Coffs Harbor Queensland

We went to Coffs Harbor for the day from Wooli travelling along the Pacific Highway. Our first stop was the Pier where we walked down . Coffs Harbour is a city on the Mid North Coast of New South WalesAustralia, 540 km (340 mi) north of Sydney, and 390 km (240 mi) south of Brisbane. It is one of the largest urban centres on the North Coast, with an estimated population of 71,822 in 2018 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coffs_Harbour

Coffs Harbour is a city on the north coast of New South Wales, Australia. It’s known for its beaches and the Big Banana monument and amusement park. In the waters off Coffs Harbour Marina is the Solitary Islands Marine Park, home to abundant wildlife, seasonal whales and coral reefs. Coffs Harbour owes its name to John Korff, who named the area Korff’s Harbour when he was forced to take shelter from a storm in the area in 1847.  The name was accidentally changed by the surveyor for the crown when he reserved land in the area during 1861

https://www.coffscoastadvocate.com.au/topic/coffs-harbour-marina/

The Coffs Harbour Jetty is an historically important timber wharf where coastal shipping once moved the timber from the hinterland. The jetty area is the subject of current planning by Council and consultants to develop a cultural precinct and rejuvenated residential area.

Nearby, the Solitary Islands Marine Park preserves a diverse underwater ecosystem that mirrors the terrestrial biodiversity, covering the southern limit of northern tropical species and the northern limits of the southern temperate species. Muttonbird Island is accessible by walking along the breakwater from the harbour, with the nature reserve protecting a significant wedge-tailed shearwater breeding site. The Muttonbird Island footpath leads to a viewing platform where whales are often spotted between June and November. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coffs_Harbour

Coffs Harbour Marina lies amidst productive estuaries, secluded beaches, stunning headlands, rock platforms, and one of the state’s most important group of offshore islands – the Solitary Islands. https://www.coffsharbourmarina.com.au/

There are a lot of Restaurants and eating places along the Jetty and Marina so it is a popular tourist destination. The Marina has it restaurant overlooking the water and the Marina . We went to the Surf Club for lunch. The food was outstanding, with generous serves and tastefully presented. We sat under umbrellas on the back terrace enjoying the food and the view.

Surf Club Restaurant and Bar, Coffs Harbour is the most stunning beach side venue on the Mid North Coast.  Panoramic oceanfront views, pristine beaches and park-lands … https://surfclubcoffsharbour.com.au/

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