Port Macquarie Attractions

Port Macquarie is one of the best destinations on the NSW North Coast for nature-based sights and attractions. The area is rich with nature reserves, picnic areas and beaches which have given rise to a number of scenic coastal and rainforest walks.

Port Macquarie also has more than a few recreational sports clubs, with golf and lawn bowls ranking among the favourites. Those feeling a little more adventurous can try horse riding, rock climbing, or even skydiving over the beautiful landscape of parks and cities, river and ocean.

Book some great Port Macquarie accommodation to enjoy some of the more relaxing activities that Port Macquarie has to offer. Take some time to visit its breweries and wineries, where local producers are making some of the highest quality products in the region. Browse Port Macquarie’s fascinating museums and art galleries, and then finish it all off with a trip to a day spa.

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  1. Double Wharf picnic area

    Double Wharf picnic area

    If you want to get away from the hustle and bustle for the day, you couldn't find a more peaceful picnic spot than Double Wharf picnic area. On the banks of Karuah River, it's a picturesque spot to...

  2. Waterfall walk

    Waterfall walk

    On Waterfall walk you'll pass a magnificent strangler fig, through sub-tropical and warm temperate rainforest, to a sparkling waterfall and plunge pool where you can cool off with a refreshing swim...

  3. Sea Acres Rainforest Centre

    Sea Acres Rainforest Centre

    Sea Acres Rainforest Centre is an inspiring experience. Share the wonders of one of the largest remaining coastal rainforest reserves in New South Wales.

    Enjoy the tranquil...

  4. Bird Tree picnic area

    Bird Tree picnic area

    Middle Brother National Park may look small from the outside, but inside are two big surprises. Surviving years of local logging, Bird Tree and Benaroon are two of the largest blackbutts in the...

  5. Sunset Art and Photography Gallery

    Sunset Art and Photography Gallery

    Sunset Gallery in Port Macquarie's CBD boasts one of the largest collections of original classic collectable movies posters on Australians east coast.
    Set amongst the heart of the cafe...

  6. Palm Grove walk

    Palm Grove walk

    This easy half kilometre walk takes about 30 minutes, and begins from the scenic Wilson River picnic area. You may be lucky to see spotted-tailed quolls and wallabies darting among the smooth...

  7. Stoney Park Waterski Wakeboard Park

    Stoney Park Waterski Wakeboard Park

    World famous Stoney Park is situated at Telegraph Point, which is about 15 minutes north of beautiful Port Macquarie. At Stoney Park, they have created the ultimate skiers paradise, with two man...

  8. Port Macquarie Golf Club

    Port Macquarie Golf Club

    Nestled alongside the picturesque Lighthouse Beach lies the challenging and conditioned Port Macquarie Golf Course and Club. The 18 hole course provides a test for all levels of golfers whilst the...

  9. The Westport Club

    The Westport Club

    The Westport Club Port Macquarie is the regions premier entertainment hub offering everything from waterfront dining, to live music, the barefoot bowls.
    With a recent AUD13 million...

  10. Hydro Golf and Putt Putt

    Hydro Golf and Putt Putt

    Hydro Golf and Putt-Putt is set on Boundary Road, with groomed lush lawns, palm trees, and shaded picnic areas creating a safe and relaxing surrounding for the whole family...

  11. Fruit Salad Tree Company

    Fruit Salad Tree Company

    A fruit salad tree, developed by the West family, who established the Fruit Salad Tree Company in 1990, in New England, New South Wales, bears up to six different fruits of the same family on the...

  12. Glasshouse Regional Gallery

    Glasshouse Regional Gallery

    Derived from local, national, and international sources, the exhibition program covers the visual arts, craft, and design, including historical and contemporary themes and subjects. Significant...

  13. Wilson River picnic area

    Wilson River picnic area

    Deep in the forest of Willi Willi National Park, Wilson River picnic area is a great base to explore much of what this park has to offer. There's a choice of three scenic walking tracks, through...

  14. Flynns Beach

    Flynns Beach

    Flynns Beach, situated three kilometres south of Port Macquarie, is almost 500 metres long and nestled between a pair of rocky headlands to the north and south. It has good protection from westerly...

