Coffs Harbour Activities

Coffs Harbour Surfing

Coffs Harbour Jetty Beach Surfer

When you stay at the Comfort Inn Premier in Coffs Harbour, you can expect to find a wide range of fun activities nearby.

Coffs Harbour is home to many natural and man-made attractions. Many unspoiled beaches are immediately accessible and offer surfing, fishing, walking and patrolled swimming. Coffs Harbour boasts a busy hospitality sector with a variety of cafés and restaurants to choose from.

DIY Activities

  • Family Fun in Coffs Harbour

    Family Fun in Coffs Harbour

    Surf (or learn to surf), swim, go fishing (charter a fishing boat) or walk on the beach

  • Whale watching from Mutton Bird Island
  • Walk the board walk from the Showground to the coast, or in north Coffs, walk the cliff walk in Korora
  • Day trip south to Bellingen & Dorrigo, or west to Coramba & Glenreagh
  • Art Galleries – visit the newly opened Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery, John Lock Gallery, Bunker Cartoon Gallery (an old World War 2 bunker converted into an art gallery)
  • beach closest to the hotel

    Jetty Beach Coffs Harbour

    The Big Banana – Coffs Harbour’s and indeed Australia’s most famous icon would have to be THE BIG BANANA.

  • Pet Porpoise Pool – Pat a dolphin, feed penguins, get kissed by a seal!

Action Adventures

Retail – Shopping and Markets

Shopping Centers

  • Coffs Central Shopping Centre (AKA Palms Centre) – outdoor cafes and shops in the centre of town
  • Park Beach Plaza – mall-styled retail and cafes on the north edge of town
  • The Jetty – Coffs Harbour’s sailing and restaurant precinct


The Coffs Harbour area features several regular markets including;

  • Coffs Jetty Markets – Every Sunday from 8am till 2pm. An undercover markets open rain or shine
  • Harbourside Markets – Every Sunday, featuring free live music
  • Sawtell Markets – Fourth Saturday of every month
  • Woolgoolga Markets – Second Saturday of every month
  • Bellingen Community Markets – Third Saturday of every month


Eating Out

See Food & Dining Directory.

Entertainment, Pubs and Clubs

Coffs Harbour


Annual Events and Festivals