About the Area

Port Macquarie is situated midway between Sydney and Brisbane on the New South Wales' North Coast. Boasting pristine waterways and some of Australia's most beautiful beaches it is fast being recognised as a must-see holiday destination.

The town has a rich European history dating back to the 1820's with tangible reminders of the period with the main township featuring old world architecture mixed with new vibrant developments.

With its ideal location at the mouth of the Hastings River it makes the perfect spot for a variety of water sports including deep sea fishing, jetskiing, parasailing and river cruising.

Port Macquarie is now becoming known as a key destination for great food and wine with an abundance of restaurants and cafes lining the town's streets as well as numerous wineries located in the Greater Port Macquarie area.

Winery staff are knowledgeable and friendly and offer tastings as well as cellar door sales making day trips to the vineyards an enjoyable and fruitful way to enjoy Port Macquarie.

Things to do in Port Macquarie:

  • Billabong Koala and Wildlife Park
  • Skirmish Down Under
  • Jet skiing
  • Vineyards and wine tasting
  • Sea Acres Rainforest Centre
  • Hastings River
  • Sunset, river and whale watching cruises