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Whale watching at Muttonbird Island

Muttonbird Island Nature Reserve

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Whale watching at Muttonbird Island.

Getting there and parking

To get to Muttonbird Island Nature Reserve from Coffs Harbour:

  • Follow Harbour Drive, then take Marina Drive to the waterfront and marina
  • Or take Orlando Street and cross the railway line to Coffs Harbour Yacht Club.

The Eastern Side lookout is on the eastern side of the island, a short walk from the carpark area along the marina breakwall. To get there, follow the short paved walkway that traverses the island.


Parking is available in and around the marina and waterfront precinct off Marina Drive, a short walk from Muttonbird Discovery display.

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Disability access level - no wheelchair access

Whale watching at Muttonbird Island

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