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Shae Killey4 years ago

Want to get the kids off the couch? This'll do the trick

Your kids are only young once, so make sure you never waste a minute! If your child spends the entire school holidays sitting in their room playing video games or sleeping in, they don't know what they're missing out on. We've found the perfect day of activities in Coffs Harbour that the whole family will remember for the rest of their lives.

Snorkelling

Jetty Dive Centre Coffs Harbour

Some of the marine life on offer, Jetty Dive - Coffs Harbour
Some of the marine life on offer, Jetty Dive Centre Coffs Harbour – Coffs Harbour

The warmer Coffs Harbour water provides the perfect underwater environment for a rich variety of sea life that makes snorkelling in this area a one-of-a-kind experience. The Solitary Islands Marina Park protects local reefs and marine life, meaning just a short boat ride off the Coffs Coast you can enjoy an afternoon of snorkelling with the family. If you don’t own your own boat then Jetty Dive Centre Coffs Harbour can provide that service as well as snorkelling gear for hire. So arrange a trip today for you and the family.
Where: 398 Harbour Drive Coffs Harbour NSW

Morfish

Barista art, Morfish - Coffs Harbour
Barista art, Morfish – Coffs Harbour

After your morning snorkel, start your day the right way with a good energy boost from Morfish Cafe. Whether it’s a cup of finely blended barista-style coffee or one of the many Morfish breakfast selections, which range from eggs benedict with hollandaise sauce to a corn fritter stack with bacon and avacado. This little Coffs Harbour gem is a must for you and the family these school holidays. Located within the Park Beach Plaza, you may even have time to do a little shopping while you’re at it.
Where: Park Beach Plaza 59 Park Beach Rd Coffs Harbour NSW


Camel Rides

Coffs Coast Camels 

Camels ready for the trip, Coffs Coast Camels - Coffs Harbour
Camels ready for the trip, Coffs Coast Camels – Coffs Harbour

How about something a little different these school holidays? After the kids have something in their stomachs, it would be a good idea to head to activity number two for the day. If you’ve never been camel riding before it’s definitely something the whole family should tick off their bucket list together. The very site of a camel will most likely put a smile on your child’s face, let alone getting to jump on the back of the beautiful beast. But don’t worry the kids won’t be having all the fun; being on the back of a camel can be quite relaxing for the parents and is a unique way to experience the Coffs Coast beaches in all their natural beauty.
Where: 1 Jordan Esplanade Coffs Harbour NSW

Wholly Cow Cafe

Burger with the lot, Wholly Cow Cafe - Coffs Harbour
Burger with the lot, Wholly Cow Cafe – Coffs Harbour

If it’s lunchtime in Coffs, then look no further then Wholly Cow Cafe. Their philosophy is to create a dining experience that uses only local ingredients to produce fresh and tasty meals that you and the family will devour. Specialising in great coffee, as well as fresh and wholesome burger selections you won’t be disappointed if you eat here for lunch. All burger patties are handmade and put together with 100% premium quality Australian meats and vegetables, so it doesn’t matter whether you choose a burger with the lot, or you’d prefer a wrap as a lighter option, Wholly Cow Cafe will make sure you and the kids are completely satisfied at an affordable price.
Where: 2/39 First Ave Sawtell NSW


Go Karting

F1 Kart Hire

Stylish karts, F1 Kart Hire - Coffs Harbour
Stylish karts, F1 Kart Hire – Coffs Harbour

After a leisurely ride on the back of a camel, the kids will be ready to get into an activity that gets the adrenaline pumping. Finish the afternoon at F1 Kart Hire, Coffs Harbour’s only go kart raceway. Located only 5 minutes from the Coffs Harbour City Centre, your kid will be grinning from ear to ear when they put their helmet on and jump into one of the karts at this raceway. While the karts are extremely quick, they are still safe and the entire experience is fully supervised so you won’t have to worry about anybody getting hurt. The 2 stroke karts are for ages 7 up and electric carts available if they’re bit younger, so bring the family down for a day of racing at F1 Kart Hire
Where: 191 Parramatta Road Coffs Harbour NSW

Edelweiss Bavarian Restaurant

Friendly atmosphere, Edelweiss Bavarian Restaurant - Coffs Harbour
Friendly atmosphere, Edelweiss Bavarian Restaurant – Coffs Harbour

With such a huge day of activities the kids will begging to stop-off at Edelweiss Bavarian Restaurant on the way home. Situated just off the Pacific Highway, you can enjoy a range of traditional German selections that’ll make sure the kids sleep well afterwards. Whether you munch into an authentic German hotdog or you’d prefer a more wholesome juicy schnitzel, whatever you choose Edelweiss Bavarian Restaurant will guarantee that it is cooked to perfection using authentic German style techniques. This restaurant has a warm and friendly atmosphere and is also home to a range of European beer and wine selections for you and the partner to indulge.
Where: 168 Pacific Highway North Boambee Valley NSW

Where will you be taking the kids in Coffs this school holidays? Tell us which restaurants you’ll be filling up at. 

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