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Welcome to the winter issue of Greater Port Macquarie Discover Magazine. We are a locally owned and independent publication designed to ensure that visitors to our wonderful area have all the information they need. Discover Magazine is packed full of what to see, what to do and where to eat.

Cover: Aerial shot overlooking Comboyne Plateau

contents Our Region

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Galleries & Exhibitions

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At the Beach

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Coastal Walks

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Enjoy your holiday!

Waterways

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Andrew & Lucy Kowalewski

Markets

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Family Fun & Adventure Play Golf

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Health & Beauty

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Shopping

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Cafes & Restaurants

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Wineries & Breweries

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Gourmet Kitchen

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National Parks

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Discover Magazine, together with Greater Port Macquarie Tourism Association, Port Macquarie-Hastings Council and all our tourism-related businesses, hope you enjoy your holidays. Have fun exploring what this wonderful region has to offer.

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Day Trips & Trails

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Accommodation

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Maps

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our region Port Macquarie is one of the most popular tourist destinations on the NSW coast. An area steeped in history, it was named by John Oxley in 1818 after Governor Macquarie. Oxley recommended the area to Governor Macquarie as a convict penal settlement. In April 1821 three ships arrived with 60 convicts and 40 soldiers of the 48th Regiment to start the settlement. Port Macquarie remained a convict town until 1847 but in 1830 it was opened to free settlers. Evidence of our convict past remain including the convict built St Thomas Church, the Well of the Female Factory in Munster Street (map ref K8) and the Well of the 1840 gaol located within the HW Motel. In addition many headstones from this era can be found in the historic cemetery at the southern end of Horton Street (map ref J9).

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Kooloonbung Creek Nature Park (entry through the historic cemetery, map ref J9) – covering 52 hectares, the Kooloonbung Creek Nature Park preserves an area of natural bushland with 3 kms of walking tracks, boardwalks, and a new 600 metre cycleway. Here visitors can wander and enjoy the beauty of the area and its eco-systems. Settlement Point Reserve (map ref H3) located just five minutes drive from Port Macquarie Town Centre is a great spot to take in the Hastings River. Facilities include picnic tables, BBQs, a playground, lots of parking and a nearby cafe . You can even catch the short ferry ride over to the North Shore from here. Dolphins are frequently spotted along the shore as they frolick in the shallows of the river. Be sure to look out for them!


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Historic Roto House was built in 1891 and belonged to the Flynn family. In the early 1980s it was restored by the National Parks and Wildlife Service and features furnishings and artefacts from the 19th Century. Pack a lunch and picnic in the pleasant surrounds of Macquarie Nature Reserve, or visit the nearby Koala Hospital. Open daily from 10am-4.30am subject to volunteer availability. Phone (02) 6584 2180 (map ref L10). The Koala Hospital adjacent to Roto House is the world’s first hospital dedicated solely to the care and preservation of koalas. The Hospital has a treatment room, six intensive care units, a 24 hour rescue and treatment operation and multiple recovery yards. A good time to visit is during feeding at 3pm. (map ref L10). Maritime Museum – Originally built as Pilot Cottages in 1896, they now house a wonderful collection of maritime material including superbly built scale models of a variety of vessels, charts, maps, paintings and an extensive collection of historical maritime photos. William Street. Open 7 days 10am–4pm. Phone 6583 1866 (map ref M8). Port Macquarie Historical Society and Museum is an award winning museum featuring themed displays from the first settlers right through to today. Open Mon-Sat 9.30am-4.30pm (minimal charges apply). 22 Clarence Street (map ref K8). Phone 6583 1108. The Historic Courthouse was designed by Colonial architect James Barnet and built in 1869 by local builders Butler and Bourne costing £1,091 and 9 shillings. It served the community for 117 years and was restored in 1993. This National Trust of Australia (NSW) classified building is open Mon-Fri 10am-3.30pm, and Sat 10am-1pm. Corner of Clarence and Hay Streets (map ref K8). St Thomas’ Anglican Church – Australia’s fifth oldest church is still in use. Built by convict labour between 1824 and 1828 the walls are constructed of one metre thick hand-made brick. It features an 1857 barrel organ that plays 33 hymns – the only one of its type in Australia. The Church is open for inspection Tues-Fri 9.30am-12 noon, and 2pm-4pm (map ref K8).

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our region Tacking Point was named by Matthew Flinders in July 1802. The lighthouse is the third oldest in the country and has recently been restored. It was built in 1879 to warn ships of the rocks near the shore and was converted to automatic operation in 1919. Apart from the interest of the lighthouse itself, Tacking Point with its elevation above the surrounding coastline offers superb views to both the north and the south – be sure to look out for whales (map ref Q18). Lake Cathie (pronounced cat-eye) – Located midway between Port Macquarie and Laurieton, Lake Cathie is centered on a large toddler-friendly saltwater lake and is perfect for young families. With fishing and swimming, picnic tables, BBQ facilities and a playground, it is an ideal spot to spend a day. Cathie Beach adjoins the Lake and is a popular swimming beach. There is also a wonderful walking track that takes in both the lake and the ocean. Bonny Hills south of Lake Cathie, boasts some of the best coastal views in the region. It is home to the stunning Rainbow Beach, a huge expanse of white sand that goes on forever. The beach

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is patrolled during summer and has a fantastic picnic and BBQ area with playground equipment. Not only popular for swimming, Rainbow Beach is also an excellent surfing beach for both body boarders and surfers. Camden Haven is the collective name given for the communities scattered along the Camden Haven River including Laurieton, North Haven and Dunbogan at the mouth of the river, stretching to Kew, Kendall, Lorne and Comboyne further inland. Small fishing villages bustling with cafes and shopping combined with local charm, the Camden Haven is a wonderful place for a day or a week. It is all about water activities and the lake and river provide plenty of opportunity for fishing, boating and walking along the foreshores. Enjoy the peace and quiet on this magnificent river or grab your fishing rod and throw a line in, you’ll certainly attract the attention of some quizzical pelicans! North Brother Mountain overlooks Laurieton, North Haven and Dunbogan villages. At the summit (490 metres), in Dooragan National Park, is the North Brother Lookout (accessible via sealed roads), which is not to be missed offering a superb view over the coastline, the lakes and the mouth of the Camden Haven River. It is one of Australia’s most impressive coastal panoramas. The area is characterised by large stands of rainforest which is rich in native fauna and flora.Take a picnic as they have excellent facilities. Three walks of varying length and difficulty are available if you are feeling energetic. The mountain supports a wide range of vegetation communities, including some of the best examples of old growth blackbutt forest in NSW and pockets of sub-tropical rainforest that provide habitat for gliders, bats and koalas. Dunbogan, just past Laurieton, is a little piece of paradise. Beautiful beaches and river fishing make it a unique location catering for everyone. This is home of Kattang Nature Reserve, which boasts the most magnificent views. Enjoy wildlife and native flowers on one of the two walking tracks (see page 38). Pilots Beach is a fantastic beach for the kids, as it is naturally protected. They also have excellent BBQ facilities and a playground area with showers to rinse off. Crowdy Bay National Park - Take the road from Laurieton and head south and you will enter the northern section of Crowdy Bay National Park. This area of parkland was first sighted by Captain Cook in 1770. He saw Aborigines standing on what is now known as Diamond Head and named the promontory Indian Head. In more recent times a man named Ernie Metcalf lived on the headland. He was the subject of ‘The Man on the Headland’ written by Kylie Tennant. He built a hut for Tennant who subsequently gifted it to the park. It was restored in 1980 and is now one of the

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park’s attractions. Diamond Head itself is quite striking. It rises 113 metres and is edged by the wetlands and heathlands of the coastal plain. The park is ideal for bushwalking, birdwatching, fishing (from the rock platforms you can catch groper, bream, tailor and drummer) and swimming. The Camden Haven continues to the west, with Kew, Kendall, Lorne and beyond. In the rolling hills and quaint towns you’ll find arts, crafts and various local delicacies that this region has to offer. We have prepared some wonderful day trips on page 38 and 39 so you can truly appreciate this breathtaking area. Wauchope (pronounced war-hope) - 20 minutes west of Port Macquarie. Surrounded by Australia’s most extensive blackbutt forest, it was here in the mid 1800s that pioneers made the town famous as a timber town. The Hastings Farmers Markets are held at the Wauchope Showground on the 4th Saturday of the month. A fantastic opportunity to taste some of the regions fresh and tasty produce that’s grown right here in the Greater Port Macquarie region. Fresh fruit and vegetables, fish, chicken, gourmet jams and preserves, cheeses, macadamia nuts, fresh homemade breads and lots more. Hinterland - To the west of Port Macquarie is true paradise, with breathtaking scenery of rolling hills and lush rainforest the Hinterland is a truly spectacular sight. Popular with bush walkers, four wheel drive enthusiasts or those just keen to explore. Take time to discover this region with a day trip or two. Perhaps stay overnight in one of the many cottages or B&B’s scattered along the way. We have outlined some trails you may like to try, or you may prefer to make up your own, but whatever you do don’t miss this vast area of natural beauty. Bellrowan Valley Horseriding has some wonderful trails if you want to take in the breathtaking views on horseback – located in Beechwood, just north of Wauchope. Comboyne is a tranquil place of rolling green pastures, forests, streams and waterfalls. Here you’ll find the Boorganna Nature Reserve, a large remnant of the forest that once covered the whole plateau. There is a fantastic 2.7km walking track that starts at the picnic area where you can see many differing bird species and lush rainforest plants. Allow a few hours for this. Ellenborough Falls is an amazing sight as water plunges into a gorge 200m below. There is a viewing platform and a timber walkway for those who would like to walk to the bottom of the falls. Whilst it’s only a 25km drive from Comboyne, the road is mostly unsealed so allow around 45 minutes for the drive. Don’t let this put you off however as it is definitely worth the trip. They have 2 walks, one 500m to the lower falls, and another 700m to the knoll plus there is a Kiosk and picnic facilities which makes it a great lunchtime stop. Lorne and Kendall, whilst a part of the Camden Haven, also forms part of the Hinterland. Kendall ‘The Poets Village’ - A quiet village with a population of 250 people located just off the Pacific Highway, at Kew. Its vibrancy, diversity and charm fuel Kendall’s community spirit and have earned it a reputation as a great place to live and visit. Named after the Australian poet Henry Kendall it is a growing community, with its famous golf course, craft and antique stores as well as numerous other tourist attractions.

