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The Port Macquarie region has a flourishing food, wine and creative scene, inspired by our stunning surrounds. Our new Taste Trails are five specially curated 'Insider's Guides' providing local insights into some of the region's best experiences, including maps and drive times so you can assemble you're own self-drive trail and make the most of your visit here.   

Plus, if you're a NSW resident, don't forget to use your 'Dine & Discover' and Parent NSW vouchers where you can!

Check out the following Taste Trails:

  • Bago Maze Aerial By Bago Winery Maze
  • WINE + WONDER

    These are not your average wineries! Combine your tastings and cheese platters with horseriding, maze-running, chocolate-making, sculptural gardens, gourmet picnics and colonial history.

  • Whales Watching Port Macquarie
  • WHALES + TALES

    OK so this isn't food related, but if you're in Port Mac between May and November you simply can't miss this. Our coastline is the best place on the East Coast to spot these majestic giants at play (it's a whale superhighway)! So head out on a boat, or onto one of our coastal walks for this bucket-list worthy experience.

  • Arthouse Industries Interior By Matt Gilligan
  • CREATIVES + CURIOS

    Galleries with a twist, artist-made treasures, wheel-thrown clay and a koala sculpture adventure. There’s something for everyone on this eclectic trail.

  • Botanic Wine Garden Night Feast
  • BARS + BITES

    Discover unique watering holes around our region, all have great food, many have live and local music. You can thank us later!

  • Ricardoes Tomatoes In The Vines By Matt Gilligan Croppedv2
  • PRODUCERS + PROVIDORES

    pick your strawberries fresh off the vine, meet the farmer, eat your oyster fresh from the river, watch your coffee beans being  roasted, then take home some of the finest locally produced fare.

  • Wicked Elf Brewery Bar Man Beer By Matt Gilligan
  • BREWS + BURGERS

    Visit some of the East Coast’s best brewers, then pair with some next level burgers and you’ve got a great day out!

  • Taste Trails Map Exerpt
  • Prefer to download Taste Trails info? Click here for the brochure, which includes a delightful map of our region (illustrated by talented local Fiona Solley). Copies of the Map/Brochure can also be found at most participating outlets and many tourist operators throughout the region.

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