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Customer Travel Tips for Coffs Harbour

71% Avg. city rating Rated by 57 customers

Activities / excursions 82%

Restaurants / eating out 71%

Shopping 66%

Chilling out / relaxing 86%

Getting around / public transport 64%

Sightseeing 69%

Culture 61%

Nightlife / partying 65%

Value for money 75%

Customer Travel Tips for Coffs Harbour

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80% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
80% Avg. rating


11 Feb 2017

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
41+

Customer Travel Tip: visit the clogbarn

Liked: nice town, great beaches and pier

Disliked: nothing

56% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 40%
  • Nightlife / partying - 40%
  • Shopping - 40%
56% Avg. rating


18 Jan 2017

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Only stay a couple of nights. All you need.

Liked: Muttonbird island was lovely to walk up! Views amazing!

Disliked: Not much to do.

100% Avg. rating
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  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


06 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Family Holiday

Customer Travel Tip: YHA is quiet and has character......really easy going pleasant staff

Liked: Particularly scenic. I went walking in the early morning and felt safe and it was lovely with the other locals out there on the inlet and on the beach by the surf lifesavers watching the surfers.

Disliked: Traffic on the main road.

71% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 40%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
71% Avg. rating


19 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Stay at Aussitel!

Liked: The beach, camel ride, whale watching

Disliked: No

87% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 60%
87% Avg. rating


20 Apr 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Beach / sunbathing Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Going to the beach

Liked: All the activites

Disliked: No

53% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 40%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 40%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 20%
  • Shopping - 60%
53% Avg. rating


07 Mar 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: If you are a backpacker and short of cash don't stop here. It is not really worth a visit.

Liked: Very relaxing.

Disliked: Not a lot to do. The beach was not that clean.

56% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 20%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 20%
  • Sightseeing - 40%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
56% Avg. rating


18 Feb 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: The harbour, jetty

Liked: Nice people

Disliked: Nothing to do, no signs where to go

60% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 40%
  • Shopping - 40%
60% Avg. rating


07 Aug 2014

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Beach / sunbathing Partying / nightlife

Customer Travel Tip: Stay at Aussitel and take advantage of free facilities such as the canoes

Liked: Mutton bird island Pet porpoise world- a must see

Disliked: Nothing

69% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
69% Avg. rating


22 May 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Beach / sunbathing

Customer Travel Tip: Join the activities at Aussitel

Liked: Nice walk to the beach, botanic garden, rainforest

Disliked: The city doen's offermuch, but the hostel does

91% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
91% Avg. rating


23 Apr 2014

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Beach / sunbathing City break

Customer Travel Tip: If you want to party and drink a lot, go for it. If you want to relax and sleep, book a hotel, not a backpackers.

Liked: Beach

Disliked: Hoey Moey noise level between midnight and 5am. I expected this time period to be a bit quieter. It was not. At all

38% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 40%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 20%
  • Sightseeing - 20%
  • Value for money - 20%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 40%
  • Getting around / public transport - 40%
  • Nightlife / partying - 40%
  • Shopping - 20%
38% Avg. rating


03 Apr 2014

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Beach / sunbathing

Customer Travel Tip: Sunset at Muttonbird Island is very nice.

Liked: Nice beach and big banana. And above all, sunsets at Muttonbird Island are recomendable.

Disliked: There is not much to do in Coffs Harbour. Port Macquarie is nicer.

71% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 40%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 80%
71% Avg. rating


19 Mar 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Customer Travel Tip: Stay at Aussitel Backpackers

Liked: Perfect place to hang out for a couple of days

Disliked: No

69% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
69% Avg. rating


02 Mar 2014

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Beach / sunbathing City break Relaxation / spa Sightseeing & culture Visiting friends or family

Customer Travel Tip: Drive its a great sight seeing road trip

Liked: Relaxed environment

Disliked: Nope

51% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 20%
  • Sightseeing - 40%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 40%
  • Getting around / public transport - 40%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 40%
51% Avg. rating


05 Jan 2014

Customer Travel Tip: Go to the Dorrigo National Park

Liked: The beaches

Disliked: Not really interesting town

73% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
73% Avg. rating


03 Jan 2014

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Beach / sunbathing Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Go there

Liked: Beaches, peace, calm.

Disliked: No

84% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 100%
84% Avg. rating


25 Nov 2013

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Take a bike, ride along the river

Liked: Good to experience by bike, botanic garden, aldi

Disliked: -

87% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 40%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
87% Avg. rating


27 Oct 2013

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Beach / sunbathing Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Walks along the beach...

Liked: Beach, harbour, shops, friendly people...

Disliked: No...

80% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 40%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
80% Avg. rating


25 Oct 2013

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Beach / sunbathing Relaxation / spa Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Sand dunes...

Liked: Beaches, the sea, trees etc. Buses run nicely.

Disliked: No.

60% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
60% Avg. rating


21 Oct 2013

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Not a great stop if doing the east coast route

Liked: The main beach is nice, good ameneties

Disliked: It is very spread out; the town centre is a mile from the seafront. Not cheap to get around.

89% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
89% Avg. rating


26 Sep 2013

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Beach / sunbathing Sports, adventure or outdoor activities Visiting friends or family

Customer Travel Tip: The beach camel rides were great fun. Also, if you have a car, there's plenty of different beaches around - can even take a 4wd on some of them.

Liked: Great beaches, weather was good.

Disliked: The pubs closed quite early mid-week most were closed by 9.30pm.

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71% Avg. city rating Rated by 57 customers

Activities / excursions 82%

Restaurants / eating out 71%

Shopping 66%

Chilling out / relaxing 86%

Getting around / public transport 64%

Sightseeing 69%

Culture 61%

Nightlife / partying 65%

Value for money 75%

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