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galleries & exhibitions In a region blessed with beauty, it is hardly surprising that a talented artistic community flourishes in the Greater Port Macquarie region. Arthouse Industries is a unique Glass studio where you will find beautiful handmade gifts and artwork, Lampwork glass demonstrations and can attend regular jewellery making workshops. Skye is an award winning glass artist specialising in jewellery who demonstrates daily from the studio allowing you to see her work with molten glass to create amazing wearable art. The space is a creative indulgence showcasing unique work from regional artists as well as a beautiful gift boutique. A must see to fill in a quiet afternoon and watch beautiful beads evolve from glass and flame and purchase a unique gift. Open Tuesday - Friday 10am-5pm, Saturday 10am-2pm.

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Get ready to say hello to “Hello Koalas”! Coming to Greater Port Macquarie in September 2014. 50 large-scale koala sculptures, manufactured in fibreglass, hand painted and decorated by celebrity artists, professional artists and community groups, will dot the landscape from the mountains to the sea to create an official Hello Koalas Public Sculpture Trail. Hello Koalas supports the outstanding work of the Port Macquarie Koala Hospital. (www. hellokoalas.com.) For Jenny Gibbs and Gail Hatfield, craft is a way of life. Together they have started a brand new Sewing Centre called Stitched ‘n’ Framed. Under the one roof comes Custom Framing run by Jenny who has been working in the industry for over 13 years. The Patchwork shop has a magnificent range of topquality fabrics, as well as habby, patterns and books. The shop


speciallises in modern, pretty and reproduction fabrics. When it comes to friendly, knowledgeable service, this shop simply can’t be beaten. Four ladies work alongside Jenny to make your shopping experience the best it can be. There is a large workshop area where social sewing groups meet. Also weekly classes for quilters and often with visiting tutors. Blue Gum Woodturning Gallery - The rare and beautiful timbers that are on display in various items you will find breath taking. Their specialities are products made from the unique Burls with their natural grain and beauty as well as the highly sought after Australian native timbers including those from Tasmania. All pieces are certain to provide years of enjoyment and appreciation. Besides their beautiful Burl tables with their natural legs, you will find a comprehensive range of products for the kitchen, household/entertainment and office. A place not to be missed while visiting the Hastings region (see map page 46). Crystalline Gallery – Rod Page has been supplying galleries throughout Australia for the last 32 years and now his studio is open to the public. Rod’s unique pieces look like they are made of sapphires or diamonds. There are vases, platters, lamps, water filters as well as tiles and vanity basins in a wide variety of colours. See how the clay is transformed into an elegant piece of art. Truly local – Longpoint Vineyard and Gallery – Art and wine the perfect couple. Set in picturesque surrounds, you can escape into a world of quality wines and stunning artworks by our region’s talented local artists. Here you will discover a wonderful selection of paintings, timber craft, glass, and jewellery. Every two months a new exhibition will be on display, truly a must to visit.

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guide

port macquarie North Beach

North Shore, Port Macquarie

Town Beach

Close to town, popular surfing beach

Oxley Beach

Lovely spot for a picnic

Rocky Beach

As the name suggests

Map Ref Patro lled 4WD Dogs Surfin g Walk ing T rack Fishin g Picnic Area Playg round Kiosk /Cafe Parkin g Toilets Disab led T oilets BBQ

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Flynns Beach

One of Port Macquarie’s favourite family beaches, popular surf beach

Nobbys Beach

Popular with dog owners

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Shelly Beach

A very popular family beach, lovely for a BBQ or Picnic

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Miners Beach

Unofficial nudist beach access via walking track from Lighthouse Rd

Lighthouse Beach

Popular swimming & surfing beach North South

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lake cathie Cathie Beach

Great swimming beach, adjoins the lake, popular for small children

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bonny hills Rainbow Beach

Great family beach & surfing North South

Bartletts Beach

Has an ocean boat launching ramp

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north haven Grants Beach

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dunbogan Pilots Beach

Unpatrolled but a safe beach due to its natural protection & gentle surf

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Dunbogan Beach

Good surfing & rock fishing Southern End

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*Patrolled by Port Macquarie-Hastings Council Lifeguards in the April & September school holidays only. At other times, volunteer lifeguards are on duty only when the red and yellow flags are displayed. For more information on beach safety, please go to www.beachsafe.org.au.

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at the beach The Greater Port Macquarie region offers you a choice of 15 beautiful beaches stretching from Port Macquarie through to Dunbogan. All our beaches are unique so whether you are looking for seclusion, a spot to picnic or a break to hone your surfing skills, one or more will fit the bill. Beach fishing is very popular with locals and tourists alike. Rocky Beach, Lighthouse Beach, Rainbow Beach and Grants Beach are all popular spots. For surfing the best spots are Town, Flynns, Lighthouse, Rainbow and North Haven beaches. The Breakwall at Town Beach works best with swell from the south through to the north east. The Middle has some powerful lefts and is for the experienced surfer only while Flagstaff is the protected southern headland of Town Beach. At Flynns Beach, waves can be found with swells from the south to east with offshore north-west winds through to south-east winds. Lighthouse Beach has a protected northern corner that handles north to north-east swell. Further south, Cathie is part of Lighthouse Beach and is an open beach, which can offer powerful waves with south to east swell. Rainbow Beach at Bonny Hills is a protected southern headland with a right point break and beach breaks. Grants Headland picks up the smallest of swells and is best in the north-east swell with


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west to north-east winds. North Haven (Grants Beach) offers beach breaks with the best waves south to east swell. Works best with west to south-east winds. The bar can hand out some large waves but tidal flow from the river affects the wave quality. (With thanks to Port Macquarie Surf School for surfing information). If you want somewhere to get your 4WD dirty, try North Beach, Lighthouse Beach, Rainbow Beach, Grants Beach or Dunbogan Beach – all of which have a 4WD entrance. Please note a permit is required to drive on these approved 4WD beaches. Permits are available from the Visitor Information Centre located at the Glasshouse, Cnr of Clarence & Hay Streets (map ref K8). Port Macquarie Surf School - Learning to surf is fun and easy, especially at Port Macquarie Surf School where they have lessons daily to suit all their customers’ needs. All coaches are fully accredited, licensed and insured with Surfing Australia. You will learn surf safety and awareness as well as how to use the ocean safely. They cater for all ages and abilities from beginners through to advanced. Port Macquarie Surf School is Council approved and a licensed Surfing Australia Surf School. They provide free equipment including safe softboards, wetsuits, rashvests and sunscreen. Drop into their booking office at 46 Pacific Drive right opposite Flynns Beach or call them on 6584 7733.

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Nobbys Beach

coastal walks Putting our best foot forward - one of Port Macquarie’s newest tourist attractions, the Coastal Walk, follows one of the most dramatic and inspiring coastlines in NSW. The 9km easy-grade walk takes in beaches, headlands, historic sites, rainforests and fantastic views. Starting at Westport Park in town (page 48, map ref H8), all the way to Tacking Point Lighthouse, the walk takes approx 3.5 hours one way and is being hailed as the new ‘must-do’ activity in the region. Nearly 3kms runs along the coastal boundary of beautiful Sea Acres Nature Reserve. The Coastal Walk hugs the coastline and features boardwalks, steps for easier access to the headlands, viewing platforms and picnic shelters. Opportunities abound for viewing dolphins plus there is a variety of birdlife and the annual whale migration from May to November. The project is the result of a partnership between Port MacquarieHastings Council and the National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS), with both organisations contributing infrastructure along the walk. The Council and the NPWS have installed quality signage on topics such as local history, whale watching and underwater ecology. Maps make it easy for locals and visitors to enjoy and use the walk.

