There is a relaxed coastal vibe; enjoy the great outdoors, picturesque beaches and endless waterways, but also the finer things in life - good food and coffee, a treasure trove of shopping and some great wine bars.

Fresh salty air, frolicking dolphins and sandcastles, these are just a few things that describe one of Australia's favourite holiday spots.

No matter what your age there are plenty of activities and experiences to entice you to come out of your shell as you discover this magical coastal playground!  The vibrant CBD of Port Macquarie is surrounded by water, with the Hastings River on one side and stunning beaches on the other, making it one of Australia’s best walking towns. You will feel right at home in flip flops or high heels.

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Cafe Lifestyle

The region has a diverse range of espresso bars and cafes where you can get your daily cuppa and tantalise your tastebuds.  No holiday is complete without doing the hard yards to discover a favourite! So warm up your appetite and get out there and start testing them out today!

Beach Guide

The pristine white sand beaches are a drawcard for visitors and residents alike.  Whether you’re looking for the ideal spot for a leisurely family picnic, a weekend BBQ with friends, a long lazy afternoon, the chance to get your 4WD off the highway and onto the sand, or an opportunity to learn how to surf - a day at the beach is just what you need.

Hinterland Delights

Drive through rich green pastures and quiet villages to waterfalls and picnic spots, go bush walking, horse riding, mountain and trail biking, or visit a producer at the farm-gate.  The hinterland offers many delights for those keen to explore...

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