Coffs Harbour NSW
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Breakfree Aanuka Beach resort in Coffs Harbour
Breakfree Aanuka Beach resort in Coffs Harbour
Sapphire Beach. Grenville Turner, Tourism NSW
Sapphire Beach. Grenville Turner, Tourism NSW
Magnificent View of Coffs Harbour Golf Course
Magnificent View of Coffs Harbour Golf Course
Park Beach. Grahame McConnell, Tourism NSW
Park Beach. Grahame McConnell, Tourism NSW
Pet Porpoise Pool. Dolphin Marine Magic NSW
Pet Porpoise Pool. Dolphin Marine Magic NSW
Family Outing on Jetty. Ashley Mackevicius
Family Outing on Jetty. Ashley Mackevicius
Swimming and Sunbaking. Grahame McConnell
Swimming and Sunbaking. Grahame McConnell
Spectacular Whale Watching off Coffs Harbour
Spectacular Whale Watching off Coffs Harbour

Coffs Harbour Information

Coffs Harbour is a little hidden gem. The coastal town has a population of about 70,000 people and during holiday season the numbers increase to about 100,000 people that flock here to enjoy their vacation.

The town is named after John Korff who was sailing in the area and took shelter from a storm in 1847. The name was originally Korff’s Harbour. A surveyor’s accident lead to the name Coffs Harbour today.

The area has a huge Banana industry. Tourist will also find the Big Banana tourist attraction here. This was actually one of the first “Australia’s Big Things” that are scattered throughout Australia.

In the past Coffs Harbour was the centre of a thriving timber industry. Although today it is more farming and produce, the Coffs Harbour Jetty is a great attraction to see when you come here.

Diving and underwater sports are popular with plenty of diving spots nestled in natural reefs. There are over 14 top nature reserves, national parks, botanical gardens and marine parks for you to enjoy. One could say this place is an Eco Enthusiasts paradise to visit. You get both the thrills with ocean life of the Solitary Island Marine Park to the lush tropical rainforests nearby.

For people who like fishing the Easter Fishing Classic is an event to not to be missed. The Event is open to anyone and it’s a great way for you to take your fishing skills to the next level.

The surrounding beaches at Coffs Harbour are also very pristine. Laze about soaking up the sun or enjoy the ocean swim. When you are done relaxing then visit the Dolphin Marine Magic funpark for some further action and excitement.

There is also a footpath along the northern part of Coffs Harbour that leads to Muttonbird Island. Every year between November and April the muttonbirds have their hillside burrows and it is a spectacular event to see.

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Harbourside Alfrescoe dining in Coffs Harbour. Hamilton Lund. Tourism New South Wales
Harbourside Alfrescoe dining in Coffs Harbour. Hamilton Lund. Tourism New South Wales
The Big Banana in Coffs Harbour. Photo hamilton Lund. Tourism New South Wales
The Big Banana in Coffs Harbour. Photo hamilton Lund. Tourism New South Wales