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Make sure you also visit Sea Acres Rainforest Centre just up from Shelly Beach, to experience a walk through some glorious coastal subtropical rainforest from the 1.3km elevated boardwalk. See page 38 for further details. The Coastal Walk is mostly easy grade and can be divided into four sections: • Westport Park to Town Beach - 2 km • Town Beach to Flynns Beach - 2.2 km • Flynns Beach to Shelly Beach - 2.2 km • Shelly Beach to Tacking Point Lighthouse - 2.7 km A few tips will help to make your walk more enjoyable for you and others: • Keep to the track and keep away from cliff edges. • Beware of traffic when close to the road. • Please take rubbish with you or use bins provided. • Dogs are not allowed in the Sea Acres section anywhere south of Shelly Beach. For more information please call the Greater Port Macquarie Visitor Information Centre on 6581 8000 or visit their website: www.portmacquarieinfo.com.au


waterways Greater Port Macquarie offers wonderful inland waterways with the Hastings and Camden Haven Rivers, Lake Cathie and three lakes at Laurieton - Stingray Creek, Queens Lake and Watson Taylor Lake. Activities are only limited by your imagination, with a great choice of professional river and ocean cruise specialists where you can take in the scenery, watch the dolphins play or be taken to where the fish are guaranteed to be biting. Avid anglers will be in paradise as they hunt their favourite species from one of the many fishing spots along the rivers, lakes, beaches, and breakwalls. Local fishing and boating centres scattered around the area are always happy to give a few tips about what’s biting, as well as being able to cater to all your bait and tackle needs. Greater Port Macquarie is a haven for whale watchers. Every year between May and November approximately 6,000 humpback whales leave their summer feeding grounds in Antarctica and make their way northwards to tropical waters and their winter feeding and breeding grounds before making their return trip. A great way to experience these magnificent creatures is on a whale watching cruise. Departing frequently during the season, these cruises will almost guarantee you an up front and personal experience in a safe and comfortable environment. Get out on the Hastings River in Port Macquarie on one of two fantastic boats operated by The Cruise Terminal. Port Venture Cruises supply a number of different experiences including a historic river cruise or a fun boom net ride at twilight, or the ‘must do’ lunch BBQ cruise. Their boat, the River Princess, is an allweather spacious 15m catamaran with two levels providing a variety of viewing aspects. Or go back in time and board the

Chinese Junk which is an altogether different experience - she is a vintage authentic Chinese junk and an extremely comfortable boat. Be lulled on one of their two hour trips and enjoy either a yummy morning tea scenic cruise, a tasty fish & chip lunch cruise or a spectacular sunset cruise. Take in the sights of the picturesque river while listening to the informative commentary, and be sure to keep an eye out for dolphins which are spotted on most trips. With experienced friendly and knowledgeable staff, they are sure to make your river cruise a memorable occasion (see ad page 6). Port Macquarie Cruise Adventures operates three cruise boats across a broad range of water activities, including a variety of short and long eco river cruises, seasonal whale watching from May to November, coastal reef fishing and fast fun RIB adventure rides along our pristine coastline. They have the only passenger vessels capable of navigating the shallow sections of the Hastings River system. Shorter cruises go to Limeburners Creek National Park, Pelican Island wetlands and canals. Longer cruises go west to Rawdon Island, Wauchope & beyond and north to the famous Everglades via the magnificent waterways of the Hastings, Maria and Wilson rivers.. Their two riverboats are also ideal for private charter – for parties (BYO), tour groups, and functions for all occasions. Stopovers can be arranged at a variety of waterfront restaurants and venues for lunches and dinners. Cruise Adventures is Port’s longest established and most experienced whale watching cruise boat operator, with over 10,000 trips experienced on quiet whale friendly boats. More than 7,000 whales were seen in the 2013 season with numerous close encounters with Majestic Humpback whales, the gentle giants of the sea.

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family fun & adventure There are so many things to see and do in the Greater Port Macquarie region. Almost every activity you can think of is catered for with family fun for all ages, as well as adventure and thrills for the more daring. Bike Hire is available at Grahams Seers Cyclery for lots of fun and great exercise. Pack a picnic and take in the sights on two wheels the kids will love it and so will you! There are some wonderful paths and dedicated bike lanes so it makes for a very eco-friendly way to tour around. Check out the newly opened 600m cycleway at Kooloonbung Creek Nature Park, and for the more adventurous, try

the Port Macquarie Urban Mountain Bike Park at Wayne Richards Park on Koala St. Graham Seers Cyclery has a fantastic range of bikes for the enthusiast and also specialises in repairs and service. Their friendly staff will happily point you in the right direction for a great day out. Port Macquarie Kayak Tours invite you to discover the natural beauty of the Mid North Coast and surrounding areas. Come on a leisurely kayak tour through the Hastings River and Kooloonbung Creek where you’re likely to encounter dolphins, bats, water dragons and a wide variety of local sea and wildlife. All skill levels and ages are catered for. Two hr kayak tour River/Mangroves/ Wildlife $35 (10am daily). Six hr FRESH WATER RAPIDS $70 (groups welcome). Kayak hire $15 pp/hr. Mark is your guide and is a respected tourism operator with over 12 years of experience (see ad back cover). In the foothills of the Hastings Valley hinterland lies Bellrowan Valley. With just a short 30 minute drive from Port Macquarie NSW and 15 minutes from Wauchope you can feel like you’re a million miles from anywhere. Bellrowan Valley Horse Riding has been established over 10 years with over 30,000 riders experiencing one of Australia’s most recommended horse riding adventures. Bellrowan Valley was the winner of the North Coast Tourism Awards in 2007, 2010 and 2012 (Silver) for business excellence, being the premier adventure tourism activity in NSW’s fastest growing tourism regions. Whether it’s just you and your partner, friends, kids, family or tour group, they look forward to taking you on a relaxed and unforgettable ride on one of Bellrowan’s much loved and trusted horses. Horses are their love and giving their visitors a great experience is their passion, all year round! Check out Bellrowan Valley’s Tripadvisor reviews to see why it is one of the most popular attractions in Greater Port Macquarie (see ad back cover). The Bago Maze (the largest hedge maze in NSW) is situated within the grounds of the picturesque Bago Vineyards, Wauchope. Open daily from 9.30am, the Bago Maze consists of some 2,000

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metres of pathways including a sunken pathway, elevated walkway, bridges, observation towers plus a number of items to keep you entertained throughout the journey. Inspired by the surrounding bushland and vineyard, the maze incorporates a myriad of symbolic imagery within its pathways and hedges. The journey through the maze takes from 20 minutes to an hour to complete however, many hours of fun can be had making for an entertaining day. Admission is $10 Adults, $7 Children (under 5 free and must be accompanied by an adult). Enquiries (02) 6585 7099. (see ad back cover). Entertaining the kids in school holidays on a budget ain’t that easy. At Wave Bowl they’ve put together some fantastic affordable bowling deals for families and they can be found at www. wavebowl.com.au. To celebrate their new bar license, they have put together a daily Beer and Bowling Deal; $6 Bowling (incl shoe hire) and $4 beers every night between 8-10pm. So beat the boredom these school holidays and take the family bowling at Wave Bowl! Jumbos Playland is where kids say “WOW … great Fun” and Parents say “WOW great Food with Real Barista Coffee”. Port Macquarie’s Jumbos Playland is a “wonderland” for kids. The main attraction is their huge, six metre high maze, with all the slides and swings and gizmos, together with the six and half metre bouncy slide. Toddlers are kept separate and have a big ball pit to play in, a push car racetrack, toddler PCs, play panels and a tiny town with a variety of shops and activities. With the emphasis on learning through play, they have created a whole host of activities for school holidays including the latest craze of loom band making, sand art and plaster fun. Mums and Dads you must put Jumbos on your list of things to do these school holidays! Timetables can be downloaded at www.jumbosplayland.com.au. From July 2014 Jumbos will be operating a Vacation Care Program for children each school holidays. Their program will be available to all children attending primary school and enrolment forms can be found on their website. Jumbos is a Registered OOSH Care Provider.

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family fun & adventure Billabong Koala and Wildlife Park - Australia’s world-renowned Koala Breeding Centre, the Award winning Billabong is New South Wales’ premier regional wildlife park that allows you to get close up to all of the animals. Shrek, the monster crocodile, is enormous! The Park features a wide variety of Australian and exotic animals, reptiles and birds, including koalas, monkeys, kangaroos, wallabies, wombats, cassowaries, quolls, crocodiles, lizards, snakes and birds. They have picnic barbeques, lush gardens and tranquil billabongs covered with water lilies and stocked with koi carp. Enjoy morning and afternoon tea or lunch in their cafe and visit their Souvenir and Gift Shop. Snow leopards now enjoy a new home at Port

Macquarie’s Billabong Koala and Wildlife Park which has opened its largest and most expensive exhibit for these endangered animals. Billabong is now one of only five zoos in Australia to host snow leopards, which are one of the most endangered big cats on the planet with a wild population estimated at less than 4,000. This is the most exciting exhibit to ever open at Billabong which has been five years in planning and takes Billabong to a whole new level. The snow leopard exhibit has taken around a year to construct and has involved many government, legal and safety compliances with different departments. New arrivals also include the Red Pandas and Little Penguins. Coming soon Meerkats and more...

markets

The Foreshore Market (Port Macquarie-Hastings Farmers & Artists) 2nd Saturday of the month 8am - 1pm Westport Park, Cnr Buller & Park Sts, Port Macquarie (map H8) Port Macquarie Sunday Markets 2nd & 4th Sunday of the month, 8am - 1pm Westport High School, Findlay Ave, Port Macquarie (map G9) The Artist Markets in the Vines 4th Sunday of the month, 9am - 3pm Cassegrain Winery, 764 Fernbank Creek Rd, Port Macqurie (map A10) Port Macquarie Art Society Market Bazaar Every Sunday, 8am - 1pm Hamilton House, 198 Hastings River Dr, Port Macquarie (map C7) Wauchope Hastings Farmers’ Markets 4th Saturday of the month, 8am - noon Wauchope Showground, High St, Wauchope (map pg 46) Laurieton Riverwalk Market 3rd Sunday of the month, 8am - 1pm Cnr Tunis & Short Sts, Laurieton (map pg 46) Kendall Showground Markets 1st Sunday of the month, 8am - 1pm Kendall Showground, Batar Creek Rd, Kendall (map pg 45)

