Coffs Taxis

News & History

Celebrating Over 100 Years of History in Coffs Harbour

2017: New Coffs Taxis Smartphone App – Take Control of Your Booking

Continuing to embrace new technology, the smartphone app allows creation and management of bookings, gives fare estimates and accurate updates.

Download the smartphone app now!

Coffs Coast Advocate, 29 March 2017

Coffs Taxis App


2016: 1 Millionth Customer for Coffs Taxis

2016: 1 Million Passengers

Taxi fare and dinner on us, for the 1 millionth passenger!

Coffs Coast Advocate, 2 November 2016


2011: 100 Year Anniverary of Motorised Taxis in Coffs Harbour

Taking a drive down memory lane to mark a major milestone in Coffs Harbour’s history.

Coffs Coast Advocate, 17 December 2011

2011: Celebration for Cabbies


2009: Phone Booking

2009: Telephone Technology Automates Phone Bookings

A revolution in 2009, Coffs Taxis is always looking at technology to make ordering a taxi easier.

Coffs Coast Advocate, 2 October 2009


Coffs Harbour’s First Motorised Taxi

George Hardacre operated the first motorised taxi in Coffs Harbour, between the Jetty and Top Town.

1910 Hardacre Star taxi returns to the museum


2001: Catch This Taxi, 1911 Star Taxi, Coffs Harbour

Historic Taxi Offered For Sale To The Coffs Harbour Historical Society and Museum

A detailed article about the history of Coffs Harbour’s first motorised taxi.

Coffs Harbour Advocate, 6 February 2001


1962: Joining Australia’s First National Taxi Organisation

Lined up outside the radio control base in Castle Street are the nine cabs forming the fleet of Coffs Harbour Yellow Cabs.

Coffs Harbour Advocate, 19 December 1962

1962: Yellow Cab Feature

1940: Taxis Waiting for the Train

1940

Taxis and their drivers waiting for the train

The First Taxis

The Great Grandfather of one of our drivers, Garry Williams, is pictured here.

Horse and Cart Taxi in Coffs Harbour