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The Big Banana

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  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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In 1964 John Landi wanted something to make passing traffic stop at his road side banana stall. He had heard of a "Big Pineapple" in Hawaii and thought that something big would definitely stop traffic. With assistance of 1200 pounds and local...more
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351 Pacific Hwy N, Coffs Harbour, New South Wales 2450, Australia
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+61 2 6652 4355
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

smile it’s the big banana! A classic banana themed tourist trap Fun for the whole family and just about everyone. Everything celebrating banana’s Amazing selection of banana souvenirs Must stop 9/10

Thank Joshua N
Reviewed 2 days ago

Is bigger and better than I thought it would be and has more activities than just the big Banana. Friends had the Banana Split and rated it highly. Shop has many trinklets for the kids. More a Family venue but my friend had come through...More

Thank Grant2508
Reviewed 3 days ago

Wouldn’t rush back that’s for sure: had the worst Banana Spilt ever brown as $10 you could only vanilla + banana with a drizzle of Carmel sauce a little cream an a sprinkle of a few nuts. They need to make them excellent as that...More

Thank B3841XIdenises
Reviewed 4 days ago

We wanted to see the big banana nut found everything but! If you want a sort of fun park come leg stretch might be ok. Big banana? I don't think so!

Thank John H
Reviewed 6 days ago

I took my daughter who is 10 here just recently. What a great time we had. Ice skating and the big slide. So much to to do here since the last time I visited. Actually didn’t have enough time to do everything we wanted. Will...More

Thank Wanderer597337
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The kids enjoyed an hour at the water park and then a ride on the Toboggan. Good fun and not too expensive.

Thank OscardaPadre
Reviewed 1 week ago

Iconic Coffs Harbour attraction. Best lolly shop on the North coast. Definitely worth a visit and grab some lollies.

Thank nerts2018
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited during school holidays so decided to not get out. We stopped quickly & took a photo of the big banana (which I had hoped would be bigger!)

Thank 40girl
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped by for a photo opportunity then went into the gift shop. A lot of items for kids from pencils to erasers to cups through to food, clothing for all ages and overpriced things such as stubby coolers etc. There was also a candy...More

Thank lisstravelsalot
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We thought the Big Banana would be a good stopping point while travelling back to Brisbane. How wrong we were! My husband loves his pancakes and had the Canadian pancakes. They have just won his award for the worst pancakes he has ever had! Too...More

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shimaBargaraBeach
September 16, 2018|
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Response from Ginges_revenge | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can get a good coffee there.
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Boggli
November 21, 2016|
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Response from Michael L | Property representative |
Hi Boggli, The best way to explore pricing is via our website, or call 0266524355. We look forward to seeing you!
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Boggli
November 21, 2016|
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Response from Eddie O | Reviewed this property |
website. big Banana no charge but theme parks fees apply
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