Muttonbird-island.jpg (18568 bytes)Muttonbird Island Nature Reserve: has an area of eight hectares (20 acres) and is located in Coffs Harbour, on the North Coast of NSW, at the eastern end of the northern breakwall, Coffs Harbour jetty.
This is the most significant Muttonbird site in NSW. Thousands of birds breed here every year. Muttonbirds are also known as Shearwaters. There is a paved walking track that traverses the island and leads to two viewing platforms. The paved track eliminates damage to fragile nesting burrows.
The view from the viewing platform takes in some breath-taking ocean scenery and between June to September passing whales may be observed.