A charming village between Dooragan National Park and Camden Haven Inlet, Laurieton is only four hours’ drive from Sydney in the Greater Port Macquarie region on the NSW North Coast. You’ll find plenty of things to do, including fishing, boating, kayaking, bushwalking and swimming.

Explore the Camden Haven River with Camden Haven Cruises or hire a kayak from Dunbogan Boatshed and paddle along the beautiful waterway, home to dolphins and turtles. North Brother Mountain towers over the area and is popular with bushwalkers, hang-gliders and paragliders.

Diamond Head loop walk - Crowdy Bay National Park

Along the spectacular coast are more exhilarating walks, including the Perpendicular Point walking track in Kattang Nature Reserve and the Diamond Head loop walk, Mermaid lookout track and the Forest walking track all in Crowdy Bay National Park, a short drive south of Laurieton.

Accommodation options range from riverside retreats, motels and caravan parks to the Diamond Head beachside campground. Just 30 minutes’ drive south of Port Macquarie, Laurieton has plenty of delicious places to eat, from cafes to pubs and clubs. Taste locally harvested oysters at Armstrong Oysters, browse in the Riverwalk Markets and indulge in the Slice of Haven Food and Wine Festival.

Port Macquarie Airport

Fly into Port Macquarie Airport

Port Macquarie Airport is 4.5km from Port Macquarie’s town centre. Use the taxi services to make the short trip west. Alternatively, rent a car from the hire services available at the airport and explore the region at your own pace.

Fly direct daily to and from Sydney and Brisbane with QantasLink and Virgin Airlines. A seasonal weekly QantasLink service to Lord Howe Island is also available from Port Macquarie during the months of February to June, and September to December. For other major Australian cities, connect via Sydney or Sydney to travel into Port Macquarie.


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  1. Laurieton Riverwalk Market

    Sunday 20 May 2018 to Sunday 21 October 2018 , Laurieton

    Enjoy a bite to eat by the riverside, or get your kitchen in order with a range of fresh produce and gourmet foods to take home. With an extensive range of toys, clothes, fashion, plants, candles, perfumes, fishing gear, furniture and so mu…

    20 May - 21 Oct
  2. Slice of Haven Festival

    Sunday 27 May 2018 , Laurieton

    The Slice of Haven Food, Wine and Beer Festival has become a leading gourmet lifestyle event on the Mid North Coast social calendar, attracting tens of thousands of people to the Camden Haven region. Each year organisers of the event chal…

    27 May
  3. King of the Mountain

    Event dates to be confirmed: August 2018 , Laurieton

    The King of the Mountain is a five kilometre 'fun' run to the summit of Laurieton's North Brother Mountain. The event, conducted by the Camden Haven Surf Club, continues to grow and attracts runners from around the state. The course foll…

    19 Aug