Coffs Harbour is a nice little seaside city, halfway between Sydney and Brisbane. Home of The Big Banana, the town offers beaches, relaxed cafes and a small city culture you’ll fall in love with. If you’re making your way to Coffs, you’ll be happy to know that major car hire outlets such as Thrifty, Budget, Avis, Hertz and Europcar so you can drive your way throughout the beautiful Mid North Coast town.
Where is it?
You can fly into Coffs Harbour from Melbourne, Sydney or Brisbane. By road, it is located about 6 hours away from Sydney or 5 hours away from Brisbane, you can also travel by rail on the trusty CountryLink service, where you can see the beautiful scenery of the New South Wales countryside on the way there.
Have Fun on the Mid North Coast!
While in Coffs you’ll find yourself with a multitude of things to keep you busy. There is, of course, the Big Banana, which is host to tours of the banana plantations, an ice skating rink or take a novelty photo posing with the Big Banana itself.
For the kids there’s the Pet Porpoise Pool and the Butterfly House. At the Porpoise Pool you can get up close with dolphins and seals and the Butterfly House is home to hundreds of butterflies, so you can immerse yourself in the beauty of creation.
For those seeking stunning views, and a bit of exercise, a trek up Muttonbird Island is a must. Reconnected to the mainland via the marina, this little gem is nesting site of the birds which is its namesake, and if you’re lucky you might be able to see whales in the ocean from the viewpoints. It is easily accessible if you’re in a hire car, so remember to check in with us before your trip and we’ll be happy to supply you with a booking for a quality car hire at a reasonable price.