The video above shows aerial shots of locations around Coffs Harbour on the North Coast in eastern New South Wales.
These locations are as shown below:
Sawtell is approximately 12 km south of Coffs on the coast in North NSW. It is lovely coastal town that is surrounded by golden beaches, mountains and beautiful creeks.
Sawtell is also almost the midpoint between Sydney and Brisbane.
Boambee Creek is just north of Sawtell with the creek opening out into the Pacific Ocean.
Coffs Harbour is located approximately 534 km north of Sydney and approx. 420 km south of Brisbane. It is well known for the iconic landmark of the Big Banana that was officially opened in 1964. The Big Banana has been a popular tourist attraction for over 4 decades now.
Muttonbird Island is located on one side of the harbour at Coffs and it provides protection and shelter to the harbour. The island is connected to the mainland via a breakwall that runs along next to the International Marina.
The muttonbirds return to Muttonbird Island each August after spending the Australian winters in South-East Asia.
Coffs Harbour Marina is an International Marina with 165 berths and a 100 tonne slipway. Just a few minutes away off shore is the Solitary Islands Marine Park with a vast range of marine life.
Park Beach is close to the Jetty in Coffs.
Diggers Beach is perhaps Coffs Harbour’s best loved beach due to the fact that it is a safe beach due to the headlands that offer protection. It is a patrolled beach during the summer months and school holidays.
South Solitary Island is approximately 18 km off the coast from Coffs Harbour and approximately 6 km from Emerald Beach.
The Jetty storehouse was Built 1880 with the first headkeeper appointed in March 1880.
Charlesworth Bay offers sensational views of Solitary Island off the coast.
Some of the other beautiful beaches to the north of Coffs include: Korara Bay, Sapphire Beach, Moonee Beach, Emerald Beach and Sandy Beach.
Woolgoolga is just north of Sandy Beach and around 23km north of Coffs.
Opal Cove Resort is located about 5km north of Coffs on absolute beach front in Korora Bay.
Pacific Bay Resort is part of the Novotel chain and is about 3km north of Coffs.
Botanic Gardens is located in Hardacre Street, in Coffs Harbour, with free entry and is open from 9am to 5 pm daily.
Coffs Harbour also offers a local racecourse & Golf Club for those golfing enthusiasts.
We are looking forward to our week away in Coffs Harbour. It is only 2 weeks from today until we leave for our 4 hour drive south to Coffs.
Traveling is fun and seeing different places in our world is something that I am passionate about. I look forward to continuing to share our trips with you.