Life in Coffs Harbour
Life in Coffs Harbour
Welcome to Coffs Harbour. We know you are going to love living in Coffs Harbour and have a great time if you are passing through.
Is Coffs Harbour a good place to live?
Yes, Coffs Harbour is a great place to live or visit. Below our guide to Coffs Harbour will give you all the information you need to make moving here easier or make your trip a more informed and enjoyable one.
Visas required to live in Coffs Harbour
If you happen to be a citizen from a country other than Australia and are looking to move to Coffs Harbour, you are going to need a visa to do so. Australia has many visas on offer that could allow you to live and work in Coffs Harbour. Due to there being many different visas, each with it’s own rights and obligations, it is best to take our Free Visa Assessment so we can provide accurate advice on the visa options available to you in your specific circumstances.
If you are moving to Coffs Harbour and want to find a job in Coffs Harbour we have a guide specifically on how to find and apply for jobs in Coffs Harbour for new arrivals. Always make sure you have secured a visa that allows you to work before starting your new job.
Map of Coffs Harbour
Weather in Coffs Harbour
Coffs Harbour is a city on the Mid North Coast of New South Wales, Australia, 540 km (340 mi) north of Sydney, and 390 km (240 mi) south of Brisbane. It is one of the largest urban centres on the North Coast, with a population of 78,759 as per 2021 census. The Gumbaynggirr are the original people of the Coffs Harbour region.
Coffs Harbour’s economy was once based on timber and agriculture. Over recent decades, tourism has become an increasingly important industry for the city. Once part of a region known as the Bananacoast, today the tourist city is part of a wider region known as the Coffs Coast.
The city has a campus of Southern Cross University, and a campus of Rural Faculty of Medicine University of New South Wales, a public and a private hospital, several radio stations, and three major shopping centres. Coffs Harbour is near numerous national parks, including a marine national park.
There are regular passenger flights each day to Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane departing from Coffs Harbour Airport. Coffs Harbour is also accessible by road, by NSW TrainLink, and by regular bus services.
Hotels and Accommodation in Coffs Harbour
There are all types of accommodation available in Coffs Harbour. The best place to find Hotels, serviced apartments or holiday lets is via Book Direct and Save Bookdirectandsave.com
This website lists the exact same properties as Airbnb and booking.com but does not charge the high commissions so their nightly accommodation rates are cheaper.
Or contact any of these great local hotels, apartments or holiday accommodation businesses.
Coffs Harbour is full of great businesses and helpful services. Below are a selection of our best.
Accountants in Coffs Harbour
Banks in Coffs Harbour
Cafes in Coffs Harbour
Carpet Cleaners in Coffs Harbour
Dentists in Coffs Harbour
Doctors and Medical clinics in Coffs Harbour
You can make an appointment at any of these local doctors or clinics.
Contact one of the Coffs Harbour Electricians below
Hospitals in Coffs Harbour
Mechanics in Coffs Harbour
Newspapers in Coffs Harbour
Pest Control in Coffs Harbour
Plumbers in Coffs Harbour
Real Estate Agents in Coffs Harbour
Restaurants in Coffs Harbour
Schools in Coffs Harbour
Solicitors in Coffs Harbour
Supermarkets in Coffs Harbour
Vets in Coffs Harbour
For all information on living in towns and cities across Australia visit our Living in Australia index page where you will find 160 guides on areas right across the country.
To live and work in Australia you might be eligible for an Australian Work Visa or a Permanent Residency visa as a skilled worker. Find out more and move to Australia to live and work and start you new life.