Muttonbird Island looking back to Coffs Harbour

Halfway between Sydney and Brisbane, Coffs Harbour is nestled between a high mountain backdrop and dozens of unspoilt beaches. Coffs Harbour is the only place in New South Wales where the Great Dividing Range meets the Pacific Ocean.

The region offers a range of attractions including our beautiful beaches, lush rainforest, hinterland, Dorrigo National Park and the Solitary Island Marine Park.

Just some of the attractions in and around Coffs Harbour include:

  • The Big Banana – Australia’s most famous ‘Big’ icon.
  • Dorrigo National Park – explore secret waterfalls and rainforest walks
  • Solitary Islands Marine Park – dive with endangered Grey Nurse Sharks
  • Emerald Beach – see wild kangaroos
  • Bellingen – check out this alternative historic town and its famous markets
  • The Botanic Gardens – spot wild koalas – just a 10 minute walk from the hostel
  • Dangar Falls – swim behind this magnificent waterfall
  • Dolphin Marine Magic – get a kiss from and swim with a Dolphin or a Seal