ABOUT COFFIN BAY

The beautiful and idyllic town of Coffin Bay, surrounded by sea and National Parks, overlooks the pristine waters of Port Douglas and Kellidie Bay, which are part of an extensive bay system that includes Little Douglas, Mount Dutton and Yangie Bays.

In these bays, you will see numerous pods of dolphins whilst some of the islands are home to seals and sea lions and many breeding seabirds.

 

ATTRACTIONS

ACTIVITIES ON THE WATER

Enjoy fabulous fishing (boat, beach, rock, jetty), boating, sailing, canoeing, kayaking, surfing, water skiing, paddle boarding, swimming, snorkelling, diving, windsurfing, in fact all water sports.

ACTIVITIES ON THE LAND

There are walking trails with fabulous scenery, mini golf, playgrounds, free public BBQs, oval with cricket pitch, tennis and basketball courts (key and nets available from the general store), BMX track, lawn bowls, indoor bowls or join the kangaroos and emus for a round of golf on the picturesque nine hole golf course. If you don’t feel active, then just sit back and enjoy the relaxed atmosphere of Coffin Bay – be sure to take in one of our spectacular sunrises or sunsets.

GENERAL FACILITIES

There are two general stores (food, petrol, ice, bait, ATMs, etc), post office, motor mechanic, two bottle shops, hotel, chemist, butcher, Community Health Centre, Doctors’ clinic, hairdressers, pizza and home – made food shop and a community church.

A MEAL OUT PERHAPS..

You will be welcome at both the Yacht Club and the Sports Club for meals. The yacht club is open on Wednesday, Friday and Sunday evenings and the Sports Club opens on Sunday evenings. The Coffin Bay Hotel and 1802 Oyster Bar+Bistro are great hospitality options and are open most days and evenings.

INDOOR ENTERTAINMENT

In the local hall, indoor bowls is held on Friday afternoon; the library is open Saturday mornings and markets held twice monthly on Sundays. At 2 pm on Wednesdays there is social 8 Ball at the Sports Club.

DAY TRIPS

There are also plenty of half day trips that you can enjoy to such places as Coffin Bay National Park, Kellidie Bay, Wangary, Mount Dutton Bay, Farm Beach, Little Douglas, Gallipoli Beach (site of the filming of Gallipoli with Mel Gibson), Frenchmans, Coles Point, Greenly Beach, Port Lincoln, Cummins, Todd Reservoir, the animal farm, tuna farms, museums, wineries, etc. with full day trips to Point Sir Isaac (4WD only), Lincoln National Park, Whalers Way, Halls Bay, Lake Hamilton, Sheringa, Locks Well, Elliston, Talia Caves, Venus Bay and many more.

COFFIN BAY WEATHER

Coffin Bay experiences a delightful Mediterranean climate with summers in the high 20ºs, lovely autumns, ranging from high teens to mid 20ºs...

 

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