Where we do it

The Coffs Coast is located on the mid-north coast of NSW, just a couple of hours drive south of Byron Bay.

It’s easy to get here, with quick and convenient daily flights from Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane to Coffs Harbour airport. Bus and train routes also link towns all along the NSW east coast to Coffs Harbour.

The Coffs Coast’s mild, sub-tropical climate is arguably the best in Australia, so you’ll enjoy outdoor activities all year round. Average air temperatures range from 19-27°C (66-81°F) in summer and 7-19°C (45-66°F) in winter. Water temperatures average 25°C (78°F) In summer and 21°C (71°F) in winter.

The Coffs Coast has a diversity of landscapes, with mountain escarpments, World Heritage rainforests, green hinterlands and 90km of coastline blessed with dozens of golden sandy surfing beaches. The Solitary Islands Marine Park extends from the coast, and is an underwater wonderland. There are literally hundreds of outdoor activities and sights to enjoy, to suit all ages, interests and budgets.

The Coffs Coast hosts many national and international sporting events, including: Australian Surf Festival, World Rally Championships, Offshore Superboat Championships, Adventurethon, Great Endeavour Rally, Pittwater to Coffs Yacht Race, OzTag Championships and SurfGroms competitions.

The Coffs Coast is the home of surf legends, Harley Ingleby, and Lee Winkler. Come ride the waves that made them famous!

There are a range of cultural festivals held throughout the year, including: Coffs Jetty Carnival, Woolgoolga Curry Fest, Sawtell Chilli Festival, Bellingen Readers & Writers Festival, Bellingen Jazz & Blues Festival, Toast Urunga, Coffs Comedy and Buskers Festival, and Coffs Film Festival.

Food, Growers and Artisan Markets are held regularly in Coffs Harbour and throughout the region, and are a great way to engage with the local community.

Coffs Coast clubs, pubs and cafes offer regular entertainment showcasing local and national talent, including music of all genres, comedy acts and live shows. The larger clubs and pubs have courtesy buses to get you home safely after the gigs.

What we do

How it all started

Josh was keen to have a surfing holiday overseas, but was overwhelmed with what had to be arranged, and was anxious about how to get around and find the surf spots in an unknown location, especially where there were language barriers. He also had a strict time-frame and budget for his holiday. He eventually found a surfing-specific package deal with his own personal tour guide, and Josh had a great surfing trip. But, Sara being a non-surfer, was left behind at home…. Not fair!

We decided we could do better than that, and since the spectacular Coffs Coast has everything you could ever want from a surfing and sight-seeing holiday, Coffs Coast Surf Tours was born.

Coffs Coast Surf Tours is proud to deliver a stress-free Surf, Sights and Stay Tour Package, where everything’s taken care of. All you have to do is bring your board and relax. We also cater for non-surfers and beginners, so that couples, friends and families can all enjoy a beach-side holiday together, no matter what their surfing ability may be. The Coffs Coast is a renowned tourist destination as well as an awesome surfing location, so sight-seeing and holiday activities are a real bonus for our guests.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Please browse our frequently asked questions and answers for further information. If the answer to your question is not here, we are just an email or phone call away and we’d love to chat with you.

Will there be other people on our tour?

All our tour packages are fully personalised, so you, your partner or friends are the only ones in your tour group.
Our Dorrigo-Bellingen Scenic Day Tours are open to any individual who would like to join the fun. If you have a group of friends and would like a personalised Day Tour for your group, please contact us directly to arrange this.

How many people can be in a tour group?

Our Tour Packages cater for a minimum 2 and maximum of 8 guests. The small group sizes ensure you get a fully personalised tour. We have package deals for 2, 3 and 4 people. If your group is larger than 4, please contact us directly so that we can customise a deal for you and your friends. The more the merrier! Our Dorrigo-Bellingen Scenic Day Tour has a maximum of 10 guests per tour.

Are meals included?

A healthy, hearty breakfast is included in all Tour Packages. This is served at a select cafe with value up to $25 per person per day ($15 for kids). Dietary requirements can be accommodated. You will be responsible for your own lunch and dinner. Your apartment has a kitchenette, and there are cafes and restaurants within walking distance of your accommodation, and a range of home-delivery meal options available.
Dietary requirements can be accommodated. Our Dorrigo-Bellingen Scenic Day Tour includes morning tea, and lunch can be purchased at the Canopy Cafe which has an extensive menu and caters for all dietary requirements. You are welcome to bring your own picnic lunch if desired. Please contact us in advance if you require a Cooler.

Do you cater for non-surfers?

Yes, absolutely! Our Tour Packages especially appeal to couples where only one is a surfer. There is a vast range of beachside activities to keep you amused whilst your partner or friend is out surfing. Our tours offer so much more than just great surfing.
Surfing Lessons can be included in our Tours, as well as loads of other water and beach sports – great fun for people of all abilities (participants must be over 12 years and competent swimmers). Our Dorrigo-Bellingen Scenic Day Tour is suitable for all ages and levels of fitness. If you have a physical disability, please contact us directly to determine your suitability for this tour. We will endeavour to accommodate your needs if possible.

Do you offer surf lessons?

Yes, we sure do! All of our Tour Guides are certified Surf Coaches accredited with Surfing Australia, and surf lessons are included in your tour package if you would like them. We can supply beginner boards – just let us know if you’ll be needing these when you book.
Great fun for people of all abilities (participants must be over 12 years and competent swimmers).

What type of surf breaks are there?

Coffs Coast beaches offer a range of left and right-hand point breaks, and plenty of fun, sandy-bottom open beach breaks.

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