Coffs Harbour travel guide

Coffs Harbour Tourism | Coffs Harbour Guide

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With a population of 26,353, Coffs Harbour is a must-see destination in New South Wales, Australia. It is among the most popular tourist destinations in the country.

Where to Eat in Coffs Harbour

If you’re looking for affordable options, Surf Club Restaurant & Bar (23 Surf Club Road) and King Tide Brewing (1 Studio Ln) are great picks.

When to visit Coffs Harbour

Coffs Harbour in August
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Coffs Harbour in August
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Coffs Harbour in January, when the average temperature is 23 °C, and the highest can go up to 26 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is July, when it can get as cold as 7 °C, with an average temperature of 12 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in March, when precipitation is around 230 mm. In contrast, September is usually the driest month of the year in Coffs Harbour, with an average rainfall of 60 mm.

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How to Get to Coffs Harbour


When flying to Coffs Harbour, you’ll arrive at Coffs Harbour (CFS), which is located 3 km from the city centre.


Another option to get to Coffs Harbour is to pick up a car hire from Brisbane, which is about 314 km from Coffs Harbour. You’ll find branches of Bargain Car Rentals and Apex, among others, in Brisbane.

Airports near Coffs Harbour

Airlines serving Coffs Harbour

Excellent (1,456 reviews)
Qantas Airways
Good (278 reviews)
China Eastern
Excellent (10 reviews)
Air New Zealand
Good (172 reviews)
Excellent (6 reviews)

Where to stay in Coffs Harbour

Average rates range from around $157 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $286 and up for a 5-star experience. There are also lots of holiday rental options in Coffs Harbour, with prices from $91 to $2,398 per night. Coffs Harbour CBD is the neighbourhood with the highest amount of rentals to choose from. On average, holiday rentals in Coffs Harbour are about 36% more expensive than a hotel room in the city.

Where to stay in popular areas of Coffs Harbour

Most booked hotels in Coffs Harbour

Surf Beach Motel Coffs
Good (7.9, Good reviews)
Charlesworth Bay Beach Resort
Good (7.1, Good reviews)
Country 2 Coast Coffs Harbour Motor Inn
Good (7, Good reviews)
Breakfree Aanuka Beach Resort
Good (7, Good reviews)
ibis budget Coffs Harbour
Okay (5.9, Okay reviews)

Hiring a car in Coffs Harbour

Expect to pay $1.80 per litre in Coffs Harbour (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $21.58 and $28.77.