Town Beach Port Macquarie
Town Beach is very popular in Port Macquarie owing to its location near the centre of town. It is a patrolled beach from September to April and has modern toilet and shower facilities with a car park running the length of the beach. The 600 metres long beach, curves between the southern river entrance wall and a jagged 15 metre high headland, capped by the Pilots flagstaff.
Families enjoy the open grassed areas with some shade overlooking the beach with picnic facilities. There is a kiosk offering fresh delicious food, good coffee and a view with a side order of sea breeze! There is nearby a modern and innovative playground, outdoor gym equipment and skate park. Take a short stroll and you will arrive at the picturesque Town Beach breakwall with it's colourful graffiti rocks a popular and iconic site.
Town Beach is a favourite spot with board riders owing to the numerous bars and protection from south winds. When the bars and tide is right the beach can hold large southeast swell. Inside the breakwater is a spot called Flagstaff, which breaks over a sand bar in larger south swells.