The Pet Porpoise Pool
Where: Orlando St, Coffs Harbour
What: dolphin show presentations, kisses from seals and dolphins, fish aquarium, seal enclosure, feedings and Creekside cafe. Two shows each day, 10am and 1pm arrive 30 minutes early to get FREE kisses with the Seals and Dolphins!
The Pet Porpoise Pool also has parties for kids – see here for more info.
How much: $32 adult / $17 Kids (3-15yrs) / Family pass $86. Annual passes also available. (Discount tickets available – see website)
The Big Banana
Where: 351 Pacific Hwy, Coffs Harbour (North)
What: Loads to see and do! Toboggan rides, Water Park, Ice Skating, World of bananas, cafe and gift shop, trike rides, Candy Kitchen, Puppet People and Nursery. Don’t forget you MUST have a chocolate coated banana from the cafe while you are there.
There are also birthday party packages available for your kids as well.
National Marine Centre Aquarium
Where: Bay Drive, Charlesworth Bay Coffs Harbour
How much: $10 adult / $6 per child / Family $25 / Under 3 yrs free
The Clog Barn
Where: 215 Pacific Hwy, Coffs Harbour
What: see clogs being made by hand, stroll around the model Dutch Village and have breakfast or lunch in Big Oma’s Coffee House.
Butterfly House, Maze & Tearooms
Where: 5 Strouds Rd, Bonville
What: walk among hundreds of butterflies in an enclosed rainforest setting and try the outdoor maze. Also runs a special tour for kids aged 6-12 yrs called “Kaleidoscope Kids” – see ‘Clever Kids’ for more information.
How much: $16 adult / children 4-16yrs $8 / family pass $45
Yarrawarra Aboriginal Cultural Centre
Where: 170 Red Rock Rd, Corindi Beach
What: Bush Tucker Cafe, regional Indigenous gallery, various workshops, events and activites.
The Honey Place
Where: 8147 Pacific Hwy, Urunga
What: A unique and fascinating place where you can see a working colony of Honybees, browse the rangs of honey products and enjoy the cafe.
Where: James Small Dr, Korora
What: A working confectionary factory with carob as the main product, but they also stock a large range of other sweets. Do a tour, sample to taste, have a cuppa and shop in the lolly shop.
Open: 10am – 4pm Monday – Saturday
Contact: www.carobana.com.au / Freecall: 1800 700 118
Pacific Sapphire Fossicking Centre
Where: 14A Bruxner Park Rd, Coffs Harbour
What: Fossicking for Sapphires, all equipment supplied. Open 9-4pm daily, closed Wednesdays.
Contact: 02 66 519 053 / 0431 113 055