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Day Trips, Nature, Weekend Escape

Day Trips

There are a range of scenic day trips to suit the family, a group of friends or solo traveller. Take a leisurely drive and explore the magical Wauchope hinterland, discover hidden gems in the Camden Haven or take in the natural beauty of the State Forests and National Parks. 

Animal Encounters, Family Fun, Nature

A wildlife wonderland

Submerge yourself in wildlife experiences! See animals in their natural environment or for the more adventurous have a once in a lifetime wildlife encounter. 

Beaches & Waterways, Most popular places

Locals Beach Guide

With 17 beaches in the region you are bound to find one that is just right for you! If you want an overview of all that's on offer take a look at our Beach Guide and some of our favourite beaches!

Animal Encounters, Day Trips, Nature, Unique Experiences

We are a birdwatching paradise

With over 300 bird species and large areas of connected natural habitat, ranging from our beaches and estuaries to the mountains of the Great Divide, what better place to spend a few hours or even a few days bird watching. 

Animal Encounters, Meet the locals, Unique Experiences

Every day is Hump Day at Lighthouse Beach

Ever wondered what it might be like to work with camels and why they are an iconic tourist (and local) attraction on Lighthouse Beach?  John Hardy, owner operator of Port Macquarie Camel Safaris,  shares a great insight with Focus Magazine correspondent Ruth Allen, on how every day is Hump Day working as a cameleer.

Day Trips, Nature, Weekend Escape

Day Trips

There are a range of scenic day trips to suit the family, a group of friends or solo traveller. Take a leisurely drive and explore the magical Wauchope hinterland, discover hidden gems in the Camden Haven or take in the natural beauty of the State Forests and National Parks. 

Animal Encounters, Family Fun, Nature

A wildlife wonderland

Submerge yourself in wildlife experiences! See animals in their natural environment or for the more adventurous have a once in a lifetime wildlife encounter. 

Beaches & Waterways, Most popular places

Locals Beach Guide

With 17 beaches in the region you are bound to find one that is just right for you! If you want an overview of all that's on offer take a look at our Beach Guide and some of our favourite beaches!

Animal Encounters, Day Trips, Nature, Unique Experiences

We are a birdwatching paradise

With over 300 bird species and large areas of connected natural habitat, ranging from our beaches and estuaries to the mountains of the Great Divide, what better place to spend a few hours or even a few days bird watching. 

Animal Encounters, Meet the locals, Unique Experiences

Every day is Hump Day at Lighthouse Beach

Ever wondered what it might be like to work with camels and why they are an iconic tourist (and local) attraction on Lighthouse Beach?  John Hardy, owner operator of Port Macquarie Camel Safaris,  shares a great insight with Focus Magazine correspondent Ruth Allen, on how every day is Hump Day working as a cameleer.

Winter Escape Inspiration

Flaming Cocktails At Zebu
Akuna Luxury Waterfront Retreat View From Living Area
   

Try a different kind of break

Log off early Friday and be in Port Macquarie by sunset for cocktails and the perfect start to a weekend.

Find the best luxury retreats on the coast

Looking to lay your head in a lap of luxury this Winter?  You'll be surprised by what's on offer.

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