Coffs Harbour is one of the lesser-known attraction in Australia. Coffs has a wide array of picturesque beaches. Get ready to be outside and fill your day with activities from water-sports, wildlife encounters, to a banana boat ride. No matter if you are travelling with families or backpacking, Coffs Harbour surely has something to offer for everyone.
Coffs Harbour Airport(CFS) is the only airport located in and serving the regional centre of Coffs Harbour,Australia. The airport is located near Boambee, south of Coffs Harbour. Coffs Harbour Regional Airport is one of the largest and busiest regional airports in New South Wales, handling numerous types of aircraft. Coffs Harbour Airport operates flights to destinations such as Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne. Four airlines operate here which include Qantas Link,Virgin Australia,Tigerair andFly Corporate. There are basic amenities available in this airport such as ATMs, information counters and shops. There are shuttle buses, taxis and car rental services available at the airport.
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Coffs Harbour has the reputation of being a cold city, but it can also get as hot as other areas in the summer. During summer, which happens from December to March, the temperature can reach above 30°C. If you are not so keen on the cold, it is best to avoid the months between June to August. In the winter, the temperature can drop below zero and hover slightly over 10°C. Despite the cold temperature, it rarely snows in Coffs Harbour as the sky is usually clear. According to Coffs Harbour, late Autumn (mid-April to May) is the best weather in Canberra. Therefore it is recommended that you visit Coffs Harbour according to your weather preferences.
Muttonbird Island - This island is also known as the Giidany Miirlarl (Place of the Moon) by the Gumbaynggirr people. On your walk to the steep end of the island, you will be able to witness a breathtaking view of the island. As the name goes, there is a lot of muttonbird on this island from late August to early April it's occupied by thousands of wedge-tailed shearwaters (muttonbirds). The best way to see this island is through the Muttonbirds by Moonlight tours where you can also learn about the Aboriginal background of the island.
Solitary Islands Aquarium - This aquarium is owned by the to Southern Cross University's Marine Science Centre and is open to the public on weekends. Travellers with families will surely love this place because there is a lot of things to explore. There are touch tanks for children to get close to aquatic creatures.
Big Banana - Big Banana is built in 1964, to fit in the craze for 'Big Things' in Australia. The admission to this place is free, but there are charges for other attractions, such as ice-skating, toboggan rides, mini-golf, the waterpark, plantation tours and the irresistibly named 'World of Bananas Experience'. For adults, it might not be as interesting, but your children will surely love it here.