Coffs Harbour’s Activities and Attractions- What is fun to see and do on the Coffs Coast!

Coffs Harbour has lots of cool stuff… Scuba Diving or Snorkelling at the Solitary Islands is a must,
but while you are here….

Coffs Coast could be called Adventure Coast with all the fun activities and attractions that you can see and do here!

Coffs Coast Activities.. The Fun things to do..

This is a list of Fun things you can do, and we have listed but just a few!! Visit the Coffs Coast Website to get a full picture of our great region!

Scuba Diving and Snorkelling

We have listed our own backyard first, the Magnificent Solitary Islands Marine Park is an attraction to come here for!

Whale Watching

Come with us on our Charter boats and cruise the Solitary islands in winter and watch these magnificent wild animals sometimes very close! Season runs June to November.


Join us on a Whale Swim you will never forget! Season is between July and October and bookings and good weather are essential!

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!

Coffs Harbour’s own.. Dolphin Marine Magic!

Formally called the Pet Porpoise Pool, Dolphin Marine Magic has Dolphin & Seal Experiences, you can even book and Swim with the Dolphins!

Sky Diving! What a way to see Coffs Harbour!

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!

Surf rafting

If you can’t raft the Nymbodia river, try Surf rafting, catch a wave and hang on!



Don’t know how? There are lessons to get you surfing for the first time!

Go-cart racing

Extreme Skirmish… paintball combat!

get a bunch of your mates and play paintball!


Charter fishing trips to the Solitary Islands Marine Park could get you a catch for Dinner! Cougar Cat 12 offers daily trips

Water slides

New to the big Banana complex, fun for all ages

Ski Slope and Ice skating

Yes that’s right! Here on the Coffs Coast, we have both at the Big Banana!

Food and Beverage tour

Wayward Trails is a local food, produce and beverage tour showcasing the best the Coffs Harbour and Bellingen regions have to offer. We use our local knowledge to give you the best bang for your buck, whilst focusing on fresh produce, quality venues and an awesome experience. Simply put, our trails are like a wine tour….on steroids! We run Wednesdays to Sundays each week for individuals or any group size.

Coffs Coast Attractions … fun things to see..


The National Parks

Visit Dorrigo Plateau National Parks headquarters and walk on the skywalk of the edge of the world!


Golf Courses!

We have some of the best kept golf courses in Australia here, including the world renowned Bonville International Golf Course.


The Big Banana!

This is what people think of when they hear “Coffs Harbour”.
As locals we must not forget that, but remember there is much more…


The Butterfly House


The Clog Barn


Want some history about South Solitary Island?

Go to the great website of the history of the lighthouse at