Spend a few days ambling, kayaking and grazing along the Hastings River.

If you've long thought of Port Macquarie as one big waiting room for God, it's obviously been ages since you visited. It's true that Australia's sun-loving retirees have been digging in here for decades. The climate is the most liveable in the nation, with temperatures hovering at late 20s and early 30s in summer, but rarely slipping into single digits in winter. Plus, there are eighteen beaches (eighteen!), from friendly Flynns Beach to nine-kilometre-long Lighthouse Beach, where you can go on camel safari.

Concrete Playground have put together a go-to guide for planning your trip to Port Macquarie - take a closer look here.

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COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Update: We are now welcoming visitors to our region who are fully vaccinated. Those under 16 years of age do not have to be vaccinated, but must be accompanied by a fully vaccinated adult. Please check and comply with the NSW Public Health Orders when planning your trip. In particular, if you are unwell and/or need to isolate, please do not travel until the risk has passed and any relevant restrictions have lifted. Thank you for helping to keep our community COVIDsafe.