Coffs Coast on the north coast of NSW is always celebrating some product wins recognised within state and national awards for a multitude of experiences. From the best flavoured Gelato through to top tourist attraction, here are some latest award winners:
The Coffs Harbour's walk of discovery, highlighting the harbour's Aboriginal heritage won acclaim at the Qantas Australian Tourism Awards in March 2012. The Island attraction dominating the landscape at the Coffs Jetty and Marina area, known as Giidayn Mirral, added the national award for indigenous tourism to its state and regional accolades. It is a wonderful area featuring artwork of local Aboriginal artists and recognising the local Gumbaynggir heritage.
The National Park Discovery Ranger guided tours interpret the history and provide stories of the sacred site to all those that visit.
Bonville Golf Resort
Bonville Golf Resort is well known as one of the most beautiful golfing resorts in the world. In addition to the stunning tees and tree lined fairways they have this year achieved 'The Best Resort Wedding Reception Venue' in Australia at the Australian Bridal Industry Academy's Designer of Dreams Awards; 'Australia's Leading Golf Resort' award at the 2011 Asia and Australiasia World Travel Awards; and 'Australia's Best Golf Resort' by Luxury Travel & Style Magazines Gold List.
No 2 Oak Street
Nestled in the beautiful countryside village of Bellingen on the Coffs Coast, the highly awarded restaurant, No 2 Oak Street was not only awarded a Sydney Morning Herald Chefs hat for the 9th year in a row, but were also awarded a second Chefs' hat. This year they have won an Australian Good Food & Travel Guide 2012 Award. www.no2oakst.com.au
Darlington Beach Holiday Park located on the pristine northern beaches of Coffs Coast spans over 110 acres of coastal forest and offers 4.5 star accommodation, camping, RV and caravanning sites. In February this year Darlington Park took out the Gold Award with the Caravanning and Camping Industry Association Gumnut program. www.darlingtonbeach.com.au
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