AUSSIE ICON: Coffs Harbour's Big Banana is still a traffic stopper.
AUSSIE ICON: Coffs Harbour's Big Banana is still a traffic stopper. Trevor Veale

Top things to do: Port Macquarie to Yamba

FIVE adventures that are not to be missed when travelling from Port Macquarie to Yamba:

Woolgoolga Art Gallery

WOOLGOOLGA Art Gallery is a community-based gallery run by volunteers. There are regular exhibitions, classes and workshops in a variety of arts and crafts. All exhibition items are for sale.

Slim Dusty Centre

SLIM was the first Australian to have an international record hit, and the first singer in the world to have his voice beamed to earth from space. The Slim Dusty Museum is a major tourism drawcard, making this facility a must- see on the national and international visitors scene. Kempsey.

Cascade mountain bike trail

ENJOY a scenic cycling route through the rainforest on Cascade mountain bike trail, only an hours' drive from Coffs Harbour and spot lyrebirds, reptiles and other wildlife along the way.

Ricardoes Tomatoes and Strawberries

JUST 10 minutes north of Port Macquarie on the Mid North Coast. Call in and experience the pleasure of picking your own plump, luscious strawberries. Farm Gate Sales - 7am-5pm. Big Red Cafe - 9am-3pm. www.ricardoes.com

Coffs Harbour City Gallery

THE gallery has a highly flexible exhibiting space of 200 square metres and presents a diverse program of historical and contemporary exhibitions designed for the enjoyment and education of the community of Coffs Harbour.


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