Preheat the oven to 190 degrees C. Grease baking trays.
In a large bowl, cream together the butter and sugars until smooth. Beat in the eggs one at a time then stir in the vanilla.
Combine the flour, bicarbonate of soda and salt. Stir into the creamed mixture until well blended. Mix in the chocolate chips, coconut and almonds. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls onto the prepared baking trays.
Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven. Allow cookies to cool on baking tray for 5 minutes before removing to a cake rack to cool completely.