41 days in Forster & Coffs Harbour Itinerary

41 days in Forster & Coffs Harbour Itinerary

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41 days in Forster & Coffs Harbour Itinerary

Start: Adelaide
Fly + Drive:  10​h 30​min
1
Forster
— 21 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Coffs Harbour
— 18 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Adelaide

21
nights
Forster

Forster ©
Forster is a coastal town in the Mid North Coast region of New South Wales, Australia, in the Mid-Coast Council LGA, about 308km north-north-east of Sydney. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Forster: Hawks Nest (Bennetts Beach, Jimmy's Beach, & more), Port Stephens Shell Museum (in Corlette) and Nelson Bay (Fly Point, Dolphin & Whale Watching, & more). Spend the 13th (Wed) exploring nature at Tomaree National Park. Make the 19th (Tue) an awe-inspiring day at Saltwater National Park. There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Tomaree Head, admire the sheer force of Ellenborough Falls, enjoy the sand and surf at Elizabeth Beach, and take in the waterfront activity at Soldiers Point Marina.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Forster online day trip planner .

Adelaide to Forster is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive. In January, daily temperatures in Forster can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to travel to Coffs Harbour.

Things to do in Forster

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Nelson Bay, Shoal Bay, Fingal Bay, Taree, Hawks Nest
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Tomaree Head ©
Tomaree Head
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Gan Gan Lookout ©
Gan Gan Lookout

18
nights
Coffs Harbour

Coffs Harbour ©
Nestled between the mountains and the ocean, Coffs Harbour is one of the larger cities in New South Wales.
Explore Coffs Harbour's surroundings by going to South West Rocks (Scuba & Snorkeling, Smoky Cape Lighthouse, & more), Dorrigo (Dorrigo National Park & Dangar Falls) and Scotts Head Beach (in Scotts Head). Spend the 8th (Fri) exploring nature at Ulidarra National Park. Next up on the itinerary: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Pet Porpoise Pool - Dolphin Marine Magic, stroll through Pippi Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Coffs Harbour Beach, and appreciate the history behind The Big Banana Fun Park.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Coffs Harbour online trip planner .

Traveling by car from Forster to Coffs Harbour takes 3 hours. In February, daytime highs in Coffs Harbour are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Coffs Harbour

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

South West Rocks, Dorrigo, Sawtell, Yamba, Urunga
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Coffs Harbour Butterfly House ©
Coffs Harbour Butterfly House
The Big Banana Fun Park ©
The Big Banana Fun Park
Dolphin Marine Conservation Park ©
Dolphin Marine Conservation Park

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