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Coffs Harbour Muttonbird Island

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“great walk”(20 reviews)
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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 steep climb paved path migrating whales well worth the effort break wall whale season short hike sea wall viewing platform information boards a bit windy take your time co op up hill whale watching
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Reviewed yesterday

A beautiful walk by the sea, cool breeze and heaps of birds to spot. Native flowers everywhere. Then we saw Dolphins swimming in the ocean. Start early in the morning as the walk will take hours at a leisurely pace and take in all the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank markJ3584AP
Reviewed 5 days ago

There is lots to see ad learn about on this short but scenic walk. be prepared for a short but steep climb up and over the island. read and interpret the information and get the spectacular views.. a must do for kids and all in...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Outnabout57
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A pleasant walk along the harbour arm and then a relatively short walk on the island (quite steep in places, but good pathway which should be manageable for most). Great views along the coast and back to Coffs Harbour. Good information boards along the way....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank SimonK270
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Take a walk along the breakwater past the marina to Mutton Bird Island. Make sure you walk over the top as the views are splendid. If your lucky and it's whale migration season you can see the whales jumping up to say hi.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Cea L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice scenic walk. Though there aren't a lot of steps, the walk is a bit steep. Walking path is well defined and views from the end of the island are amazing.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ruchir_Asthana
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must do activity in Coffs Harbour. It is a short reasonably steep walk (20 min) from the harbour in CH and offers you the best view over CH beaches. The island itself is beautiful and full of instructive panels related to the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Bogdan2005
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family of 6 completed this short hike across Muttonbird Island late one afternoon. The hike begins with a steep climb to get your heart racing. At the top there are magnificent views in every direction. We were lucky enough to spot a kite /...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank danielkayelene
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The walking track starts at the ocean side of the harbor and then leads one very steeply east to the top of the island for superb views of the local coastline. Not the holes along the trail which are the muttonbird burrows.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Greg072
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic views in a beautiful location. Whilst the walk is steep the lookouts are amazing and the views definitely worth the short uphill walk. Our 5 year old managed it comfortably and it took about an hour in total which included a good amount of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank schmackstravel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
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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.