It’s all about living life here on the Coffs Coast. Living here means being able to enjoy a relaxed lifestyle that city dwellers can only dream of.  The Coffs Coast is a renowned tourism destination offering locals and visitors alike the opportunity to indulge in cultural, nature-based and food experiences. With unspoilt beaches, mountains, rivers, reefs and National Parks and near perfect weather across all seasons, Coffs is the perfect place for an outdoor lifestyle.  There is also the opportunity to engage in a variety of man-made experiences for a range of ages.

Welcome to Coffs Harbour

Coffs Harbour is a great place to raise a family.

In addition to world class education and medical facilities the City boasts a fantastic climate and great outdoor lifestyle. There are an abundant range of events, clubs and groups that you can get the family involved with. Coffs for Kids is a great online resource which aims to be a one-stop place to find things to do, services or products for your kids available in and around Coffs Harbour.

We are a community that is welcoming and likes to be actively involved in our City. Coffs Harbour boasts a volunteering rate higher than the Australian average. The Coffs Connect website details a range of community, sporting and business groups and events in the region for you to be involved in.

A smorgasboard of festivals and events.

Coffs Harbour offers a jam packed event calendar with major annual events including the Coffs Harbour International Comedy and Buskers Festival, Curryfest at Woolgoolga, Camp Creative  in Bellingen, Chilli Festival in Sawtell, Multicultural Harmony Festival, Coffs Harbour Gold Cup carnival and weekly events including the Coffs Coast Growers Market and the Jetty’s Harbourside Market. The Coffs Coast hosts many regional, national and international sporting events in and around the area.  Events such as World Rally Championship, Junior and Senior National Oztag and Surfing festivals are all part of the events calendar. Check out more on events in Coffs Harbour here.

The Coffs Ambassadors program is run by local volunteers who conduct tours of the many local attractions on the Coffs Coast. These tours are a great way for new residents to meet new people and explore their new home. National Parks Discovery Tours also explore the natural environment of Coffs Harbour and offer an insight into the Aboriginal history of the area.

Known as the Creative Coast we have a thriving arts scene.

Coffs Harbour Regional Art GalleryCoffs City Library, Jetty Memorial TheatreCoffs Harbour Regional Conservatorium, and a number of private galleries and studios provide a cultural delight.  Dance studios, music lessons and performances, art and craft galleries and classes all are found on the Coffs Coast.

Retail offerings

The area boasts an extensive range of shops, from boutique specialty stores to all-in-one shopping plazas to vibrant market spaces. As a regional capital, the Coffs Coast offers a complete shopping experience with national franchises, several major department stores, local shops and creative delights.

Opportunities with food, both regional cuisines and international offerings, are easily enjoyed on the Coffs Coast.  Visiting a growers market, attending a cookery lesson or enjoying a simple or extravagant meal at an array of restaurants and cafes are a consistent part of the opportunities available on the Coffs Coast.

Last but not least…

Coffs is easy to get to by road, rail and air with regular daily services to Brisbane and Sydney by rail and road and by air, to Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne.  We also can’t help but boast about the beautiful climate – the most temperate climate in Australia – Coffs Harbour is certainly a place to CREATE your PARADISE.