package discount you have saved on your Coffs Harbour Family Booking, and have 'bunches' of fun at this quirky landmark.
Coffs Harbour is increasingly known as one of NSW's great fishing spots, so get your closest friends together and book the DISCOVER AUSTRALIA Coffs Harbour Fishing Package of your choice. By choosing a package with accommodation close to the water, you can enjoy hours of peaceful angling without having to contend with travelling distances. Spanish mackerel, snapper, tailor and tuna can often be caught off Muttonbird Island, whilst Park Beach is the best spot for bream, whiting and dart. Include self-contained accommodation in your Holiday Package, and feast upon the bounty of these waters in the evening.
Wildlife lovers and birdwatchers should secure a Coffs Harbour Wildlife Package with discounted flights and accommodation between August and April, when a huge colony of muttonbirds (wedge-tailed shearwaters) that migrate from south-east Asia to breed on Muttonbird Island. Just offshore of the Coffs Harbour coastline, this island is protected by a nature reserve and is also an excellent vantage point for whale watching between June and November. By booking a DISCOVER AUSTRALIA Coffs Harbour Holiday Package, you can afford to extend your holiday, and enjoy long days of picnicking and fishing on this beautiful island.
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