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For more information visit www.portmacquarieinfo.com.au


Ricardoes Tomatoes & Strawberries is Port’s most awarded farm gate attraction, located just a minute along an all-weather sealed road off the Pacific Highway, 3km north of the Hastings River bridge. Ricardoes offers a fun family-friendly strawberry picking experience: an amazing array of tens of thousands of plump red juicy berries flourishing year-round on vertical lattice frames, forming fragrant avenues to wander to choose your fruit. Free entry from 7am weekdays, 8am weekends, under cover of massive greenhouse canopies in case of rain; pay only for what you pick. No bending, just reach out and pop them in your bucket. Littlies have berries right at arm’s reach, seniors too. Fascinating free farm tours 11am weekdays - no booking needed, just turn up - with walks through towering Jack & the Beanstalk tomato vines. Budget meals and snacks at farmhouse-themed Cafe Red, featuring fresh produce from brekkie onwards, from 9am seven days, with free tastings of Ricardoes 30 medal-winning preserves; gift and souvenir shop. Big sealed RV carpark. A warm welcome 364 days a year (see ad page 5). Expand your horizons and see the stunning views of the Port Macquarie-Hastings region by air. Floating over coastal seascapes, gazing at the majestic hinterland and even whale spotting is all possible with Hastings Valley Helicopters. This premium helicopter service is focused on providing safety, high-quality service and customer satisfaction. They offer all aspects of helicopter services including Scenic tours, Charter, Photography, Events, Weddings, Lifting services, Critical logistics, Aerial survey/spotting or just for that special occasion. With a variety of offerings to choose from, you’ll enjoy every minute of your experience with them as they aim to exceed every expectation. Local photographer, Kevin Fallon of Kevin Fallon Photography, certainly has the creative eye for capturing this beautiful region. His talented work can be seen on the front cover and on pages 2, 4, 8 of this magazine. Kevin can also be booked for family portraits, so while you are here on holiday feeling relaxed and happy, why not capture those precious family holiday memories to cherish forever? Framed prints and canvases of local location photographs taken by Kevin Fallon Photography are also available for purchase contact Kevin for details.

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play golf The Country Club at Wauchope, is the home of golf, bowls and country hospitality in the Hastings. Situated in the heart of Wauchope’s CBD, a short stroll from the High Street and nearby accommodation, and only a 15 minute drive from Port Macquarie. It is renowned for being a top class venue with modern facilities to cater for all types of functions and sporting events. There is also a fully equipped Pro Shop, Bistro and Bar open 7 days a week (lunch and dinner). The Golf Course is home to the NSW PGA 36 Hole Pro-Am offering an excellent 18 hole course with some of the best greens in the State. Social play and Competition is available every day for Bowls and Golf. The Club has been established for over 80 years and has built a reputation for exceeding expectations as a premier travel destination.

Tallwoods 18 hole Championship Golf Course, nestled amongst the dramatic coastline of the Manning Valley, is the region’s premier golfing destination, just over an hour south of Port Macquarie,. At Tallwoods you experience a round of golf which, in the words of Tom Ramsey, involves “A collection of holes that are challenging and stimulating - all difficult but not impossible, always exciting and always individual.” Tallwoods’ sister course Harrington Waters Golf Course, is only 25 minuntes north of Tallwoods (30 mins south of Port Macquarie). The wonderfully designed 9 hole course is built around their natural waters and lakes with a variety of tee placements ensuring each game is unique. With a courtesy shuttle between the courses, there is no reason not to experience both!

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health & beauty Aqua Vitae Day Spa is an exclusive oasis of serenity. Located at the top of Gordon Street in the Five Star Complex, the modest facade opens into an Aladdin’s cave of relaxation and indulgence. With the subtle aroma of therapeutic scents and soothing relaxation music, you will breathe a sigh of relief just by walking in the door. You will then be welcomed into the relaxing lounge area by your highly trained therapist to settle in before your treatment or package. Aqua Vitae boasts five candlelit treatment rooms including a couples room for you to enjoy your delightful pampering. The hydrotherapy spa treatment room features 2 of the ultimate hydrotherapy spas with jets perfectly aligned to provide you with a relaxing water massage, just lie back, ease your tension and soothe your soul. Call today on 6589 3533 and experience Aqua Vitae Day Spa for yourself! Escape to tranquillity, with friendly professional staff, amazing results driven products and a huge variety of treatments at Port Macquarie Day Spa. Located at the Rydges Complex, Port Day Spa has a welldeserved reputation for the excellence in services they provide. Offering relaxation and results driven therapies including microdermabrasion, chemical peels and permanent hair reduction. Therapists are trained to the highest standards and are dedicated to providing you with the ultimate spa experience. Their beautifully presented rooms are private and quiet, complete with double treatment room and hydrotherapy spa. Your treatment will always be performed to the same high standard each and every time regardless of whether you are their first guest for the day or their last. The ancient Greeks knew of a place that was like heaven on earth – they called it Elysium. At Elysium Beauty Day Spa they have created that for you – your very own heaven on earth. Elysium Beauty offers a variety of individual or group spa packages personalised to suit your needs. Located under the Mantra Quayside Apartments, Elysium Beauty Day Spa specialises in massage, facial, body therapies, laser hair reduction and offers a wide array of beauty treatments and professional take home products including ASAP, Skinstitut and Pure Fiji products.

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holiday shopping It’s always fun to check out the shops while you’re on holidays and find that unique item to take home with you. There is a wide selection of shops to browse in the Port Macquarie area from fashion, accessories, jewellery, homewares and you may even find that something special to treat the kids. No shopping outing is complete without stopping for a coffee and there are plenty of wonderful cafes to choose from - some stores even have coffee available in house! Settlement City Shopping Centre is Port Macquarie’s biggest retail hub. It is located on the corner of Bay and Park Streets in the North Harbour precinct just minutes from the town centre and right next to Panthers Port Macquarie. They have lots of free parking with 65 specialty retailers including Big W, Woolworths, Best & Less,

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Reject Shop, Dick Smith, EB games, Sanity, a food court, numerous Fashion Retailers and the convenience of Australia Post inside the Newsagency. For Good choose quality products that are made from honest materials that carry a clear message. They choose handmade over mass produced, unique and thoughtfully created inspirational and “edgy” pieces that make you smile. Their toys are heartfelt, healthy, and educational, with a great range of holiday activity sets for those rainy days. Be surprised by their stunning range of clothing, homewares, books, rugs, art, lighting and gift ideas for all ages, budgets and tastes. Their happy store is opposite Town Beach in The Observatory Hotel, next door to the Milk Bar.


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holiday shopping Refreshingly different, meg & me boutique & espresso offers discerning customers the ultimate retail therapy experience. The clever combination of boutique shopping and an amazing “hole in the wall” style espresso bar creates a relaxed, comfortable environment where everyone feels welcome. Allow “The Girls” to style you an outfit from their exclusive ranges including elk accessories, lounge apparel and SanCerre, or select that perfect gift for someone you care for from their bespoke collection of leather goods, accessories and homewares. The onsite espresso bar is well known among the locals for excellent coffee, and also offers a carefully chosen selection of products including Addiction Bliss Balls, COYO coconut products, Tea Forte Teas, RAWC Coconut Waters and delicious Organic fruit juices.

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This winter, the Emerald & Me Boutique is concentrating on clothing that their customers are sure to love. Mela Purdie is the ideal choice for that “depart in comfort, arrive in style’ look that is so important for the versatility needed for life on the move. Whether you are looking for lightweight warmth and layers, Italian knits, wool jersey, mousseline or technical weave, this is the place to visit. They also stock a range of New Zealand’s Merinomink collection of 2014 fine merino and luxurious possum fur. No matter what your choice of colour is this season magnolia, plum, silver melange, brilliant red - wrap yourself in style at Emerald & Me.


