Coffs Harbour

Coffs HarbourCoffs Harbour is a quaint coastal city situated in New South Wales, Australia and about 250 Km from Sydney. The temperate climate and beautiful beaches are the main reason why tourists descend on the breathtakingly beautiful spot in droves.

The city of just under 40,000 is home to one of the largest banana industries in the world. The “Big Banana,” a giant banana that sits in the middle of town, is one of the area's biggest attractions. Coffs Harbour has many wonderful points of interest. Visitors can tour many of the national parks including Bellinger River National Park, Cascade National Park and Bongil Bongil National Park. These sprawling areas are home to many animals and plants indigenous to the country.

Explore the many museums that celebrate Aboriginal art and culture. The pristine beaches are great for sunbathing and walking the miles of coastline. Dolphin Marine Magic is a great family attraction that features beautiful performing dolphins and seals. There are other animals such as birds, penguins and sea turtles. Eden's Green Cape Lighthouse is a 200-year-old structure that is one of the tallest in the state.

The Jupiter Gold Coast Hotel and Casino near Broadbeach is a great place to find gambling, entertainment and great food. The 24-hour world-class casino has a large floor with over 1,600 slot machines, blackjack, craps and card tables. Players can access the stylish private gaming areas equipped with private suites. Members can enjoy complimentary perks including free cocktails, buffet tables and comfortable lounge areas.

Visitors can also settle down for a few days of camping at the Nambucca Heads grounds. One of the most visited sites in Coffs Harbour is the YarraWarra Aboriginal Cultural Center. Celebrate the culture of the Gumbaynggirr people. Exciting events include dancing, art classes, story sessions and tours of aboriginal lands.