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Diggers Beach

Coffs Coast Regional Park

Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Diggers Beach.

Getting there and parking

Diggers Beach is located in Coffs Harbour, opposite the Big Banana.

To get there turn east off the Pacific Highway onto Diggers Beach Road. Continue for approximately 750m and you’ll find two carparks, each offering beach access. Between the carparks is you’ll find vast parklands with the picnic area.

Road quality

  • Sealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • All weather

Parking

Parking is available at Diggers Beach. It can be a busy place on the weekend, particularly during school holidays, so parking might be limited

Best times to visit

Spring

Head to one of the Park's headlands for stunning coastal views and to watch whales.

Summer

The beaches of the park are your playground - go swimming surfing, snorkling and more.

Winter

A great time to walk the Solitary Islands coastal walk.

Weather, temperature and rainfall

Summer temperature

Average

17°C and 29°C

Winter temperature

Average

5°C and 20°C

Rainfall

Wettest month

March

Driest month

August

The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

388.2mm

Facilities

Toilets

  • Flush toilets

Picnic tables

Barbecue facilities

  • Gas/electric barbecues (free)

Carpark

Showers

  • Cold showers

Maps and downloads

Safety messages

Beach safety

Beaches in this park are not patrolled, and can sometimes have strong rips and currents. These beach safety tips will help you and your family stay safe in the water.

Fishing safety

Fishing from a boat, the beach or by the river is a popular activity for many national park visitors. If you’re planning a day out fishing, check out these fishing safety tips.

Mobile safety

Dial Triple Zero (000) in an emergency. Download the Emergency + app before you visit, it helps emergency services locate you using your smartphone's GPS. Please note there is limited mobile phone reception in this park and you’ll need mobile reception to call Triple Zero (000).

Permitted

Fishing

A current NSW recreational fishing licence is required when fishing in all waters.

If you plan on fishing at Diggers Beach you’ll need to take note of Solitary Islands Marine Park zonings.

Prohibited

Pets

Pets and domestic animals (other than certified assistance animals) are not permitted. Find out which regional parks allow dog walking and see the pets in parks policy for more information.

Smoking

NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

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A person running along diggers beach. Photo: Rob Cleary