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cafés & restaurants On the River Mekong Restaurant is located right on the waterfront of the Hastings River in the centre of Port Macquarie and offers a superb view. As a Thai-Lao restaurant, it’s their ambition to provide food that is typical of the traditional style. In order to achieve this authenticity, Mekong sources only the freshest of ingredients from local suppliers. They also have frequent deliveries from city markets that allow them to bring you a style of food that must be experienced. Licensed, open 7 days for lunch (from 11am) and dinner (from 5pm). If it’s ocean front dining you’re after, then The Fat Fish at Bonny Hills is the obvious choice. It’s only a 20-minute drive south of Port Macquarie but you will feel like you’ve escaped it all. Take in the stunning beach front setting overlooking Rainbow Beach, while Karyn and her team treat you to modern Australian cuisine created from local produce including mouth-watering wild Australian caught seafood. The scrumptious daily specials and delicious desserts will keep you coming back for more! Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served at this little gem by the sea, so be sure to book a table on the balcony and keep your eyes open for dolphins and whales passing by. Functions including weddings and special private events can all be catered for. (see ad page 3) Quay Lime Cafe, Restaurant Bar is a stylish space where you can enjoy a delicious meal, a relaxing drink and watch the amazing marine life swim by. Located right on Port Macquarie’s tranquil marina, you will enjoy an authentic dining experience with a menu

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consisting of locally sourced produce. With easy parking onsite and a pleasant 10 minute walk around the bay to the centre of town, Quay Lime is perfectly located to provide you with a stress free dining experience. Enjoy local handcrafted beer and wines with a cheese plate on the upstairs deck, which is also a great space for parties or functions, or why not grab some good ol’ fashioned take away fish ‘n’ chips from The Roller Door. Quay Lime, the only place in Port to eat, drink and indulge. Reviewed and recommended by the Good Food Guide, Rainforest Café is set in the beautiful surrounds of Sea Acres Rainforest Centre. French chef and owner Jean-Louis Tostivint has created a superb menu for you to try. Open for breakfast, lunch, morning and afternoon tea 7 days a week. Enjoy the peace and tranquillity of the rainforest surrounds whilst tasting some of JeanLouis’ gourmet delights. Inside Out at Lighthouse is a funky café located at Lighthouse Beach. Not only do they offer breakfast, lunch and great coffee, they also have a unique selection of gifts, homewares, kids toys, accessories and jewellery for you to browse. Their Brekky Stack is a must try, or for lunch choose from fresh wraps, toasties and salads, washed down with one of their rejuvenating freshly squeezed juices. Angie and her team provide a quality service and are only too happy to help you pick out that perfect gift. Inside Out at Lighthouse is open 7 days 8am – 4pm.


At Bonny Hills Garden Centre, they stock the largest range of plants in the Hastings region. The massive pond water feature sets the scene for a relaxing real life experience of plants, pots, water features, landscape supplies...everything. Upon entering you’ll find spacious, sealed car parking, and wide wheelchair friendly pathways. Or just come and relax with a great cup of coffee and lunch at The Garden Cafe that overlooks the magnificent dam. The menu is extensive, and coaches are welcome. Then continue to browse through the Garden Centre where you’ll find many fantastic gift ideas, beautiful garden ornaments and water features. (see ad page 8) Margaret and Sons Pasta Place – located in the beautiful Flynns Beach area, is a fantastic Italian family restaurant boasting the same owners since 1990. Experience traditional home-made pasta, sauces and gourmet pizzas, plus a range of veal, chicken and seafood meals with a great kids menu. BYO with indoor and outdoor seating and they also do take-away. Open 7 days from 5pm.

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cafés & restaurants It’s a must do! Call into Flavours at Lighthouse Beach, the real gourmet pizza and modern dining experience. Flavours offers a selection of contemporary fresh dishes using the best local quality produce. Whether you are looking for somewhere to have a relaxed meal and cooling ale at the fully licensed bar, or just want to treat yourself and the kids to some in-house made Gelato, Flavours at Lighthouse is open for lunch (seasonal) and dinner 7 nights for dine in. Takeaway and home deliveries also available. Abundance Lifestyle & Garden Centre and Café is ideally situated just a 3 minute country drive off both the Pacific and Oxley Highways at Sancrox. Located at the Vanderley Production Nursery site, this beautiful complex is a popular destination for locals and tourists. Vanderley Nursery is highly regarded as innovative growers of beautiful flowering plants. Now in its 37th year of operation, Vanderley Nursery supplies premium quality stock to the Abundance Garden Centre- a bonus for gardeners and landscapers in the Hastings area and beyond. An excellent selection of pots, water features and garden art compliment the green-life. John van der Ley and his team of horticulturalists offer expert advice and friendly service for all gardening requirements. A stroll on access friendly paths takes visitors to Abundance Café. Overlooking the picturesque lake, visitors relax and enjoy the bird life and experience the natural bushland. The cafe menu relies on fresh local produce including free range eggs, Abundance herbs, local cheeses and vegies. Well priced breakfasts, morning and afternoon teas, healthy lunches and

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daily blackboard specials are on offer 7 days a week. Imported fair-trade organic coffee, real leaf tea and a selection of delectable cakes, scones and slices, made in house by the passionate Abundance chefs are their specialty. Functions, weddings, high teas and offsite catering are available with optional decorating and music provided to make your special day memorable. Abundance Lifestyle and Garden Centre and Café…it’s a great day out! Group bookings and bus tours are welcome and disabled access and parking readily available. The Pancake Place is an iconic part of the Port Macquarie landscape and has been operating in the same spot for almost 30 years! In that time their menu has evolved to where it is today; a delicious range of pancakes and crepes to suit all palates – and don’t be fooled into thinking they are just a breakfast location. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner the choices are vast and varied with a great savoury menu for the adults as well as the kids corner menu for younger family members featuring their popular mini pizzas. Pancake Place with its wondrous bright and colourful décor is truly part of the Port Macquarie holiday experience – make sure you don’t miss out. Picture yourself relaxing along the river, watching for dolphins and sipping on a cup of locally roasted coffee. This is the atmosphere at The Point Port Macquarie, one of Port’s newest restaurants and just a five minute drive from the CBD. The full service kitchen is open daily from 8am for breakfast or simply head in to sample one of their many delicious hand crafted cakes. For lunch, be sure to try the hand battered fish of the day and beer battered chips. Or, book in to see what fresh specials are on offer for dinner, and with the sunset as your backdrop - you won’t be disappointed! Dinner is available from 5.30pm on Monday and Wednesday through Saturday, bookings recommended. Kids meals, Gluten-free and vegetarian options are all accommodated for. You simply must visit one of Port’s best kept secrets!

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wineries & breweries Black Duck Brewery & Bar – Nestled in the industrial area of Port Macquarie lies a craft beer experience you have been missing out on. With a huge range of locally brewed beers and the occasional beer from fellow brewers, there is something for everyone. You can have a tasting paddle or enjoy a quiet beer, cider or glass of local wine with a ploughman’s platter and local nibbles. The spacious bar is welcoming and the well loved brewery equipment is on display to complete the craft beer experience. All the brewing and bottling happens in house, so if you enjoy the beer at the brewery you can take it home with you. A great place to meet family and friends or for a quiet break on your way somewhere. Bago Vineyards and Bago Maze – A sanctuary nestled amongst expansive forest, moments from the Pacific Highway but light years from the hustle and bustle. Kick back to live Jazz on the second Sunday of every month, or enjoy a platter of local cheeses and your favourite bottle of Bago wine anytime. The kids will love getting lost in the largest hedge maze in NSW, with 2,000 metres of pathways. Group tours, weddings and private functions available on request.

Cassegrain Wines: Cellar Door, Restaurant & Cheese Shop – The winery and vineyards at Cassegrain have become a significant tourist destination, overlooking rolling vineyards and magnificent rose gardens. Producing a wide range of Premium, Reserve and Limited Release wines that are full flavoured, yet soft and elegant. Longpoint Vineyard and Art Gallery – Established in 1995. Go and talk to Roseworthy-trained owner and winemaker, Graeme. Whilst enjoying their beautiful grounds, indulge in quality wine, a dangerous orange liqueur or a grape-based alcoholic ginger beer. Here you will also discover a wonderful selection of paintings, timber craft, glass, and jewellery. Every two months a new exhibition will be on display, a must to visit. The Little Brewing Company – A multi award winning craft brewery owned and operated by the people who brew the beer. The beer is handcrafted from the freshest, finest, all natural ingredients available - malted grain, hops, yeast, specialty spices and the excellent local water, which is among the best brewing water in the world. No preservatives or additives are used and the beer is not pasteurised so it retains the full flavour and aroma their brewer meant it to have. Come and taste why this little brewery has been recognised internationally as a world class producer of craft beer. See trail page 39 See map pages 45-49

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Bago Vineyards

Long Point Vineyard

Cassegrain Wines

& Bago Maze

Providing wine tastings and cellar door sales. Enjoy a local cheese platter on the patio overlooking the vineyards. Group tours, weddings and private functions on request.

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Open 7 days 9.30am - 5pm for wine tastings and sales

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& Art Gallery

Cellar Door, Restaurant & Cheese Shop

Drive through the tranquil tree lined entrance to a Cassegrain experience. Wine tastings, cellar door & cheese sales. Enjoy lunch at the restaurant or a picnic hamper in the gardens.

This stunning truly local vineyard & art gallery is set in park like surrounds. Taste fine wines, Agent Orange Liqueur & alcoholic ginger beer while browsing the gallery & local delights. BYO barbecue & picnic facilities.

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Daily 9am-5pm for wine tastings & sales Daily 10am-4pm for restaurant

Wed to Sun from 10am - 5pm for wine tastings and sales. Open daily during school and public holidays.

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Cnr Cooinda Pl & Long Pt Dr Lake Cathie Map page 46

Pacific Hwy, Port Macquarie Map ref. A10

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Ph: 6585 7099

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Ph: 6582 8377 winery Ph: 6582 8320 restaurant

www.bagovineyards.com.au

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www.longpointvineyard.com.au

www.cassegrainwines.com.au

The Little Brewing Company

Black Duck Brewery & Bar

A craft brewery producing award winning, premium quality beer under its Wicked Elf and Mad Abbot labels. Talk to the people who make the beer and view what’s happening from the Cellar Door.

The spacious cellar door offers a relaxed, funky atmosphere to try a tasting paddle and sample the entire Black Duck range. Nibblies and brewery tours available.

