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(50 km / 38 mins)


Flynns Beach, situated three kilometres south of Port Macquarie, is almost 500 metres long and nestled between a pair of rocky headlands to the north and south. It has good protection from westerly and southerly winds and suits learn-to-surfers most of the year.The Surf Club has a kiosk that serves meals.

Flynn's Beach

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(49 km / 36 mins)


Town Beach, as the name suggests is closest to Port Macquarie's centre of town, located off Stewart Street, near the breakwater at the mouth of the Hastings River.


This is a popular beach for body boarding, it is patrolled in summer and has a kiosk

Town Beach Port Macquarie

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(48 km / 35 mins)


Discover Settlement City Shopping Centre, Port Macquarie, where you'll find 'there's more'.


Featuring over 65 specialty retailers, Big W, Woolworths, Best & Less, Reject Shop, a food court, lots of parking, Ultra Tune, Petrol Plus and more.   

Settlement City Shopping Centre

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(48 km / 35 mins)


Port Central Shopping Centre is where the fun is, with over 50 specialty stores ranging from cafes and entertainment, Port Central will not disappoint. With all your favourite fashion brands including Sportsgirl, Sussan, P’Chi, Collette, Tarocash, Jeanswest and many more, you will find the perfect outfit for any occasion.

Port Central Shopping Centre

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(56 km / 45 mins)


Stoney Aqua Park covers a huge area and boasts a wide array of inflatable fun items for everyone’s enjoyment, suitable for all ages. The Aqua Park is based on a man made lake sourced from a fresh rain water catchment. This allows Stoney Aqua Park to maintain a safe and controlled environment. No sharks, guaranteed!

Stoney Aqua Park

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(49 km / 35 mins)


For over 20 years, the Pancake Place in Port Macquarie has been serving up great meals and mouth-watering desserts.


Sourcing fresh local ingredients, our aim is to provide you with consistent, affordable healthy food in a friendly relaxed atmosphere.

The Pancake Place

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(48 km / 34 mins)



Majestic Cinemas is a local landmark, located directly opposite Town Green in the Ritz Centre and at the heart of the entertainment and dining precinct of Port Macquarie.


The cinema offers a high quality movie experience in a relaxed and friendly environment. 

Majestic Cinemas

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(53 km / 50 mins)


Enjoy a unique and fun filled experience on Port Macquarie’s most beautiful southerly beach.


Hop aboard one of Australia’s own camels and be delighted with stories, amazing facts and history of this incredible ‘ship of the desert’. 

Port Macquarie Camel Safaris

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(45 km / 40 mins)



Centre of Gravity is Port Macquarie's only Indoor Rock Climbing and Dark Zone Laser Centre. The adventure centre has over 70 different climbs set for the ages three years and upOnce you've enjoyed a climb you should try out Dark Zone, it's great fun for all the family. 

Centre of Gravity

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(40 km / 30 mins)



Cassegrain Winery offers a range of experiences from winery tours and tastings at our cellar door and delicious meals at Seasons Café-Restaurant to horse riding and our wine club. Cassegrain is a leading venue for weddings and functions of all sizes and styles and often plays host to musical festivals, markets and other events. 

Cassegrain Winery

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(36 km / 31 mins)



Timbertown is an entire village, re-created to demonstrate the struggles and achievements of our pioneers. 


It's an authentic heritage township, where the Horse and Carriage still runs, timber is still sawn and the bullock team still hauls it's heavy load. 

Timbertown Wauchope

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(30 km / 25 mins)


At the multiple award-winning Billabong Zoo  you can get up-close and personal to Australian and exotic animals. You can pat, stroke, feed, hold, hear and see over 80 species of mammals, reptiles and birds. We care for over 200 animals in this friendly 10 acre Koala and Wildlife Park. Enjoy our much loved Zoo Talks throughout the day. 

Billabong Zoo Koala & Wildlife Centre



Amidst a stunning coastline of rocky headlands and neighbouring the banks of the Hastings River estuary is the vibrant and unspoilt town of Port Macquarie. Offering a distinctive mix of heritage buildings, diverse dining, shopping and entertainment venues, Port Macquarie has much to offer.

Just 30 minutes south of Port Macquarie is Kendall and the villages and towns of the breathtaking Camden Haven with calm waterways, bountiful fishing and gorgeous national parks. Families, 4WD enthusiasts and fishermen especially enjoy the carefree village lifestyle of Camden Haven and families will love the choice of swimming spots from family friendly Pilot Beach to the crystal clear creek at Swans Crossing.
Wauchope (pronounced ‘war-hope’) sits west of Port Macquarie and the Pacific Highway and was once the mill for hinterland timber. Rich in history, Wauchope is the gateway to the Hinterland, with a natural wonderland of over 40,000 hectares of National Parks and State Forests – NSW’s best kept secret.
Comboyne, famous for it's dairy-farming village, is a half hour drive from Wauchope with open plateaus, lush farmland and rainforest pockets. The road winds round towards Boorganna Nature Reserve, one of the oldest nature reserves in NSW. A walking trail will take you to view the impressive Rawson Falls. Further along the road, view Ellenborough Falls, a 200 metre single drop waterfall, the tallest in Australia.
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Approximately 40km north of Obadiah Country Cottages, amidst a stunning coastline of rocky headlands and neighbouring the banks of the Hastings River estuary, is the vibrant and unspoilt town of Port Macquarie. 

Port Macquarie &

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