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Location Highlights: Coffs Harbour

23 Jan, '18

In Happy, healthy ageing tips, What's life without Freedom!

 

On Saturday the 20th of January Freedom Aged Care Coffs Harbour opened their doors to the community to show off their recent makeover.  Our community recently underwent an expansion and major refurbishment to the community centre, residences and gardens. 

 

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Hon Luke Hartsuyker MP, the Federal Member for Cowper and Councillor Dr Jan Strom attended the event to officiate the 're-opening' ribbon cutting ceremony, with our own residents Allan Robertson and Nola Page holding the ribbon.  

 

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It was a wonderful day for our Freedom residents, family members and visitors with live music, dancing, food and wine tasting, vintage cars, face-painting and a jumping castle for the kids.

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Coffs Harbour is a renowned Australian coastal city; boasting quiet uncrowded beaches, tranquil rainforests and a diversity of native wildlife.  With the recent makeover of our Coffs Harbour community we at Freedom Aged Care think it is the perfect time to create a list of the best things to do while in Coffs Harbour.

 

 

For the quintessential tourists

The Big Banana:

It’s the most iconic and the original Australian ‘Big Thing’. Built in the 1960’s, this Coffs Harbour attraction is surrounded by a banana plantation and sits in front of an amusement park.

 

Forest Sky Pier: 

Offering panoramic views of Coffs Harbour, this lookout allows visitors to gain a bird’s eye view of bush, mountains, sea and everything in between. Korora lookout is just over a kilometre from the Forest Sky Pier.

 

 

For the nature fans

Bindarri National Park: 

Home to Bangalore Falls walking track, Bindarri National Park is full of lush flora, mountain bike trails, walking tracks, picturesque spots for birdwatching, picnicking and swimming.

 

Dorringo National Park:

Just an hour from Coffs Harbour, Dorringo National Park offers breathtaking waterfalls, Crystal Shower Falls being one of the highlights, birdwatching opportunities and scenic barbeque areas.

 

 

For the beach lovers

Jetty Beach: 

Close to the centre of Coffs Harbour, Jetty Beach is well protected from swell and ideal for families. It is also close to Boambee Beach, which is popular with 4WD beach fishers and allows people to walk their dogs off the leash. Be aware these beaches are not patrolled.

 

Park Beach: 

Attracting surfers, fishermen, family picnickers and those who love their water sports, this patrolled beach is one of the most popular in Coffs Harbour. Accommodation is available near the beach.

 

 

For the adventurers

Splash Golf: 

Whether you’re an amateur, a beginner or a pro golfer, Splash Golf is enjoyable for all ages and skill levels. With prices starting at $10 and chances to win prizes, this addictive bit of fun is a great form of entertainment.

 

Jetty Dive:

Offering whale watching and scuba diving, Jetty Dive offers different intensities of fun and exploration to suit anyone.

 

 

Coffs Harbour is a beautiful place to live or visit and with our new community makeover Freedom Aged Care Coffs Harbour is a must see, come in and say hello.

 

 

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