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trading times

Open for tastings and sales: Mon - Sat 10am-4pm Sun Closed Public holidays please phone

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58 Uralla Rd, Port Macquarie Map ref. E14

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Ph: 6581 3949

www.thelittlebrewingcompany.com.au

Open for tastings and sales: Wed - Fri 11am-6pm Sat & Sun 11am-4pm Other times by appointment

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gourmet kitchen Are you the gourmet chef wanting to know where to find the best and freshest local produce? Port Macquarie has wonderful specialty shops to inspire the ‘foodie’ in you. Whether you’re planning a light breakfast, a BBQ lunch or that special dinner, we’ve got you covered in this new feature spread.

on the premises with stone ground organic flour, and small or large quiches. Their sweets and cakes are to die for - the fruit flan is an absolute must try! Organic Belly - Truly a delightful place to shop. From the moment you walk in, you are greeted to a warm welcome and surrounded by everything you need for a healthy lifestyle. Here you will find not just general groceries, but a large selection of natural products including organic food, coffee beans, ice creams, healthy kids snacks, drink bottles, household cleaning products, skin care (including baby products)., make up and more. There is a kiddie’s corner that makes browsing with kids even easier!

Gourmand Ingredients - Stock your pantry with all your essential cooking ingredients. Whether you are looking to cook South East Asian, Indian, Japanese, Korean, Mexican, South African, German or another exotic cuisine then Gourmand Ingredients may have what you are looking for. They also stock regional Australian, vegetarian, spices and gluten free products from small producers. At Gourmand Ingredients, they aim to enable local residents to expand their cooking experiences without having to travel to the big cities.

Ken Little’s Quality Fruit & Veg - A wonderful family business that has been operating locally for 30 years. With a strong local retail and wholesale following, they pride themselves on providing only the freshest quality produce. Ken Little is passionate about the fruit and veg business and this is evident through his loyal customers and staff. Be sure to stop in to grab your fresh fruit, vegetables, herbs and much more.

Lighthouse Beach Meat & Poultry - The place to go to buy all your meat and poultry goods. Whether you want something to throw on the BBQ at a local picnic spot, or grab some cold deli meats for that picnic lunch, this local butcher has it all. You simply must try their freshly made gourmet sausages with new flavour combinations created daily.

Hastings River Fishermen’s Co-oprerative - Established in August 1945 with their main suppliers being the local fishermen members themselves. With the majority of the catch being from Laurieton to Port Macquarie, you are sure to get only the freshest Australian local wild caught seafood. At the counter, the very knowledgeable staff will help you select from an abundance of prawns, lobster, a variety of fish, oysters and more. Open 7 days from 8.30am.

Burkhardt’s Organic Bakery - A popular bakery that focuses on producing only the finest and healthiest bakery goods. They have a wide variety of freshly baked bread using only Australian stone ground organic flour, hand harvested sea salt and clean filtered water. Loaves include white, country grain & wholemeal, French sour dough, light Italian sour dough, spelt sour rye, Dutch fruit loaf, and gluten free options. Savouries include meat pies that are made

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Lighthouse Beach Meat & Poultry

Stock up on all your essential cooking ingredients for cuisines from all four corners of the globe. The hardest decision will be which recipe will you be cooking tonight?

This local butcher is a true gem. Not only will you find fresh quality meats and poultry, this butcher prides himself on developing unique gourmet delicious sausages. Fresh deli meats also available.

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Shop 3 23-41 Short St (across from Coles) Port Macquarie contact Map ref J9 Ph: 6584 6268 www.gourmandingredients.com.au

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Burkhardt’s Organic Bakery

Organic Belly

Michael Burkhardt is passionate about producing quality healthy bakery goods including breads, savouries & cakes. They use only Australian organic flour & hand harvested sea salt, & offer a wide range of gluten free products..

A unique store that offers a vast range of organic, health & wellbeing products, from gluten free food, organic meats to skin care products. Drop in and see the friendly staff there is something for everyone at this store!

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Mon to Fri 7am - 5pm Sat 7am - 3pm

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Ph: 6583 4699 www.burkhardtsorganic.com.au

Ken Little’s Quality Fruit & Veg Here you will find all the quality fresh produce you need - fruits, vegetables, fresh herbs & more. With colourful displays and friendly service, you will leave with a smile. Open 7 days.

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Mon to Fri 7am - 6pm Sat 7am - 5pm Sun 9am - 2pm

contact

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43 Munster St Port Macquarie Map ref K9

Ph: 6583 5685 www.kenlittlesfruitandveg.com.au

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Mon to Fri 6.30am-5.30pm 4/42 Watonga St Port Macquarie Sat 6.30am - 12.30pm Map ref N19

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Ph: 6582 0197

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Ph: 6583 7004 www.organicbelly.com.au

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Hastings River Fishermen’s Co-operative No need to look anywhere else for the best and freshest local seafood. Directly on the waterfront, they offer fresh Prawns, Lobsters, Crabs, Fish, Oysters & Bait.

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national parks Sea Acres Rainforest Centre in Sea Acres National Park is a place of outstanding natural beauty protecting rare sub-tropical coastal rainforest. Take the wonder walk along the 1.3km elevated rainforest boardwalk, which is stroller and wheelchair friendly. Be inspired by the timeless beauty of pristine rainforest. Take a guided Rainforest Discovery tour or enjoy the walk at your own pace. Browse the gift shop offering unique gifts and homeware, souvenirs, educational toys and books. Discover more about other great national parks and nature reserves to visit. Relax in the Rainforest Café, which serves delicious lunch, morning and afternoon tea. Located on Tourist Drive 10, 4km south of Town Beach along Pacific Drive (map ref P15) Sea Acres Rainforest Centre: 6582 3355 9am to 4.30pm. Rainforest Cafe: 6582 4444 9am to 4pm. Centre open 7 days excluding Christmas Day and scheduled Ironman events. Dooragan National Park on North Brother Mountain overlooks Queens Lake and Camden Haven. Viewing platforms at the summit offer the most breath-taking views and are a must to visit. There is an easy 30 minute walk through lush rainforest, or try the Top Track which is a moderate 1 hour walk. You can return to the summit or continue on the Laurieton Track, which is a demanding 2 hour walk. Make sure to have a vehicle waiting at the other end.

day trips Day trip to the Manning Valley: Please see pages 40 & 41 for more information. Day trip to the Northern Great Lakes area: If you are looking for a day trip, or if you are driving back to Sydney after your stay in Port Macquarie, you must take the time to visit the Northern Great Lakes area. The area comprises of Hallidays Point, Forster, Tuncurry, Pacific Palms and Seal Rocks. Not only are there immaculate beaches here, but also stunning inland waterways. Whether you are keen to play golf, swim in an ocean pool, throw a line in, go shopping, visit a winery or a gallery, or simply enjoy lunch at a beach or lakeside cafe, this region certainly has something for everyone. Wallis Lake also boasts some of Australia’s finest oysters and you’d be mad not to sample them! While you are there, be sure to pick up your free copy of the latest Discover Magazine (see ad below) for all the information you need to enjoy this truly beautiful area.

Kattang Nature Reserve is accessed through Laurieton and across the Dunbogan bridge. The main feature is the majestic Perpendicular Point with its spectacular vertical cliffs plummeting 40 metres to the sea below. The reserve is surrounded by rock platforms, with the Camden River estuary to the north. The Flower Bowl Circuit (2km) is an easy walk with stunning coastal views or try the Perpendicular Point Walk (3.6km return) with panoramic views. Crowdy Bay National Park – heading south through Camden Haven and past the Dunbogan turn off, you’ll find Crowdy Bay’s long sweeping beaches, dramatic headland, extensive wetlands, rainforest pockets and untouched coastal land featuring beautiful wildflower displays. There are three camping areas around Diamond Head and several day use areas along the coast. Boorganna Nature Reserve is a significant remnant of the extensive rainforest that once covered the Comboyne Plateau. The reserve protects 396 hectares of diverse vegetation ranging from Eucalypt forest to subtropical rainforest. Stroll the 2.7km walk that starts at the picnic area and descends through the tranquil rainforest to Rawson Falls. The return trip (uphill) takes about 2 hours at a steady pace. Bring your bird book, as the reserve is very popular for bird watching (best observed during the early hours of the day). See map page 45

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Trail 1 : Camden Haven - Kendall - Head south from Port Macquarie through to Lake Cathie and stop at Longpoint Vineyard (open Wed - Sun), and taste their many wines, famous Agent Orange Liqueur and alcoholic Ginger Beer. Next on to Bonny Hills and stop at Crystalline Pottery (open most days). Rod’s work truly needs to be seen to be believed, as his pottery sparkles like precious gemstones. Continue on to the Camden Haven and turn right towards Kew. Turn left when you see the sign for Dooragan National Park and drive up North Brother Mountain which overlooks Laurieton, North Haven and Dunbogan villages. At the summit (490 metres), is a lookout which is not to be missed offering a superb view over the coastline, the lakes and the mouth of the Camden Haven River. It is one of Australia’s most impressive coastal panoramas. Return to the bottom and continue by following the signs to Kew, and then stopping at Blue Gum Woodturning Gallery in Laurieton/Kew on the way to see the stunning and unique pieces handcrafted on site. From there go back to the highway and then turn left back to Port Macquarie.

