Scenic Drives

Jump in, buckle up, unfold the map and head off into the wilderness – our region is made for touring.

The smooth stretch of the Pacific Highway whisks you along the coast in comfort, but unless you take a few turn-offs and explore, you’ll miss some of the most beautiful and interesting spots. You’ll be surprised how many quiet bays and beaches there are, tucked away at the end of the roads that lead to the sea.

Inland too, there are surprises to discover – roads through green dairylands to friendly country towns, roads that wind up through rainforest to the rim of the Great Divide, roads that bring you to milestones in our rich heritage.


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4×4 Touring Routes

A new online guide of some of the best trails ranging from mild to wild with map links. Start at … Continued

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Touring Guidebook

Interested in some of our top driving trails for sealed, soft-roader and 4WD vehicles? There’s plenty of routes and trails including maps available in the new online guide.

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Waterfall Way

This is a fascinating and scenic long day’s discover of the New England Tableland. For a shorter alternative, see the spectacular Dangar Falls near Dorrigo then return to Coffs via Cascade and Coramba.

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World Heritage Wanderings

Today Dorrigo National Park is a world heritage area, although archaeological sites in the Dorrigo region show us that people of the Gumbaynggirr nation have lived in the area for over five thousand years, using the subtropical rainforest as one of the diverse habitats within their tribal range.

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Motorcycle Routes

For two-wheelers looking for stunning landscapes, cliff-hugging escarpment roads and winding hinterland trails, Coffs Coast is your place.  In just … Continued

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Rally Routes

Enjoy the quiet country roads Coffs Coast is proof that you don’t have to be a Colin McRae, Ken Block … Continued

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Northern Forests Drive

This route takes you north from Coffs Harbour along the beaches, inland to Nana Glen, Glenreagh and Coramba and back … Continued

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Southern Beaches Drive

This route takes in the beaches and seaside towns and villages of Sawtell, Mylestom, Urunga and the Bongil Bongil nature … Continued