  15. Billabong Koala and Wildlife Park

    Billabong Koala and Wildlife Park

    For a wild day out you must visit Billabong Zoo, it's the perfect family outing. The park boasts a wide variety of Australian and exotic, animals and birds and features the world renowned koala...

  16. Mid North Coast Maritime Museum

    Mid North Coast Maritime Museum

    Greater Port Macquarie is steeped in maritime history, and at the Maritime Museum's three venues you have the opportunity to relive over 100 years of heritage as each provide a variety of exhibits....

  17. Aqua Vitae Day Spa

    Aqua Vitae Day Spa

    Aqua Vitae Day Spa is an exclusive oasis of serenity devoted to pure pampering. Located in Port Macquarie at the top of Gordon Street in the Five Star Complex, the modest facade opens into an...

  18. Roto House

    Roto House

    From the moment you come inside the picket fence and onto the bull-nosed verandah of Roto House, it feels as though you've stepped back in time. Passing inside the front door flanked by ruby lights...

  19. Port Macquarie Museum

    Port Macquarie Museum

    Port Macquarie Museum showcases the best of Port Macquarie's history from its British settlement as a penal colony in 1821, through to the present day as a popular tourist resort town.
    ...

  20. Koala Hospital

    Koala Hospital

    The Koala Hospital is in the grounds of Roto House. It is the world's first hospital dedicated solely to the care and preservation of koalas. The hospital has a treatment room, eight Intensive Care...

  21. Hastings Fine Art Gallery

    Hastings Fine Art Gallery

    Discover the Hastings Fine Art Gallery located in Port Macquarie, in the grounds of the Historic Maritime Museum. It features an eclectic exhibition of original artworks by member artists of the...

  22. Googik Heritage walking track

    Googik Heritage walking track

    There are few nicer ways to enjoy the sights that picturesque Port Macquarie has to offer than a hike or stroll along Googik Heritage walking track. Set in a pristine natural environment, the 2km...

  23. Macquarie Nature Reserve

    Macquarie Nature Reserve

    Close to the heart of Port Macquarie and just a few hundred metres from the beach, Macquarie Nature Reserve offers a peaceful setting surrounded by the region's past. Driving up the long curving...

  24. Innes Ruins

    Innes Ruins

    Innes Ruins is an important remnant of early settlement days on the north coast of NSW. Built by Major Archibald Clunes Innes, it contains rich history about the settlement of NSW, convict labour...

  25. Centre Of Gravity Indoor Rock Climbing

    Centre Of Gravity Indoor Rock Climbing

    Port Macquarie's only Indoor Rock Climbing and Dark Zone Laser Centre is a fabulous place for all ages. Climbers are sure to enjoy the roots set with any amazing roof section to challenge the more...

  26. Port City Wave Bowl

    Port City Wave Bowl

    Experience great family fun at Port City Wave Bowl.

    Bumper Bowling is great for little kids. Just roll those brightly coloured balls down the ramp and away they go. They’re nice...

  27. Port Macquarie Historic Courthouse

    Port Macquarie Historic Courthouse

    Port Macquarie's Historic Courthouse was built in 1869 to fulfil an urgent and pressing need to replace the original Courthouse, which was in a derelict state.

    The building was...

  28. World Par-TEA

    World Par-TEA

    World Par-TEA is Australian owned and a family operated tea shop. The owners have searched around the world for some of the highest grade loose leaf teas available and with over 150 traditional and...

  29. Sea Acres Rainforest boardwalk

    Sea Acres Rainforest boardwalk

    Many wonders of the rainforest reside above ground level, so getting up into the canopy is the best way to explore it properly. Rising seven metres through the forest understorey to the canopy...

  30. Glasshouse

    Glasshouse

    No visit to Port Macquarie is complete without a visit to this spectacular building set right in the heart of Port's vibrant riverside city centre.

    Boasting a spectacular 588...

  31. Port Macquarie Day Spa

    Port Macquarie Day Spa

    Would you like to escape to a world of tranquillity, with friendly professional staff, amazing results driven products, and a huge variety of treatments? Well that's exactly what you'll get at Port...

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