Coffs Harbour travel guide

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You're Going to Love Coffs Harbour

With a population of 26,353, Coffs Harbour is a must-see destination in New South Wales, Australia. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country. Consider staying at least one whole day in Coffs Harbour to see all of its attractions.

Where to Eat in Coffs Harbour

If you’re looking for affordable options, Latitude 30 Restaurant (8/1 Marina Dr) and 99 On Park (99 Park Beach Rd) are great picks.

When to visit Coffs Harbour

Coffs Harbour in June
Estimated hotel price
$133
1 night at 3-star hotel
Coffs Harbour in June
Estimated hotel price
$133
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

Plane

When flying to Coffs Harbour, you’ll arrive at Coffs Harbour (CFS), which is located 3 km from the city centre. The shortest domestic flight to Coffs Harbour departs from Sydney and takes around 1h 25m.

Car

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 Crazy Clark's Car Rentals and Bargain Car Rentals, among others, in Brisbane.

Plane

When flying to Coffs Harbour, you’ll arrive at Coffs Harbour (CFS), which is located 3 km from the city centre. The shortest domestic flight to Coffs Harbour departs from Sydney and takes around 1h 25m.

Car

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 Crazy Clark's Car Rentals and Bargain Car Rentals, among others, in Brisbane.

Airports near Coffs Harbour

Airlines serving Coffs Harbour

Emirates
Excellent (2,102 reviews)
China Eastern
Good (70 reviews)
Qantas Airways
Good (558 reviews)
Air New Zealand
Good (318 reviews)
Virgin Australia
Good (270 reviews)
Rex
Excellent (22 reviews)

Where to stay in Coffs Harbour

Average rates range from around $169 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $340 and up for a 5-star experience. There are also lots of holiday rental options in Coffs Harbour, with prices from $74 to $2,158 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 81% more expensive than a hotel room in the city.

Where to stay in popular areas of Coffs Harbour

Most booked hotels in Coffs Harbour

Charlesworth Bay Beach Resort
4 stars
Good (7.5, Good reviews)
$140+
Breakfree Aanuka Beach Resort
4 stars
Good (7.3, Good reviews)
$139+
Country 2 Coast Motor Inn Coffs Harbour
3 stars
Good (7.2, Good reviews)
$131+
ibis budget Coffs Harbour
2 stars
Okay (5.4, Okay reviews)
$89+

Hiring a car in Coffs Harbour

Hiring a car in Coffs Harbour costs $118 per day, on average.

It’s generally cheaper to hire your vehicle outside the airport: locations in the city are around 25% cheaper than airport locations in Coffs Harbour.

Expect to pay $1.68 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 $20.13 and $26.84. The most frequently booked car type in Coffs Harbour is Intermediate (Class Intermediate Car or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Compact car hire (Nissan Juke or similar) is, on average, 51% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.

Hiring a car in Coffs Harbour costs $118 per day, on average.

It’s generally cheaper to hire your vehicle outside the airport: locations in the city are around 25% cheaper than airport locations in Coffs Harbour.

Expect to pay $1.68 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 $20.13 and $26.84. The most frequently booked car type in Coffs Harbour is Intermediate (Class Intermediate Car or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Compact car hire (Nissan Juke or similar) is, on average, 51% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.