Opal Cove Resort

Why stop at Coffs Harbour?

Check out our Local Accommodation to stay a while – You’ll want to do more than one days’ diving here!


  • Learn to Scuba Dive before the Great Barrier Reef. You’ll see what we mean by our untouched beauty – the Islands boast more diverse marine life than the Great Barrier Reef, and have the chance to dive on all of the rest of your travels!
  • Learn to Scuba Dive without the crowds, with experienced professional PADI 5 Star Dive Centre. Our training is in small groups, avoid the crowds of places like Byron Bay! We are a long established Dive Centre (over 25 years!). We have world class Dive boats and a High Standard of training.
  • Training  for cold water as well as tropical diving Tropical diving is easier, with less equipment. Training with our standards will allow you to dive anywhere!

Learning to dive is easy and fun, Stay in Coffs Harbour and join us!

Local Accommodation – What choices do we have to stay?

Here is a few that we recommend!

The Observatory Luxury Apartments

The Observatory Apartments.. a luxury stay away from home, is conveniently very close to the diveshop too. They have a range of sized and appointed units that have that little bit extra!

Stay Friday &/or Saturday night at The Observatory and receive 50% off your Sunday night tarrif. Head to their website or call 02 6650 0462 to take up this offer.

Pacific Marina Apartments

Perfectly located in the heart of the Coffs Harbour Jetty precinct. The Complex contains 64 fully self contained, privately owned apartments. The complex is three stories high, features spacious 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments are modern and comfortable providing king, queen and single style beds, air-conditioned living areas, Foxtel, complimentary wi-fi, lift access to all apartments and secure undercover parking.

Stay with Pacific Marina and get $10 off Whale Watching per person (in Whale Watching season! You must prove your stay to redeem)  Call 1800 127 466 or visit their website to book

Caribbean Motel Just up the next corner!

Caribbean Motel is our closest motel, located as close to the diveshop as you can get, a family run small motel that are tastefully appointed.

Backpackers Hostels and Caravan Parks…

Travellers and Backpackers have a choice of great Hostels and
Caravan Parks in our area

Hoey Moey Backpackers

Plantation Hotel Central Backpackers

Park Beach Holiday Park

Emerald Beach Big 4 Holiday Park..

Darlington Beach Big 4 Holiday Park..

Holiday Resorts at Coffs Harbour!

Coffs Harbour has a large range of Holiday Resorts to stay…

Aanuka Beach Resort – Positioned on absolute beachfront with magnificent ocean views

BreakFree Aanuka Beach Resort offers a tasteful blend of health, recreation and relaxation with superb accommodation..

The Opal Cove Resort – Luxury Resort

Our spectacular Coffs Harbour holiday accommodation is set on 36 hectares of sub tropical gardens including a golf course, swimming pools, freshwater lagoon and fronting a secluded beach.

The Novotel Pacific Bay Resort – giving you the space to do as you please

Boambee Bay Resort

In just the jetty area we have lots of self contained Apartments too, from standard style to fancy and luxurious with a view!
For alternative hotels in the nearby area, check HotelsCombined.

What Else Can We Do In Coffs Harbour?

Scuba Diving & Snorkelling

Humpback Whale Watching

Swim with Humpback Whales!

Wajaana Yaam Gumbaynggirr Adventure Tours

Giinagay and welcome. Book a tour, listen to local stories and learn about the land from the Gumbaynggirr people. Be humbled with this 100% authentic cultural experience. Paddle the cool waters of the Coffs Coast with the award winning Wajaana Yaam Gumbaynggirr Adventure Tours.

Dolphin Marine Conservation Park

Get up close and with beautiful marine animals, learn about dolphins, meet cheeky seals, enjoy a penguin talk, learn about the incredible marine life that lives in the Solitary Islands Marine Park, Tour the rescue, rehabilitation and release facility, and even swim with dolphins!

The Big Banana Fun Park

Laser Tag, Water Park & Slides, 4D Ride Simulator, FunZone, Toboggan Rides, Ice Skating, Theartre & Tour, Mini Golf, Giant Slide, Candy Kitchen, Reptile World, Cheese Making, Opal Centre, Gift Shop and Cafe… Fun for the whole family!

WhiteWater Rafting

Amongst the National parks in the mountains behind Coffs coast is the Nymbodia river and its amazing rapids and waterfalls. Rated as some of the best natural rafting in the country. You can contact Exodus Adventures in the upper Nymbodia region for more information.

Helicopter Flights

Discover the Solitary Islands underwater and also in the air from above with Helicopter rides above our Coffs Coast!

Tandem SkyDiving

Not straight after Scuba diving, but during your stay, Jump out of a plane! Join Coffs City Skydivers on one of their tandam skydives, no experience needed, just hang there!

Where to find us.


Jetty Dive Centre Dive Shop is at 398 Harbour Drive, Coffs Harbour, NSW 2450. This is where you begin your experiences with us! All Scuba Dives and Snorkelling must check-in before moving to departure point.


All our boats leave from the Public floating pontoon wharf opposite the “Attitude Burgers “ building.

Jetty dive google maps with markers for priority locations