The Big BananaCurrently Closed
- Address: 351 Pacific Hwy., Coffs Harbour, NSW 2450, Australia
- Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
- Phone: 61-266524355
- Ticket Price: Free
- Tags: Monument, Food And Drinks, Entertainment, Family And Kids, Water Sport, Rides
The Big Banana - Review
The monument that got the craze for the ‘big things’ going, the Big Banana welcomes you with a huge concrete Banana. The Big Banana park talks of the past, present and future of banana packing and plantations-there’s a plantation to amble about in, if you’d like. If not, you could opt for any of the other paid activities like ice skating, laser tag or toboggan rides to name a few. Round off your day by a bite at either the café or the Banana Barn.
The Big Banana Information
- While the entry into the premises is free, to avail of the facilities there, you’ll need to pay for each separately.
Restaurants Near The Big Banana
- Gai Thai (Thai cuisine)
- Zulu's Restaurant & Bar (African & Australian cuisine)
- Pansabella Providores (Delicatessen)
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Things to Know Before Visiting The Big Banana
95% of people who visit Coffs Harbour include The Big Banana in their plan
09 AM - 10 AM
39.41% of people start their The Big Banana visit around 09 AM - 10 AM
People usually take around 1 Hr to see The Big Banana
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting The Big Banana
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The Big Banana, Coffs Harbour Reviews
My first time in the area and it was great! Everybody kept telling me I should stop there and I wasn't sure because I thought it was a place only for kids but I was wrong this place is amazing my partner and I got the most fun day ever. The food was delicious and everyone very friendly! We are definitely coming back soon!
Haven't been here in donkey's! The last time we came here was a good 10-15yrs ago, when we decided to go on a trip! It was an awesome place to visit and a fantastic day to spend time at! I guess, one of highlights of the day is taking a photo beneath the Big Banana! I remember taking one of my ex (4ft nothing). Since she's tiny, she looked like an ant beneath it! 😂😂 But yeah, if you're traveling from Sydney, Central Coast or the Hunter Region, this place is a place to definitely stop at and spend time!
Unfortunately, although this place is an Australian landmark that I remember from my childhood. I wouldn't recommend getting their frozen banana. Don't be fooled by how delicious they look. I have had them on 3 spectate occasions and each time I found that they have used under ripe sour bananas that I always end up throwing out before I finish it. That being said. This place is worth a stop by at least once just to have a wander around and look at. But don't expect anything spectacular from the canteen here.
As a tourist attraction, this place isn't too bad. They could have really pumped up the pricing and taken advantage of their popularity. It's a traditional stop and you really can't go past as a traveller either heading north or south. Make sure you grab the traditional chocolate dipped banana and a banana smoothie. Don't forget to give the other smaller vendors out the back a bit of a look see - the traditional candymaker is really worth the stop. The toilets here are clean and well looked after, and the parking is pretty good too.
Likely the only shop on earth with such a big variety of banana merch. Cafe has the obvious everything banana food and coffee was good. Lots to do for kids of all ages. My 15 month daughter was in banana heaven.