If you are looking for a coastal holiday in the North Coast of NSW, then you should consider Port Macquarie. This is a beautiful and diverse region packed with lots of things for you and your family to see and do. You will see a range of beautiful beaches and waterways in this town.
Back onto the Pacific Highway driving through the Manning Valley, at the mouth of the Hasting River, Port Macquarie is the city of getaway. This place is known for its extensive beaches, beautiful waterways as well as the home of Koala.
Furthermore, Port Macquarie has a range of things to see and do for people of all ages, including scenic river cruises, surfing with dolphins, camel safaris on the beach, cultural exhibitions, art galleries, oyster farms, and much more.
Paradise of water lovers in Port Macquarie
Port Macquarie is the water lovers' paradise with 17 beautiful beaches and surf lifestyle, such as Rocky Beach, Flynns Beach, North Shore, Nobbys Beach, Shelly Beach, Miners Beach and Lighthouse Beach.
Town Beach, closest to Port Macquarie's town centre, is a popular beach in the area with the CBD only a few minutes' walk away.
Oxley Beach is a grassy area with picnic and BBQ facilities.
Flynns Beach is the most popular beach for families, with good surf conditions. You can find picnic tables, electric BBQ, cafes, showers, water drinking station, and surf lifesavers who patrol this beach.
Port Macquarie apartments
Port Macquarie is the ideal getaway for a beach holiday for either a few days or a long weekend. Many people find Port Macquarie to be a perfect stopover for trips between Brisbane and Sydney as well. If you are looking for a nice holiday apartment in Port Macquarie, you should consider Macquarie Water Boutique Apartment Hotel.
Macquarie Waters boutique apartment hotel is conveniently located in the heart of town centre of Port Macquarie. The hotel is close to the waterfront and is a short stroll to popular Town Beach and the Hastings River. The Glasshouse Arts, Conference and Entertainment Centre is also situated in Clarence Street and features an exciting program of events. The hotel is one of the best Port Macquarie apartments in town designed with different ranges of options from traditional style room for short stays, 1 bedroom self-contained apartment to 2 or 3 bedroom self-contained apartment if you need to share with colleagues.
Macquarie Waters also features the popular Corner restaurant. The Corner offers a relaxed vibe with a menu driven by seasonal fresh produce matched with a comprehensive wine list.
How to get there
Port Macquarie is located midway between Sydney and Brisbane just off the Pacific Highway on the NSW mid north coast. It is a four hour drive north of Sydney or a seven hour drive south of Brisbane. The town centre is 15 minutes off the Pacific Highway, so it's a short detour before hitting the road again.
Port Macquarie is less than one hour flying time from Sydney. Qantas Link and Virgin Australia provide daily flights between Sydney and Port Macquarie, so you can get there easily at any time.