Coffs Harbour has some pretty famous tourist attractions – these and more places to take the kids and family listed below!
The Big Banana
Where: 351 Pacific Hwy, Coffs Harbour (North)
What: There’s a lot to see and do at The Big Banana including Laser Tag, Toboggan Ride, Water Park, Ice Skating, World of Bananas Theatre & Tour, Going Bananas Café, Gift Shop, Candy Kitchen and Nursery. Don’t forget you MUST have a chocolate coated banana from the cafe while you are there.
How much: Various prices and passes available (see website)
Website: http://www.bigbanana.com / P: 02 6652 4355 / E: email@example.com
National Marine Centre Aquarium
Bay Drive, Charlesworth Bay Coffs Harbour
How much: $10 adult / $6 per child / Family $25 / Under 3 yrs free
The Clog Barn
215 Pacific Hwy, Coffs Harbour. See clogs being made by hand, stroll around the model Dutch Village and have breakfast or lunch in Big Oma’s Coffee House.
Butterfly House, Maze & Tearooms
5 Strouds Rd, Bonville. Walk among hundreds of butterflies in an enclosed rainforest setting and try the outdoor maze.
Yarrawarra Aboriginal Cultural Centre
170 Red Rock Rd, Corindi Beach. Bush Tucker Cafe, regional Indigenous gallery, various workshops, events and activites.
The Honey Place
8147 Pacific Hwy, Urunga. A unique and fascinating place where you can see a working colony of Honybees, browse the rangs of honey products and enjoy the cafe.
James Small Dr, Korora. A working confectionary factory with carob as the main product, but they also stock a large range of other sweets. Do a tour, sample to taste, have a cuppa and shop in the lolly shop. Open: 10am – 4pm Monday – Saturday
Contact: www.carobana.com.au / Freecall: 1800 700 118
Pacific Sapphire Fossicking Centre
14A Bruxner Park Rd, Coffs Harbour. Fossicking for Sapphires, all equipment supplied. Open 9-4pm daily, closed Wednesdays.
Contact: 02 66 519 053 / 0431 113 055
Dolphin Marine Magic
Dolphin show presentations, kisses from seals and dolphins, fish aquarium, seal enclosure, feedings and Creekside cafe. Two shows each day, 10am and 1pm arrive 30 minutes early to get FREE kisses with the Seals and Dolphins!