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Port Macquarie

4.4
Wildlife Areas · Hiking Trails · Lighthouses
Known for its numerous beaches and resident koala population, Port Macquarie offers visitors a welcoming environment in which to unwind. Closely tied to the sugar cane industry and missionary settlement, Port Macquarie has grown to become a thriving city of over 40,000 inhabitants. The city is a popular retirement destination. Plan your trip to Port Macquarie and other Australia destinations using our handy Australia trip planner.
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Popular things to do in Port Macquarie

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Hiking Trail
Coastal walk
4.9
Duration: 3 hours
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Wildlife Area
Koala Hospital
4.7
Duration: 2 hours
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Lighthouse
Tacking Point Lighthouse
4.7
Duration: 2 hours

Side trips from Port Macquarie

Dolphin / Whale Watching
Amaroo Dolphin and Whale Watching Cruises Forster
4.9
Duration: 2 hours
Mountain
North Brother Mountain Laurieton
4.9
Duration: 2 hours
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Historic Site
Trial Bay Gaol South West Rocks
4.5
Duration: 2 hours
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Lighthouse
Smoky Cape Lighthouse South West Rocks
4.8
Duration: 2 hours

Kid-friendly things to do in Port Macquarie

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Zoo
Billabong Zoo: Koala & Wildlife Park
4.3
Duration: 8 hours
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Water Body
Lighthouse Beach
4.8
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Water Body
Shelly Beach
4.5
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Observatory
Port Macquarie Astronomical Observatory
3.7
Duration: 1h 30 min

Hidden gems in Port Macquarie

Water Body
Hastings River
4.7
Duration: 2 hours
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Specialty Museum
Port Macquarie Museum
4.6
Duration: 2 hours
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Wine Tour / Tasting
Frankie's Travel
5.0
Duration: 4 hours
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Fishing Charter / Tour
Port Macquarie Fishing Charters
4.8
Duration: 4 hours

Wineries in Port Macquarie

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Winery / Vineyard
Long Point Vineyard Lake Cathie
4.6
Duration: 2 hours
Winery / Vineyard
Innes Lake Vineyards
5.0
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Winery / Vineyard
Cassegrain Wines
3.7
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Winery / Vineyard
Douglas Vale Historic Homestead and Vineyard
4.7
Duration: 1h 30 min

Parks in Port Macquarie

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Garden
Mrs York's Garden
5.0
Duration: 30 minutes
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Garden
Abundance Lifestyle & Garden Sancrox
4.3
Duration: 2 hours
Playground
Livvi’s Place Playground
4.5
Duration: 1h 30 min

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