The Location

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The Location

Coffs Coast is the regional tourism destination taking in the Coffs HarbourBellingen and Nambucca areas on the North Coast of NSW, approximately halfway between Sydney and Brisbane. This is where the Great Dividing Range meets the Pacific Ocean, leaving a small pocket of paradise lodged between the mountains and the sea.

Coffs Coast region encompasses the rainforest escarpments of Dorrigo to the golden beaches stretching from Scotts Head to Woolgoolga to the blue waters of the Solitary Islands Marine Park and boasts a wonderfully temperate climate all year round.

Coffs Coast has many activities and attractions for everyone, and offers a wealth of shopping experiences. Find and book a great deal from Coffs Coast’s wide selection of accommodation and various activities. Try our local cuisine and dine at one of our award winning, world class restaurants or cafés.

For art lovers we boast artists, craftspeople and we have a number of thriving galleriesmarkets, and popular theatre and cinemas.

You will find information on all of the above and much more as you explore this website. So… what will YOU discover on Coffs Coast?

On the northern border of Coffs Coast is the Clarence Valley a place of spectacular natural environments, river adventures, relaxed country charm, authentic beach culture, award-winning restaurants and a wide choice of accommodation.  The Clarence has everything many of the most visited and popular places across the nation have lost – a real experience.

The big, wild and working Clarence River, the largest east-coast waterway, connects the Clarence country to the Clarence coast.  The river is the heart of the charming and vibrant City of Grafton,  with its wide tree-lined streets and heritage buildings.  As the thriving commercial hub of the Clarence Valley, Grafton has a range of quality accommodation in all styles, plenty of shopping and loads ofentertainment and activities  for all to enjoy.

We welcome all Rally visitors to enjoy the delights of the Clarence before, during and after the Rally. If you are a bit of a foodie or just value good quality produce, join Clarence Food Month, a celebration of local food for the whole month of September. Or look out for the Grafton Festival of Music and Art during the Rally weekend in various Grafton venues.

Extend your stay and visit Yamba, named Australia’s best town by the Australian Traveller Magazine in 2009.  Or just meander amongst the winding riverbank roads and find your very own real experience …

Some Fast Facts

Coffs Coast has one of Australia’s most livable environments – a sub tropical climate that averages maximum 24 degrees and minimum 13 degrees.

Spring: Min 11° Max 25°
Summer: Min 19° Max 26°
Autumn: Min 12° Max 26°
Winter: Min 8° Max 20°.
Sea temperature: Summer average 23°C, Winter average 18°.
Natural Areas
National Parks and Reserves: 11 National Parks, 14 Nature Reserves, 2 Aboriginal Areas and 1 Regional Park
State Forests: 37
Beaches: 90 kilometres
World Heritage Area: 84,000 hectares
Solitary Islands Marine Park: 71,100 hectares
Maximum altitude of Great Dividing Range near Coffs Coast: 1584 metres
Information courtesy of Coffs Coast Toursim.