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Waterfall Way : Bellingen to Armidale

October 3rd 2015

  The Waterfall Way is a 165km road that runs from the Pacific Highway along the coast, through Bellingen, to Armidale in the New England Tablelands.  It’s a wonderfully scenic drive with plenty to see, including rainforest, waterfalls and green …

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Bellingen YHA

October 1st 2015

  Bellingen YHA is one of our favourite hostels in Australia.  It’s so laidback and homely, occupied by friendly guests, and set amongst the beautiful lush country of the Waterfall Way.  The nearby village is just as carefree, featuring a …

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Explore : Coffs Harbour & the Coffs Coast

September 29th 2015

  We rolled into Coffs Harbour at dusk, after watching the sky change colour from Sealy Lookout.  We did a quick tour of town, bought some supplies from the supermarket and settled into the Coffs Harbour YHA with a big …

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The Big Banana, Coffs Harbour NSW

September 27th 2015

  The Big Banana is Australia’s first big thing!  It was built in 1964 outside a banana plantation to draw in customers but over the years, it’s grown into a massive tourist attraction and amusement park.  The Big Banana recently celebrated its 50th …

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Coffs Harbour YHA

September 25th 2015

  We rocked up to Coffs Harbour at sunset and were overjoyed to be spending the night in a warm bed.  The Coffs Harbour YHA is clean, comfortable and spacious, and located in a convenient and quiet area that is …

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Explore : Northern Rivers – the coast between Byron Bay & Coffs Harbour

September 23rd 2015

  We had just spent close to a week in Byron Bay and were looking forward to our next adventure.  The road between Byron Bay and Coffs Harbour was supposed to be glorious, with a few stops along the coast …

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Big Things : The Big Prawn, Ballina NSW

September 21st 2015

  Built in 1989, the Big Prawn started off tail-less and sat upon the West Ballina transit centre.  Visitors could go into a viewing deck within the Prawn’s head and lookout through its bulging eyes.  It’s since undergone a makeover …

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