Travel Blogs from Coffs Harbour, Australia

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One week in Oz, Coffs Harbour, Australia travel blog

One week in Oz

A travel blog entry by jambo

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Tuesday, November 14 Most of the day was spent on the bus from Newcastle to Coffs Harbour, a mid-sized town roughly half way between Sydney and Brisbane. Our hostel is called the 'Barracuda Backpackers'. The first impressions are pretty good as they ...

The Big Banana, Coffs Harbour, Australia travel blog

The Big Banana

A travel blog entry by paulandciara

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... big Pineapple and we even stopped at the Big prawn . But it all started 40 years ago with the Big Banana at Coffs harbour. Essentially these places are just big oversized plastic structures looking to bring in tourists and make some money. And of course ...

Coffs, Coffs Harbour, Australia travel blog

Coffs

A travel blog entry by jag

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Well unfortunately there isn't going to be a great deal to tell about Coffs Harbour and indeed the rest of the journey up to Byron Bay as we were well and truly hampered by some pretty heavy duty wet weather. We decided to stay at the Aussitel Backpackers ...

Another sleepless night in a dodgy motel, Coffs Harbour, Australia travel blog

Another sleepless night in a dodgy motel

A travel blog entry by vine_hooligans

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... the trip between Sydney and Brisbane we spent the night somewhere halfway between the two which happened to be a little town called Coffs Harbour. The town is predominantly know for its sea port and is the biggest town in the NSW banana growing area. ...

Day 316-322: Coffs Harbour to Sydney, Coffs Harbour > Newcastle > Sydney, Australia travel blog

Day 316-322: Coffs Harbour to Sydney

A travel blog entry by pauldwade

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... around the city for the rest of the day, much much smaller than I thought it was gonna be considering it's supposed to be Australia's 6th largest city. Main shopping street was tiny and dead, walked up to the Obelisk which is on the hill and looks out to ...

Australia - Coffs Harbour, Coffs Harbour, Australia travel blog

Australia - Coffs Harbour

A travel blog entry by gonetilwhenever

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... falls close by (PICS) which was split into two sections - upper and lower falls and offered impressive valley views (PICS). Returning to Coffs Harbour we stocked up on edible essentials, refilled the car ($22 - 9GBP) and made our way back to the hostel ...

Need some medicinde for my coff!, Coffs Harbour, Australia travel blog

Need some medicinde for my coff!

A travel blog entry by vickersontour

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This morning we set off for Coffs Harbour. The journey started to deteriorate early on as the Christmas songs started to play on the radio. It could not have been pleasant for anyone who could hear us warbling out the full song of the Twelve Days of ...

Day 309-315: Surfers Paradise to Coffs Harbour, Surfers Paradise > Byron Bay > Coffs Harbour, Australia travel blog

Day 309-315: Surfers Paradise to Coffs Harbour

A travel blog entry by pauldwade

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... I get back to Byron i'm gonna be on my own, no room to go to coz I've checked out, plus a 3 hour bus trip to Coffs Harbour!!!! Occasionally for a few seconds I got a chilled happy feeling but generally it was all intense paranoia. Had no clue what to do ...

At last - some bad weather!, Coffs Harbour, Australia travel blog

At last - some bad weather!

A travel blog entry by jambo

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... episodes of the 'Modern Engineering Marvels' marathon. We do extricate ourselves for a walk to a beach we haven't seen yet, and also to Coffs Harbour's famous icon - the Big Banana. It is a good size for a banana (well, a model of one anyway) but it ...

Oh this is the life, Coffs Harbour, Australia travel blog

Oh this is the life

A travel blog entry by vickersontour

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After a lie in we went to do some shopping and a wander around Coffs Harbour. It's quite a nice place actually. We both had a look for some more small Chrimbo presents for each other. We have set a limit on what we can spend and also stipulated that it's ...

When we arrived at coffs harbour we were ..., Coffs Harbour, New South Wales, Australia travel blog

When we arrived at coffs harbour we were ...

A travel blog entry by phil_and_lisa

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When we arrived at Coffs Harbour, we were picked up by Courtney in the Aussitel minibus which made things a bit easier. She chatted to us all the way there about all the activities that Coffs offered and all the events planned by the hostel and it ...

More piccies as promised!, Sydney, Coffs Harbour and Port Macquarie, Australia travel blog

More piccies as promised!

A travel blog entry by phil_and_lisa

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More piccies as ...

The heat is on, Port Macquarie / Coffs Harbour, Australia travel blog

The heat is on

A travel blog entry by countrybumpkin

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... us a clap, when we hit a good shot! I was in a foul mood after being beaten, but we headed up the coast and soon got to Coffs Harbour just before dark. The good thing about having a camper van is that it doesn't matter if its dark when you get to your ...

Animal House!, Coffs Harbour, Australia travel blog

Animal House!

A travel blog entry by hildreth75

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... everywhere that tickled our fancy....as we drove the beautiful coast line we randomly decided that our next port of call would be Coffs Harbour.    We decided on this simply by eye balling the map and the distance we needed to go. ...

Just a short one to finish the sordid coffs ..., Coffs Harbour, New South Wales, Australia travel blog

Just a short one to finish the sordid coffs ...

A travel blog entry by phil_and_lisa

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... we chatted to a young lad who had spent one night at the hostel and checked out to go back to Byron Bay as he thought Coffs Harbour was dead. I don't think Coffs Harbour is bad at all, we just had some bad times there which was a shame. The final straw ...

