Family and Kids in Coffs Harbour

Looking out for what can you do with kids and family in Coffs Harbour? Here are the things that you should not miss out on a family vacation with kids, toddlers, or babies. Discover the ultimate places for kids in Coffs Harbour, be it water parks, theme parks, or playgrounds. Children will have fun, learn new things, get good food and will not get bored in long queues. Keep reading to know about awesome places and activities to enjoy with your kids in Coffs Harbour.
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Let's explore our list of kid-friendly attractions in Coffs Harbour for perfect family outings and getaways.

  1. Visit to experience unparalleled fun for kids
    Pet Porpoise Pool

    Aquarium, Water Sport

    The Pet Porpoise Pool is a popular attraction among the tourists. Apart from the obvious ‘porpoise’ the aquarium also plays host to a few reef fish, baby crocodiles, seals, penguins and turtles. There’re interactive shows held, on a daily basis and yes, it’s possible to get kissed by a dolphin. They have a few other private shows where you can play ball, swim and pet and...Read more
  2. A place for children with all kinds of interests
    The Big Banana

    Water Sport

    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 n...Read more
  3. A guaranteed fun space for the kids
    Sealy Lookout

    Family and Kids

    The best lookout point of Coffs Harbour, set within the Bruxner Park Flora Reserve, the Sealy Lookout and the Forest Sky Pier offers 180 degrees worth of picturesque views. It’s just a 10 minute drive from the banana plantation. Extending 21 meters into the horizon and standing 15 meters from the ground, words are clearly not enough to describe the vistas.
  4. Amazing Coffs Harbour attraction for kids
    Dorrigo National Park

    National Park, Park, Bird Watching

    The Dorrigo National Park is Australia at its best! The park houses a range of attractions sure to give you a day trip you will remember for a long time. Highlights include: Bird watching Trekking and hiking Sky Walk Walking through the rainforest Crystal Shower Falls Visitors love to spend an entire day at the park taking in the magnanimous beauty of it all and unwind at the Café afte...Read more
  5. Can keep your kids busy for days
    The Clog Barn

    Family and Kids

    You don’t need to be in Holland, to own a pair of clogs! A slice of the clog culture is vividly visible at Coffs Harbour- The Clog Barn. Not only can you see how clogs are made but you could also take a stroll through the model village and if the mood suits you, book yourself into one of the many accommodation options here. Live like the Dutch, swim in the world’s only clog shaped p...Read more
  6. Perfect for kids day out in Coffs Harbour
    Coffs Harbour Butterfly House

    Bird Watching

    The Coffs Harbour Butterfly House is known for its varied species of beautiful butterflies fluttering away in and out of lush green trees, shrubs and vibrant flower. Highlights Include: Butterfly species like Blue Banded Eggfly Blue Triangle Cruiser Lurcher A truly spectacular sight, the house is the perfect spot to spend an afternoon especially if you are travelling with children.
  7. Fun place to go for kids
    Coffs Harbour Beach


    Located close to the Jetty, the Coffs Harbour Beach is like a pleasant dream- with clear water, tranquility and the soothing sound of the waves. Tourists and locals love to take walks along the beach while children play in the sand. There are no watersports arranged here- probably why the beach remains a silent heaven!
  8. A cool place to see with kids
    Carobana Chocolate Factory

    Family and Kids

    The Carobana Chocolate Factory is known for arranging chocolate making workshops. The factory has coach and factory tours which are a tourist favorite. Visit the factory to know about the nuances of chocolate making at its best! The factory also has an in house store where you can buy delectable chocolates for loved ones.
  9. A fantastic place for refreshing break for children
    Bunker Cartoon Gallery

    Family and Kids

    If you’re looking for a collection of contemporary black and white cartoons, your search ends at the Bunker Cartoon Gallery. Australia’s first and only black and white cartoon collection can all be found here. An authentic WWII bunker was transformed into an art gallery and hence, the name.
  10. One of the awesome things children enjoy the most
    Bellinger River National Park

    National Park

    A beautiful park to trek through, the Bellinger National Park is every nature lover’s dream come true. The pristine waterfalls add charm to the park while the peak ‘Griffith’s lookout’ offers a panoramic view of the Dorrigo Escarpment- a rare treat in itself! A must if you visiting the park solo or with family and friends.
  11. The best option for younger visitors
    Bruxner Park Flora Reserve

    Family and Kids

    Had too much of sightseeing? Are you ready for some adventure? Drive up to the Bruxner Park Flora Reserve and sign up for one of the many of their forest trails. Treat yourself to a fabulous view of the city from the lookout points, frequented by many. The trails are fairly easy and are full of sign posts, so the chances of losing your way or not being able to finish the trail is next to nil. D...Read more
  12. A place where kids enjoy and have fun
    South Solitary Island

    Family and Kids

    True to its name, the South Solitary Island is one of the most isolated places in New South Wales. In fact its location is so odd that the island is only accessible by a helicopter- the tours conducted by the Precision Helicopters and National Parks and Wildlife. South Solitary Island is home to a lighthouse and a keeper’s quarters that were abandoned 1975 when the lighthouse was automate...Read more
  13. A place perfect for families with kids
    Artisti Di Espresso

    Family and Kids

    The cafe is known for its rich coffee with light meals and a range of desserts- from muffins, tarts to sandwiches. The perfect place to grab a bite or two on the way to explore the city, the Artisti Di Espresso is sure to find a loyal customer in its visitors. Do try their signature gluten free muffins, white chocolate muffins and ofcourse that hot cup of coffee!
  14. A favorite place to take the kids in the city
    Yarrawarra Aboriginal Cultural Centre

    Family and Kids

    Highlighting the Yarrawara culture, the cultural center includes highlighting on other cultures which are fast fading away. The perfect way to learn about history of these cultures along with their struggles, beliefs and art, the center also provides many programs and guides along with skill-based workshops. Highlights include: Gumbaynggirr History Site Tour Bush Tucker and Medicine Walk Music...Read more
  15. It's just one of those places to visit and hang out
    Muttonbird Island

    Family and Kids

    A little ahead of Coffs Harbour lays the wondrous island by the name of Muttonbird Island. Considered to the best mini day trips you can take from Coffs Harbour, the island is named after the bird species that are found here in abundance, especially from late August to early April. If you’re lucky, you’ll get to see some baby muttonbirds. There’s a 500 meter walk to the top of...Read more