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The Big Banana

The Big Banana

The Big Banana is an icon of Australia, it stands five metres high and measures 11 metres long. This giant structure was modeled on a prize winning Coffs Harbour-grown banana back in 1964. The Big Banana amusement park boasts 'The World of Bananas' Theatre and Tour Experience, a Candymaking Kitchen, gift shop, café, nursery, Skywalk and lookout, as well as a multitude of rides and attractions including a water park, ice skating rink, toboggan ride and laser tag arena. The Big Banana is a whole 'bunch' of fun!
Bongil Bongil National Park

Bongil Bongil National Park

Bongil Bongil National Park, south of Coffs Harbour, has plenty to offer the nature lover, including wild beaches, sweeping coastal views and peaceful streams. The park is popular with locals for a spot of fishing, either on the pontoon by Bonville Creek or on the beach around Bundagen Head. There are opportunities for both beach and rainforest walking. Climb up to Sawtell Headland, a popular spot for whale watching between May and November. Picnic and barbecue facilities are also available.
Dolphin Marine Magic

Dolphin Marine Magic

Live your dream and swim with a dolphin or a seal, or be a 'Trainer for a Day' in this beautiful environment. Formerly known as the Pet Porpoise Pool, this marine park is home to Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins, seals, a flock of little penguins, green sea turtles, fresh water turtles and a variety of fish. There are two Marine Discovery Presentations each day. Arrive early to get a photo taken while you receive kisses from a dolphin and a seal. There's also a penguin feeding session, and for the brave - a reptile show.
Whale Watching

Whale Watching

The pristine coastline around Coffs Harbour is one of the best locations on the east coast of Australia for sighting humpback whales and their newborn calves on the annual breeding migration from May to November. Hop on a cruise to see these magnificent mammals up close, or head to one of the coastal headlands to watch them go by. The Rotary Lookout and Captain Cook Lookout in Nambucca Heads serve up superb views eastwards and over the mouth of the Nambucca River. In nearby Bongil Bongil National Park, Sawtell Headland is famous for frequent sightings.
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