Nestled along the last bend of the Coquille River, Bandon, OR is a charming seacoast town. Classic old-town streets and a harbor-side boardwalk offer endless hours of strolling, shopping and art gallery crawling.
Despite its undeniable character and charm “Bandon-by-the-Sea” still remains undiscovered and unspoiled.
Visitors discover the hidden gems of opportunity Bandon affords. There’s something for everyone in Bandon.
Bandon’s one-of-a-kind shopping demonstrates the creativity and personality the Bandon locals possess.
Coastal themed home decor, eclectic hand crafts and custom-made jewelry are only a few of the novelties you’ll discover while strolling Bandon’s Old Town Shop district. There are also numerous shops with coastal visitor favorites such as Oregon Coast themed t-shirts, sweatshirts, myrtle wood gifts, jams, jellies, wines and cheeses.
Wildlife viewing is possible year round. There are two grand locations where wildlife viewers can go to see waterfowl, deer, elk and tigers? Yes, tigers.
Bandon, OR is home to the original walk-thru safari, the West Coast Game Park. It’s America’s largest wild animal petting park. You and your family will have the chance to view lions, tigers and bears. Oh my!
Bandon’s other spectacular wildlife viewing opportunity is the Bandon Marsh National Wildlife Refuge. Consisting of a protected intertidal marsh, freshwater marsh and riparian area, Bandon Marsh is open year round. Birders flock to Bandon Marsh to view the seasonally driven migratory birds.
World premier golf courses, surfing, fishing, kayaking and mushroom picking are only a few of the outdoor recreation opportunities existing in Bandon. Whatever scratches your outdoor recreation itch, you’re sure to find it in Bandon.
Want to get out and see what lies in and around Bandon? Sightseeing possibilities abound in Bandon, so get out and take in the history and beauty.
Bullards Beach State Park, 2 miles north of Bandon, provides opportunities for bike riding, picnicking and a visit to a lighthouse. The historic Coquille River Lighthouse is staffed from May to October. Volunteers will share the history of the lighthouse and the area it’s situated on.
Bandon is well known for many different things. It’s called “The Cranberry Capital of the World”, “The Storm Watching Capitol of the World” and because of its four world premier golf courses, Bandon is also referred to as “Oregon’s Golf Coast.”
Visit the Oregon Coast’s most intriguing area for recreation, relaxation and discovery, Bandon-by-the-sea.