Coffs Harbour Accommodation

Coffs Harbour : General Information

Located on the east coast of Australia, Coffs Harbour is a popular resort town on the New South Wales mid-north coast. Famous for its bananas and fishing, Coffs Harbour is located 350km south of Brisbane, Queensland and 570km north of Sydney, New South Wales. Home to a population of approximately 20,000, Coffs Harbour is known as a major coastal town where the mountains meet the sea. A popular holiday destination, Coffs Harbour enjoys pleasant weather year round, with average summer temperatures of 26C and average winter temperatures of 18C.

Getting to Coffs Harbour is easy, with options available to fly, take the train or enjoy a scenic drive on the legendary Pacific Highway. Coffs Harbour Airport is conveniently located 4km from the town centre and there are a number of ground transport options available at the terminal. Taxi and shuttle bus services can be found out the front of the terminal to make the short trip to your accommodation. Alternatively, you can rent a car from a number of car hire services available at the airport and explore the region at your leisure.

A diverse destination, Coffs Harbour is known for its gorgeous beaches, fantastic surfing, World Heritage rainforest and incredible marine parks. Situated on the southern edge of the Solitary Islands, the region offers outstanding diving, sailing and kayaking and is a haven for grey nurse sharks, whales and turtles.

Just 30 minutes south west of Coffs is the town of Bellingen, offering intriguing wildlife, the majestic Bellingen River and a variety of annual events and festivals including the classic music celebration, the Bellingen Music Festival.

Just a short drive from Bellingen is the town of Dorrigo, another naturally beautiful spot. Part of the Gondwana Rainforests of Australia World Heritage Area, the region is home to the Dorrigo National Park, which offers a breathtaking walk above the canopy of the rainforest including the spectacular views of the Skywalk lookout. Dorrigo also offers an exciting array of events of its own including the Dorrigo Folk and Bluegrass Festival.

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