Cascading down the white lace of a breaking wave or thundering through the rapids, paddling your kayak through mangroves on a quiet reach of a broad river or bumping along a 4WD forest track, exploring the back-country in the saddle of a pony or a mountain bike - somewhere along one of our forest tracks, surf beaches or scenic rivers, you'll find an outdoor experience on Coffs Coast to match your sense of adventure and excitement.
Go your own way - or join a skilled operator with all the local knowledge and equipment to make it a trip to remember.
Guides operate a range of exciting tours which take you off-road along the beach, deep into lush rainforest and bushland, cruising along country roads, making stops along the way at lookouts and popular cafes, restaurants, gift shops and attractions.
Coffs Coast has some great cycle rides. Just print our maps and route descriptions, hire a bike from a local bike shop and head out onto our cycleways to start exploring our region.
The coastal and hinterland towns and villages of Coffs Coast are ideal for touring. Buckle up, unfold the map and you'll soon discover there's so much more to Coffs Coast than you knew.
Keen fishermen - and women! - love Coffs Coast for its excellent fishing opportunities. Hire tackle from a local tackle shop and cast a line from the beach, jetty or rockwall. Or join a fishing charter for an adventurous deep-sea fishing experience.
Hire a single or double go-kart and experience the exhilaration of speed... the thrill of the chase... racing your mates around an international standard go-karting track.
Get a bird's eye view of Coffs Harbour, Muttonbird Island, Coffs Coast's spectacular coastline, Solitary Island Marine Park and the South Solitary Island Lighthouse on a scenic helicopter tour.
Kayaking & Canoeing
Paddle the tranquil waters of our river estuaries by kayak or canoe in a safe, comfortable and surprisingly easy way to explore that is suitable for the whole family. If you're in for more thrills and challenges, see the White Water Rafting section below.
Scuba Diving & Snorkelling
Warm waters and a rich variety of sealife make our region an underwater paradise for scuba divers and snorkellers. Hire gear and arrange a dive charter from a local dive shop, do a PADI course or just join a diving trip to the Solitary Islands Marine Park.
It takes only moments to learn but forever to get the smile off your face! Riding a Segway is quite simply amazing - it feels like nothing you've experienced - because there's never been anything like it.
Skirmish & Survival Courses
Challenge your team or just have some of the best old-fashioned fun with a group of friends, negotiating obstacle courses or riding dirt bikes in an army-style atmosphere.
For a dose of 100% adrenalin - dare to try the thrill and adventure of tandem skydiving. No experience is necessary - just bring along a bold sense of adventure. Trips leave from the Coffs Harbour Regional Airport.
Visit Coffs Coast without riding a wave? Impossible! You'll find a wave to suit your style at one of our string of golden beaches. Hire your gear from local surf shops, or take a surfing lesson from an expert.
Body surfers and board riders all know the special feeling of swooping towards shore on the energy of the Pacific Ocean. But when you're ready to try something different, have a go at surfing on a bouncy inflatable rubber raft!
Enjoy a nature stroll or a longer bush walk in a National Park or State Forest - or explore the tideline on one of our many beaches. Easy-graded bush tracks start at the Dorrigo Rainforest Centre, bringing you close to waterfalls and up above the treetops.
Whale & Dolphin Watching
Thousands of humpback whales make their annual migration along Coffs Coast between May and November. Spot them from a headland or lookout, or join a whale-watching cruise for a closer look. Bottle-nosed dolphins can be seen surfing our waves year round.
White Water Rafting
Ride the wild rapids of the Nymboida River - a world-famous white-water rafting destination - on a wilderness adventure through rocky gorges and calm, rainforest-fringed reaches on an expedition led by expert rafting operators.