Nature in Macksville
Macksville is a riverside town with beautiful country surrounds. The town borders Nambucca River, a haven for water activities including fishing, canoeing and waterskiing. Relax by the Lily Pond in Rotary Park and admire the area's unique birdlife.
Macksville, on the Coffs Harbour North Coast, lies around the broad Nambucca - a main attraction, offering a range of fishing and boating options. Located on the Pacific Highway approximately midway between Sydney and Brisbane, this is a good place to break the road journey with an overnight stop. Be sure to have a drink at the Pub With No Beer. This pub, 26 km west of Macksville at Taylors Arm, became famous in Slim Dusty's hit song 'A Pub With No Beer'. Don't miss visiting Mary Boulton's Pioneer Cottage, a replica of a settler's home that brings the pioneering history of the district vividly to life.
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Fly into Coffs Harbour Airport
Coffs Harbour Airport is located 4 km from Coffs Harbour’s town centre. Use the shuttle bus and taxi services at the front of the terminal to make the short journey north. Alternatively, rent a car from the hire services available at the airport and explore the region at your own pace.
Surfer at Nambucca Heads V-wall, an outdoor artistic graffiti gallery at Nambucca Heads beach. Image The Legendary Pacific Coast
Gallery Cafe, Bellingen, North Coast NSW. Image Hamilton Lund
Couple touring in Bellingen. Image The Legendary Pacific Coast