9 days in Coffs Harbour & Port Macquarie Itinerary

9 days in Coffs Harbour & Port Macquarie Itinerary

Created using Inspirock New South Wales route planner
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Coffs Harbour
— 4 nights
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Port Macquarie
— 4 nights
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Coffs Harbour — 4 nights

Nestled between the mountains and the ocean, Coffs Harbour is one of the larger cities in New South Wales.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Coffs Harbour Muttonbird Island and Pippi Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Coffs Harbour side-trips: Yamba (My Fave Home Living & Main Beach Yamba). There's still lots to do: take a leisurely stroll along Urunga Boardwalk, stroll through Coffs Harbour Beach, take some stellar pictures from Forest Sky Pier, and get close to the beloved marine mammals with Dolphin Marine Conservation Park.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Coffs Harbour driving holiday planner.

Sydney to Coffs Harbour is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. February in Coffs Harbour sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Port Macquarie.
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Port Macquarie — 4 nights

Known for its numerous beaches and resident koala population, Port Macquarie offers visitors a welcoming environment in which to unwind.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like North Brother Mountain and Douglas Vale Historic Homestead & Vineyard. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Koala Hospital, examine the collection at Roto House, contemplate the long history of Port Macquarie Museum, and delve into the lush surroundings at Old Bottlebutt.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Port Macquarie trip planner.

Traveling by car from Coffs Harbour to Port Macquarie takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Coffs Harbour in February: highs in Port Macquarie hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can fly back home.
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