Lorikeet Tourist Park, Arrawarra Review

by on June 7, 2010
in New South Wales

When it comes to accommodation Coffs Harbour certainly has a huge range to choose from – hotels, apartments, holiday homes and caravan parks.  On our last trip up to the Coffs Coast, we opted to stay away from the busyness of town though and headed about 25 minutes north to beautiful Arrawarra.

Guess how the Lorikeet Tourist Park got its name ...

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The Big Banana, Coffs Harbour

by on April 23, 2010
in Attractions, New South Wales

Is it the biggest banana in the world?  The Big Banana in Coffs Harbour must come mightly close.  It’s certainly up the top of the list of Australia’s Big Things.

The Big Banana, Coffs Harbour

The Big Banana, Coffs Harbour

I can remember as a child listening with awe to stories of visits to The Big Banana. I tried to convince Mum and Dad on an annual basis for about 5 years that we should travel north to experience its big excitement.  In my pre-teen mind The Big Banana was so amazing and of such cultural significance that I was being deprived by their refusal to go there.

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