Trail 2 : Wauchope - Comboyne - Ellenborough Falls (approx 4 hours) Starting from Wauchope follow the signs to Comboyne. Just out of town there is a fork in the road. Veer left here and follow the signs to Ellenborough Falls, one of the largest single drop waterfalls in the Southern Hemisphere (approx 45 mins drive but worth it). A great stop for lunch so pack a picnic or if you prefer, a kiosk is available. Drive back the way you came. Trail 3 : Food, Wine and Brews Trail - Be sure to tell them you’re doing the Discover Magazine wine and brews trail and they’ll point you in the right direction. Start at The Little Brewing Company - Map ref D14 (Mon-Sat 10am4pm) and taste the fantastic range this boutique brewery has to offer. Their famous brand Wicked Elf is not to be missed. Head over Lake Road and on to Port Macquarie’s newest brewery, The Black Duck - Map ref E11 (Wed - Fri 11am-6pm, Sat & Sun 11am-4pm, other times by appointment). Here you can try a tasting paddle of all eight beers and a ploughman’s platter filled with local goodies to enjoy. Next, head south down the Pacific Highway, turning left at the sign for Longpoint Vineyard in Lake Cathie - open Wed-Sun 10am - 5pm (open daily during school and public holidays). Come back out to the highway and head south, then turn right at the sign for Bago Vineyards and Maze - open 7 days 9.30am - 5pm. Taste some of their fabulous wines and local cheeses. The beautiful maze is a fantastic family activity. Come back out to the highway, turn left and head north to Cassegrain Wines - Map ref A10 open 7 days 9am-5pm, with their stunning vineyard and gorgeous restaurant - Open daily 10am-4pm, evenings Thu, Fri and Sat (bookings essential). Next, head over the highway and turn right onto Sancrox Road where you find Abundance Lifestyle and Garden. Relax and enjoy their scrumptious menu in serene surroundings overlooking the picturesque lake, then take a rambling walk through the garden centre and have a look at the beautiful range of homewares. Head north on the Pacific Highway over the Hastings River Bridge for a rewarding farm gate experience at Ricardoes Tomatoes & Strawberries – Map page 45, where all attractions are under cover in case of poor weather and entry is free. Just 3km along from the bridge follow Ricardoes’ big brown tourist signs pointing you to turn right off the highway one minute down a pretty fully-sealed country lane. GPS Lat – 31.39 Long 152.82. Sealed car park too, so no muddy shoes, and strawberry picking 364 days of the year from 7am weekdays, 8am weekends. Time your visit for yummy budget-priced brekkies, lunch or snacks in farmhouse-themed Cafe Red and free farm tours 11am weekdays, no booking needed. Adults and littlies alike are escorted on walks through towering Jack & the Beanstalk tomato vines and strawberry groves. Berries grow on vertical lattice frames, so young and old alike can reach out at arm’s length: no bending! Pay only for what you pick. Free tastings of award-wining farm preserves; gift and souvenir shop. (see ad page 5).

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Stay & Play in the Manning Valley

Just south of Port Macquarie, is the picturesque Manning Valley, an area rich with natural assets, unexplored forests and pristine beaches and waterways. We invite you to take a day trip or stay a night or two and discover the natural wonders in our laid back friendly valley. Free from over development, large crowds and bustling traffic, the Manning Valley’s clean air and lush landscapes will take your breath away... Taree is the major commercial centre of the region and offers many great shopping areas and facilities for the holiday maker. You can experience beautiful coastal towns, white sandy uncrowded beaches and quaint and quiet inland villages throughout the Manning Valley. Unique markets are held throughout the region each weekend and provide a great opportunity to meet the friendly locals and pick up some great homemade jams, sauces and fresh produce. There are local arts and craft galleries, specialty shops and many fine restaurants, cafes and cosy tea rooms to tempt your taste buds throughout the Manning Valley. With so much to see and do, you will want to stay and play another day.

Top things to do

One of the greatest places to see the Manning Valley is from the air. Take a scenic joy flight or experience the major adrenaline rush of a lifetime with a tandem skydive jump! Skydiving NSW Drop Zone operate from Taree Airport and experienced operators will guide you through the most thrilling sport known to man. You can jump from 8,000 to 12,000 feet and freefall for up to 50 seconds while your instructor has the camera to film all aspects of your skydive for you to relive the moment when bragging! Tandem jumps available on weekends 8am until dark. Weekdays by arrangement. Bookings essential. Vouchers are available for the ultimate gift. Just off the Pacific Highway at Spring Hill Road lives Cattai Wetlands, a beautiful sanctuary for over 100 species of birds, kangaroos, wallabies and goannas. This wonderful and unique site has three walking tracks including a 2 km stroll around the wetlands, a ramble through coastal blackbutt forest and stunning

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views of the Three Brother Mountains. Open Friday to Monday from 8am-3pm. Guided tours are available by appointment. Take a walk or a bike ride through our heritage towns and check out the museums or experience our natural wildlife and natural wonders in the 9 National Parks and Reserves. You are welcome to call at the Manning Valley Visitor Information centre where you can pick up brochures and maps and get great advice on what to see and do which is of special interest to you. Explore our waterways... the Manning Valley is a fisherman’s paradise and the fishing in our region can tempt anyone to wet a line. Fish our numerous, pristine freshwater streams for Australian Bass (perch). Fish our estuaries for quality flathead, bream, luderick and much more. Use the endless miles of deserted beaches and headlands for the land based blue water angler. Take advantage of our excellent boat launching facilities on the Manning River, or at Crowdy Head to chase the big blue water species off shore, such as snapper, kingfish, mullaway and pearl perch. The fishing possibilities are endless and for all water activities you have found a mecca in the Manning Valley. A 10 minute drive west of Taree is the historic town of Wingham which was settled in 1853. Spend some time at the Historical Museum, which is open 7 days and showcases a vast collection of interesting memorabilia offering a glimpse into our rich pioneering and agricultural history. Down by the river’s edge, Wingham Brush Nature Reserve is rare and beautiful covering 10 hectares of subtropical floodplain rainforest. Stroll along the boardwalk under the bows of huge majestic Moreton Bay and strangler fig trees and/or stroll around the streets and you will see many splendid National Trust listed Federation buildings and enjoy a relaxing cup of tea at our multi award winning Cafe Bent on Food.

days, and dinner Friday & Saturday nights. Monday to Thursday 8am to 5pm, Friday & Saturday 8am til late and Sundays 9am to 3pm.

Where to stay

A day is not enough time to enjoy the many sites and delights. So why not stay for a short break in the Manning Valley? There are many accommodation styles available to suit everyone. You will find a warm welcome and country hospitality at its best when staying at Mescal’s at Pampoolah. Experience all the comforts of home and beautiful gardens surrounding the accommodation. Choose from a Queen or Twin Suite with private guest lounge, dining areas and kitchenette or a self-contained apartment. Morning & afternoon tea provisions are provided and full country breakfasts are prepared by your hosts to start the day just right and evening meals available if you don’t want to venture out at the end of the day. Mescal’s is an ideal base from which to explore the Manning Valley.

You are welcome...

come and explore our region today. Call in at the Visitors Centre or for full details of coming events, go to www.manningvalley.info or phone 1800 182 733. And let advertisers know you found them in the Discover Magazine.

Where to eat

A destination not to be missed, Bent on Food is a foodies paradise. Local products line the shelves and all meals focus on fresh produce from the region. You may opt for dine inside or in the lovely kitchen garden. Open for breakfast and lunch seven

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accommodation Aston Hill Motor Lodge Private residential location surrounded by parkland 100 m off Hastings River Drive only 3 minutes drive from Port Central. 16 modern spacious 4 star motel rooms and 6 motel style luxury apartments. You will not be disappointed. where: 15 Mort St, Port Macquarie phone: (02) 6583 3266 www.astonhill.com.au map ref: G8

Beach House Holiday Apartments 8 fully self-contained 1, 2 & 3 bedroom apartments conveniently located across the road from Town Beach, and only a 5 minute walk into town. All apartments have AirCon, foxtel, fully equipped kitchen and internal laundry. where: 7 Lord Street, Port Macquarie phone: (02) 6584 1084 www.beachhouseholidayapartments.com map ref: L8

Beachside Holiday Apartments Located opposite beautiful Flynns Beach. Fully self-contained apartments, with kitchen, laundry and air conditioning, many with spa baths. There is a pool, a rooftop terrace with spectacular views and BBQ facilities. where: 48 Pacific Dr, Port Macquarie phone: (02) 6583 9544 www.beachsideholidays.com map ref: N11

Best Western PLUS HW Boutique Hotel Perfectly positioned on the headland the HW boasts beautiful rooms, spa baths, cable TV and stunning water views, most rooms have private balconies. The motel also offers two guest lounges and outdoor area with swimming pool. where: 1 Stewart St, Port Macquarie phone: (02) 6583 1200 www.hwboutique.com.au map ref: L8

East Port Motor Inn Located within 5 mins walk to Town Beach or the CBD, they offer affordable stylish accommodation with cable TV & broadband. Most rooms have private balconies and there is a BBQ area with swimming pool. where: Cnr. Lord & Burrawan St, PM phone: (02) 6583 5850 www.eastportmotorinn.com.au map ref: L9

El Paso Motor Inn Located on the water in the heart of town, easy walking distance to clubs, beaches & shopping centres. Featuring 55 units all with full facilities. The Waterfront Restaurant is fully licensed overlooking the Hastings River. where: 29 Clarence St, Port Macquarie phone: (02) 6583 1944 www.elpasomotorinn.com.au map ref: K8

