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Coffs Harbour Muttonbird Island

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Coffs Harbour main marina/Pier, Coffs Harbour, New South Wales 2450, Australia
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All reviews mutton birds great walk worth the climb steep walk paved path migrating whales well worth the effort break wall whale season viewing platform take your time a bit windy co op up hill whale watching blue tongue waves crashing
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Reviewed yesterday

Expansive 360 degree Views of the Pacific Ocean, Solitary Islands and Coffs Harbour Hinterland from the top of Muttonbird Island. Improved by congrgating areas and interpretation spaces of the natural and cultural heritage of Muttonbird Island. By staying on the paved paths, you can share...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Brad D
Reviewed 5 days ago

Beautiful walk over the island, resting spots along the way as it is a steep path! But the amazing views across Coffs Harbour as well as up and down the coastline are well worth it. A great whale watching spot on the far side of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank michellen855
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Stumbled on Muttonbird Island more by accident than a planned outing. Was really just exploring the Harbour and walking along the sea wall when I came upon the tourist information about the large green rocky out crop in from of me. So went to have...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank 1_Aussie_Wanderer
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great walk across the headland - go right to the end don't stop at the mid-point. It is a steep walk but not long all on a good path. No birds when we were there so might be different when they are.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank A4092KGjohnv
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not too much effort if you are an average person but well worth the walk. Scenery is nice and the water has a great colour to it. Love this place.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ArcticTurtle
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This small island attached to the end of the Marina that we explored for the first time. What a fantastic place for a walk. The path is steep, but well worth the view at the top. You can either sit and enjoy the view or...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Vanessa W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lot of Indian and vegan restaurants. Market was good. Local grown Banans were cheap and excellent taste. Saw tell and Jetty beaches were good. disappointing was the Butterfly House as entrance fees were expensive.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Dharanendran P
Reviewed November 10, 2018

Small island joined to main marina area by a causeway. Dont try for an evening visit as appears access is locked off then, not sure of opening closing times. Island is bigger than looks from marina. Walk up to 1st viewing platfom relatively steep and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Craig C
Reviewed November 10, 2018

Nice flat stroll to the Island along the boardwalk. Steep walk to the top. Gets your heat rate up. Some very nice boats to admire on your way.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Heather W
Reviewed November 9, 2018

Regularly visit Muttonbird Island when in Coffs. Generally see some sort of marine life as well as the birds. Often dolphin or turtles. Thai year, very windy and rough seas, we were rewarded with a fantastic display of migrating whales. From the island we could...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Ed M
August 24, 2018|
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Response from ozuck | Reviewed this property |
It is called Mutton bird Island but is connected to the mainland by the boardwalk, pathway that they presently working on.. so no cost.