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Coffs Harbour : Things To Do Activities Guide

As well as the beaches and the regional markets there are plenty of activities for visitors to do in and around Coffs Harbour. There are a huge range of things to do in Coffs Harbour including water activities, natural attractions, local markets and iconic landmarks meaning there is something for everyone.

A classic Coffs holiday icon, The Big Banana is a popular family friendly attraction and Australia's original 'Big Thing'. The kitsch attraction has been by the roadside of the Pacific Highway for over 40 years and is a must-do stop as you head to Coffs Harbour. The whole family can enjoy banana everything, from food and drink to tours of the plantation. There's also banana-themed merchandise, rides and even an ice skating rink and snow slope indoors.

Coffs Harbour is known for its natural attractions including beautiful beaches, Dolphin Marine Magic, Pet Porpoise Pool and the Butterfly House. There are a number of daily shows at Dolphin Marine Magic that allow you to experience a unique and personal encounter with dolphins and seals. An indoor rainforest perfect for photos, Butterfly House is teeming with butterflies. Stroll amid the butterflies and allow them to land on you.

One of the biggest drawcards to Coffs Harbour is its lovely beaches and marine environment. Park Beach is the town's main beach and the perfect spot for swimming. Just off Coffs Creek, there is also a small sheltered beach which offers ideal, calm swimming conditions between the jetty and the wharf. The Solitary Islands are just off the coast of Coffs Harbour and are the perfect spot for a day trip scuba diving. From June to November, visitors to Coffs are also treated to some amazing dolphin and whale watching.

Coffs Harbour is also known for its charming local markets offering everything from fresh local produce and delicious food to handmade arts and crafts. Some of the most popular markets include the Jetty Markets held every Sunday.

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