Covering some 52 hectares, the Kooloonbung Creek Nature Park has been developed to preserve an area of natural bushland with walking tracks and boardwalks where visitors can wander and enjoy the beaut...
Things to do in Port Macquarie
Surrounded by pristine beaches, parks, nature reserves, and spectacular coastlines, Port Macquarie offers many beautiful walks, leisure activities, shopping and culinary experiences to suit every taste.
Family fun in Port Macquarie
The Greater Port Macquarie area has 18 beaches, six of which are patrolled, and almost all of them are great for surfing and swimming. Three kilometres south of Port Macquarie is Flynns Beach, a 500m stretch that is perfect for swimming and learning to surf. Grants Beach at North Haven offers great surf and an excellent bushland walking track.
Come and meet the animals at Billabong Koala and Wildlife Park, home to an array of Australian and exotic animals, reptiles and birds. Learn more from the daily animal presentations, shows and keeper talks, or get your photo taken with a koala or dingo.
Fun for all the family, Timbertown Heritage Theme Park allows visitors to step back in time to experience the history of the region first-hand. Located in Wauchope amongst 87 acres of forest, Timbertown is a working heritage village that brings to life the everyday existence of Australian pioneers.
Port Macquarie wine
Port Macquarie is the ideal destination for wine lovers, with a huge selection of wineries and cellar doors. Vineyards in the region produce Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, and Pinot Noir, as well as Semillon, Sauvignon Blanc, and Verdelho.
Visit bago vineyards for a rustic setting, traditional sparkling and varietal wines, and Bago's Jazz in the Vineyards on the second Sunday of the month. For award-winning wines and a superb restaurant, visit Cassegrain Wines or step back in time at Douglas Vale Historical Vineyard, built in 1862 for George Francis.
Based at North Haven, near Port Macquarie, Endless Summer Surf School offers learn to surf lessons and surfing experiences at scenic beaches and National Parks.
Located only 10 minutes from D...
Be warned; once discovered, you might not want to leave the natural beauty of Queens Lake picnic area, just a short drive south of Port Macquarie. Nestled amongst towering eucalypts and lush rainfores...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/queens-lake-nature-reserve/queens-lake-picnic-area/picnic-bbq
Nestled into the dunes, Geebung picnic area is a perfect beachside spot just north of popular Diamond Head campground, in Crowdy Bay National Park. Only a short stroll to the golden crescent sands of ...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/crowdy-bay-national-park/geebung-picnic-area/picnic-bbq
Rainbow Beach trends south-southwest for 2.5 kilometres from the dolerite rocks at Middle Rock Point to the sedimentary rocks at Bonny Hills, The beach is backed by a foredune, then two kilometres lon...
Close to Crowdy Bay National Park's northern entrance, this grassy, wind-sheltered nook is nestled behind the dunes and offers plenty of space for the kids to run around. Only a short drive from Port ...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/crowdy-bay-national-park/cheesetree-picnic-area/picnic-bbq