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    Discover the best of Coffs Harbour with a Car Hire

    Auto Europe makes car hire in Coffs Harbour easy and affordable. With over 60 years of experience be confident that you can book your car hire in Coffs Harbour with Auto Europe over our safe, reliable and secure online booking system. We will compare major global car hire suppliers to ensure we find you the best prices and highest quality vehicles available. Receive an online quote in three simple steps and book a great deal today!

    Coffs Harbour has been a famous family holiday destination amongst Australian's for many years. This beautiful location on the Australian east coast boasts lush green parks, crystal blue watered beaches and everything in between. It is the perfect destination to explore with your car hire as there are many recreational activities you can part take in at your own pace. Surfers should visit Park Beach, the main beach in Coffs Harbour perfect for a day out on the water. Families with children can swim at the mouth of Coffs Creek, a smaller sheltered beach. If you'd like to learn how to scuba dive, make the trip to the Solitary Islands marine park just off the coast of Coffs Harbour. Other water-based activities include dolphin and whale watching cruises as well as full open water jetty dive courses and night dives. Visitors who prefer to fly can have a scenic helicopter flight over the stunning beaches and rainforest.

    There are various markets in Coffs Harbour that have different products to offer. The Jetty Markets are held every Sunday and offer all things art and craft. The Growers Market is held in the CBD and where you will find fresh produce. The Harbourside Markets feature local craft pieces and live music in a shaded area near the popular Jetty Foreshores area and beaches. The Jetty area is also known for the best eateries in Coffs Harbour, with a variety of bars, pubs, restaurants and cafes on offer that ranges in quality and price.

    Travelling through Coffs Harbour with a Car Hire

    A short drive south of the city you will find Coffs Harbour Butterfly House, an indoor rainforest filled with some of the most exotic butterflies in the world. With tearooms and a giant maze, this is a fan favourite for the whole family. Drive a little north along the Pacific Highway and check out the Big Banana. The first of Australia's fascination with big things, it is a great place to learn about the area's famous banana industry, as well as tasting local banana specialities. Built in 1964, the attraction has grown into a theme park with toboggan rides, ice skating and in recent years has become the home to the world's largest inflatable waterslide.

    Port Macquarie is a small city just two hours south of Coffs Harbour. This tropical region experiences warm weather year round and is well known for plentiful wildlife including kangaroos and koalas. Port Macquarie is also the site of the first ever sugar cane plantation in Australia. The vibrant coastal region of the Gold Coast is about four hours north of Coffs Harbour and a year-round tropical destination. It boasts golden sandy beaches and a buzzing nightlife. There are activities here for the whole family to enjoy including Australia's famous theme parks Warner Brothers Movie World, Dreamworld and Wet'n'Wild Water World.

    If you'd prefer a more laid back location make your way to Tamworth a town famous for its music culture and locally known as the "Country Music Capital of Australia." You can visit the Golden Guitar and take part in the Tamworth Country Music Festival if you're travelling through in January along with 50,000 attendees. With over 150 parks and gardens, Toowoomba is also a relaxing place to unwind. Here you can visit the Spring Bluff Railway Station and have a picnic amongst the lush gardens or go to the scenic wineries in the area.

    Car Hire Suppliers and Depots in Coffs Harbour

    Auto Europe's supplier depots in Coffs Harbour include Thrifty and Europcar.

    Depots are conveniently located at Coffs Harbour Airport and various city locations. Enter your details in the search form to find the depot closest to you.

    Driving in Coffs Harbour

    Parking and Tolls

    On and off street parking is offered in Coffs Harbour CBD with different time restrictions depending on the area. On street parking is controlled by meters and generally have a maximum time limit of 1 or 2 hours. There are car parks in the city centre that offer free parking for up to 3 hours as well as all day parking areas.

    Useful Driving Distances and Day Trip Ideas in Coffs Harbour

    • Coffs Harbour to Port Macquarie (160km approx.2 hr)
    • Coffs Harbour to Armidale (190km approx. 2hr30min)
    • Coffs Harbour to Byron Bay (245km approx. 3hr)
    • Coffs Harbour to Gold Coast (320km approx. 4hrs)
    • Coffs Harbour to Tamworth (300km approx. 4hr)
    • Coffs Harbour to Toowoomba (495km approx. 5hr 45min)
    • Coffs Harbour to Sydney (540km approx. 6hr)

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