Længe siden.., Coffs Harbour, Australia travel blog

Længe siden..

A travel blog entry by olesentrine

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... , så det er billigt. Der gik ikke mange minutter før vi alle 4 var i poolen, hvor vi spillede med den nyindkøbte bold. Coffs Habour er en rimelig stor by med 61.000 indbyggere, vi havde på vejen kørt forbi et stor shopping center, og her blev der ...

Going Bananas in Coffs, Coffs Harbour, Australia travel blog

Going Bananas in Coffs

A travel blog entry by charlieandsam

... an emu and some peacocks who were wandering around by the picnic tables. Basically there was a lot to see. Whenever we mentioned going to Coffs Harbour it seemed everyone told us the same thing; go see the Big Banana. So, of course, we did. The ...

Living on the Edge!, Coffs Harbour, Australia travel blog

Living on the Edge!

A travel blog entry by gemmatthews

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For some random reason, me and Caz got a sudden burst of energy while in Coffs Harbour (which is a pretty small, seaside town- same as most of them on the east coast!). We decided to go white water rafting down the Nimbodian River! Its a grade 4 ...

Coffs Harbour, Coffs Harbour, Australia travel blog

Coffs Harbour

A travel blog entry by arrop

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... We have spent a full day here today, and had a really good time. Visited a Marine Park, and had great views back to Coffs Harbour. Walked to the end of the Jetty, and saw a large turtle getting some air, and also watched the local kids jumping ...

Catching the Surf at Coffs Harbour, Coffs Harbour, Australia travel blog

Catching the Surf at Coffs Harbour

A travel blog entry by mollyandrob

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... both knackered and extremely burnt, aching all over, we decided to stay in and relax. It turns out that Coffs Harbour will be the northenmost part of Australia we head to on the greyhound bus as the floods in Queensland have changed our plans. So we head ...

Our Tour Preparation is Now Underway, Coffs Harbour, Australia travel blog

Our Tour Preparation is Now Underway

A travel blog entry by larsennz2007

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... our own country in detail because of what we perceived as long distances. My how that attitude has changed since living in Australia!!! Having grown up in the North Island, our travel to the south was limited and it is now with delight that we ...

Adrenaline junkies!, Coff's Harbour, Australia travel blog

Adrenaline junkies!

A travel blog entry by caz_sykes

Gem and i arrived in Coff's Harbour feeling very adventurous, so the first thing we did was book to go White Water Rafting for the next day. We travelled to the top of the River Nimboidan and spent the next 4 hours trying desperately not too fall out of ...

The journey so far..., Coffs Harbour, Australia travel blog

The journey so far...

A travel blog entry by lewisrumsey

... are loads of these down the east coast and so we're going to find as many as we can on our journey. So stopped at Coffs Harbour tonight, and on to Port Maquaire tomorrow and Newcastle Thursday and Friday. So I'll let you know how it goes later on. Lewis ...

coffs harbour, Coffs harbour, Australia travel blog

coffs harbour

A travel blog entry by jessicanash

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From Byron we headed down the coast to coffs harbour for a night. Not much going on here really. They have a huge big bannana but we didnt get to see it unfortunately. Austrailia has these big things all over, strange! I have a few photos of some but not ...

Coffs Harbour, Coffs Harbour, Australia travel blog

Coffs Harbour

A travel blog entry by jentravels

Coffs Harbour Jetty was a lovely area to walk around next to the water. Andrew had his first Eagle Boys pizza for dinner. There wasn't too much else to do around there so the following day we drove to Dorrigo. There were lovely big waterfalls then we ...

Body boarding Coffs Harbour - Newcastle, Coffs Harbour, Australia travel blog

Body boarding Coffs Harbour - Newcastle

A travel blog entry by hornets222

This morning was to be uneventful until we were woken up by screaming kids! I had planned to go to the Botanic Gardens with Paul & then go body boarding in the sea just five minutes from our hostel. After having some breakfast and having a brief ...

Musee du surf!!! et BIG BABANA, Coffs Harbour, Australia travel blog

Musee du surf!!! et BIG BABANA

A travel blog entry by agnesdaria

... autres qui avaient ete trop faineants pour regarder regardaient les redifs dans la journee : l'HORREUR... Enfin bon voila, maintenant je quittes Coffs Harbour pour Sydney et y passer ma derniere semaine!!!!!!!!! Ca va faire bizarre de revenir la ...

Count Down, Coffs Harbour, Australia travel blog

Count Down

A travel blog entry by shawnandchris

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... when I have posted a new entry or pic. I am also going to post on Facebook . Went out to dinner last night with family and friends and now here we are waiting at Coffs Harbour Airport to catch our flight to Sydney then onto Dubai. Its all very real ...

Lots 'n lots of Family Time, Coffs Harbour, Australia travel blog

Lots 'n lots of Family Time

A travel blog entry by muzzarox

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... music and diggin it with the oldies.  The weather was perfect and the music was great.  We met up with some people from Coffs and had a ball. From here we headed to Brisbane to catch up with the now very pregnant Kristy and Andy. We had a great ...

007 Campervan, Coffs Harbour, Australia travel blog

007 Campervan

A travel blog entry by emzeeb3

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... but whatever she does is fine so after sitting in silence for several hours on the pacific highway and seeing absolutely nothing we arrived in Coffs Harbour in the dark so I have no idea what it is actually like here cos I can't see! Think I've already ...

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