North Coast Places


Coffs Harbour

Scuba Diving

The warm seas around Coffs Harbour make this particular part of the coast, with its moray eels, manta rays, turtles, and gray nurse sharks, a scuba diver's favorite. Best are the Solitary Islands, 7–21 km (4½–13 mi) offshore.

Jetty Dive Centre. This outfitter rents gear, schedules scuba and snorkeling trips, and hosts certification classes.A double-dive trip costs A$120; a one-day learn-to-dive course is A$249, There are also whale and dolphin watching cruises from June to October from A$59. 398 Harbour Dr., Coffs Harbour, NSW, 2450. 02/6651–1611.

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