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Beachcomber Resort Studio and 2 bedrooms, fully furnished selfcontained holiday apartments with ocean views. Swimming pool, children’s wading pool, heated spa, and BBQs. Just a 3 min stroll to town Beach and 10 min walk to town centre. where: 54 William St, Port Macquarie phone: (02) 6584 1881 www.beachcomberresort.com.au map ref: L8

Beaches Resort Holiday Apartments The ideal location of Beaches Holiday Apartments puts the holidaymaker opposite the beautiful patrolled Flynns Beach. 19 Selfcontained apartments, air conditioning, large saltwater heated pool, BBQ & cabana. where: 55 Pacific Dr, Port Macquarie phone: (02) 6584 4433 www.beachesholidayresort.com.au map ref: N11

Best Western Macquarie Barracks Port Macquarie’s newest 4 star motel. Conveniently located, offering spacious airconditioned rooms, with satellite TV, some with LCD screens. Enjoy fine dining on the new poolside deck in our fully licensed Governor’s Restaurant. where: 103 Hastings River Dr, Port Macq phone: (02) 6583 5333 www.bestwestern.com.au map ref: E8

Country Comfort Our rooms offer comfortable accommodation and most have private balconies overlooking the river. Relax by the pool, spa, or at the hotel’s private beach. The hotel has a licensed restaurant and excellent conference facilities. where: Cnr Buller & Hollingworth St, PM phone: (02) 6583 2955 www.countrycomforthotels.com.au map ref: J8

Edgewater Holiday Park Absolute river frontage with jetty for fishing and boat launching. Boat hire, swimming pool, putt putt golf and playground. From budget to luxury, deluxe cabins, ensuite sites for vans or tents and drive through sites. where: 221 Hastings River Dr, Port Macq. phone: 1800 228 800 www.edgewaterholidaypark.com.au map ref: D7

Escape at Nobbys Brand new, 3 bedroom, fully self-contained, luxury beachside accommodation opposite Nobbys Beach - less than 4km from town & just steps away from stunning beaches, lush rainforests, coastal walks, shops & restaurants. where: 74 Pacific Drive, Port Macquarie phone: (02) 6584 1154 www.escapeatnobbys.com.au map ref: N12


accommodation Flynns Beach Resort The ultimate in relaxation in our modern, spacious 2 bedroom apartments, catering ideally for families. Air conditioned, private balconies, 2 swimming pools, tennis court, gym, play activities and only 3 minutes to Flynns Beach. where: Cnr Pacific Drive & Ocean St, PM phone: 1800 833 338 www.flynnsbeachresort.com.au map ref: N11

Lighthouse Beach Holiday Village Well equipped cabins, powered sites for holidaymakers with their own vans, and campers are welcome on the shady grassed areas of the Village. The Village has its own shop, pool, BBQs and playground, only a short stroll to the beach. where: 140 Matthew Flinders Dr, PM phone: (02) 6582 0581 www.lighthousebeachholidayvillage.com.au map ref: M19

Mantra Quayside Ultimate CBD location featuring contemporary studio, one and two bedroom apartments, free security parking, stunning rooftop with heated lap pool, gym, BBQ and lounge area! Walk to restaurants, shops and beach. where: Cnr William & Short St, PM phone: (02) 6588 4000 www.quaysideportmacquarie.com.au map ref: J8

Mercure Centro Hotel 72 spa and guest rooms, modern contemporary design and decor, undercover security parking, heated pool, bar, restaurant, day spa and meeting room. where: 103 William St, Port Macquarie phone: 1300 786 989 www.centrohotel.com.au map ref: K8

The Observatory Overlooking Town Beach and a short riverfront stroll to the vibrant town centre. Choice of stylish hotel rooms and 1, 2 or 3 bed apartments and penthouses. The North Coast’s most awarded hotel. Indoor pool, spa, sauna, BBQ entertainment area, restaurants and day spa. where: 40 William St, Port Macquarie phone: (02) 6586 8000 www.observatory.net.au map ref: L8

Ki-Ea Apartments 50 spacious 1, 2, 3 and 4 bedroom apartments. Close to town centre and Town Beach. Heated pools, spa, sauna, home theatre, and guest roof deck with water views. Beach Kids Loyalty Program for kids aged 2-12. where: 67 William St, Port Macquarie phone: 1800 00 85 75 www.ki-ea.com.au map ref: L8

Macquarie Waters Boutique Apartment Hotel Award winning 4.5 star boutique apartment complex in town centre with stylish hotel rooms and self-contained apartments. Heated pool, spa and roof deck with ocean views. Corner Restaurant open 7 days. where: 11 Clarence St, Port Macquarie phone: (02) 6584 5755 www.mwaters.com.au map ref: K8

Marina Holiday Park Situated on the beautiful Hastings River, we offer 12 ensuite cabins and powered/ un-powered sites. The park has a full range of facilities including kiosk, swimming pool and jetty on the river! Yes, you can bring your pets! where: 52-60 Settlement Point Rd, PM phone: (02) 6583 2353 www.marinaholidaypark.com map ref: G5

Northpoint Apartments Luxurious fully self-contained apartments, with private balconies and spectacular ocean views. Situated only 150 m from the town centre and a 7 min flat walk to the beach, with cafes, restaurants and shopping at your doorstep. where: 2 Murray St, Port Macquarie phone: 1800 210 222 www.northpointapartments.com.au map ref: K8

Oxley Cove Holiday Apartments Enjoy your next holiday in tropical surrounds; the apartments are situated just 300 m from Town Beach and only minutes from Town Centre. All the apartments are fully self-contained and all with undercover parking. where: 29 Owen St, Port Macquarie phone: (02) 6583 1855 www.oxleycoveapartments.com.au map ref: M9

Port Pacific Resort

Port Aloha Park the car and forget it! On a quiet side street in the CBD, Port’s restaurants, shops and beaches are within an easy walk. Relax in our solar heated pool or enjoy a BBQ on the deck. where: 3 School St, Port Macquarie phone: (02) 6583 1455 www.portaloha.com.au map ref: K8

Luxury 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments, pool, spas, gym, sauna, half tennis court, BBQs, canoe and catamaran hire, games room, broadband internet and school holiday activities. Short stroll to riverside & town beach. where: 6-14 Clarence St, Port Macquarie phone: (02) 6583 8099 www.portpacific.com.au map ref: K8

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accommodation Sails Resort (Rydges)

Rydges

Offering 83 superbly appointed Guest Rooms, Studio and Executive Suites with balconies or terraces, water or garden views. Facilities include pool, spas, steam room, cocktail bar, restaurant, tennis courts, room service and more. where: 20 Park St, Port Macquarie phone: 1800 025 271 www.sailsresort.com.au map ref: G7

Offering 103 beautifully appointed and spacious rooms in a splendid setting, complemented by 16 self-contained apartments. With the cosmopolitan buzz of town centre just a stone’s throw away and beaches at your doorstep. where: 1 Hay St, Port Macquarie phone: (02) 6589 2888 www.rydges.com/portmacquarie map ref: K8

Sandcastle Apartments

Shelly Beach Resort

Directly opposite Town Beach, choose from 1, 2 or 3 bedroom fully self-contained luxurious apartments. Relax in your spa bath and enjoy the 180 degree spectacular ocean views. Stunned Mullet Restaurant on-site. where: 12-24 William Street, PM phone: (02) 6583 8888 www.sandcastleportmacquarie.com.au map ref: L8

South Pacific Apartments

Located only 5 minutes from town, and right near Shelly Beach and Sea Acres, offering 1 and 2 bedroom fully self-contained townhouses, parking at your door. tennis court, spa, BBQ, games room, kids playground and WI-FI. where: 156 Pacific Dr, Port Macquarie phone: (02) 6582 3978 www.shellybeachresort.com.au map ref: N15

Sundowner Breakwall Tourist Park

41 self-contained modern apartments opposite Flynns Beach. With heated outdoor spa, children’s wading pool with rain dome, heated swimming pool, BBQ and gazebo. Beach Kids Loyalty Program for kids aged 2-12 years. where: 37 Pacific Dr, Port Macquarie phone: 1300 267 248 www.southpacificpm.com.au map ref: N11

Timbertown Resort & Motel

Exclusive Bayside Spa Cottages and campsites with absolute beach/river/CBD frontage, free wireless, resort pool and free BBQs. Sundowner is the ideal holiday location. NEW - affordable Multi Media Conference and Film Centre. where: 1 Munster St, Port Macquarie phone: 1800 636 452 www.breakwall.sundownerholidays.com map ref: K7

Vacation Village Fully self-contained apartments nestled on nearly 2 hectares of gardens on the river. Resort facilities include tennis courts, spa, sauna, pool, games room, BBQ areas, bowling green, mini golf, squash court and much more! where: 50 Settlement Point Rd, PM phone: 1300 78 55 99 www.classicholidays.com.au map ref: G5

Conveniently located next door to Timbertown Heritage Park. 26 unit resort offering Executive and Family accommodation in motel style units and cabins. Swimming pool, tennis court, and fully licensed on site restaurant “Montana’s On High”. Only a short distance to Wauchope Golf Course. where: 230 High St, Wauchope phone: (02) 6585 0699 www.timbertownresort.com map page: 46

Wyndham Vacation Resort Flynns Beach

YHA - Ozzie Pozzie Backpackers

Only 150 metres from Flynns beach, all apartments are self-contained from spacious studios to 3 bedroom penthouses. Heated swimming pool, sauna, gym and spa, outdoor lounge decks, pool table, children’s play area and games. where: 14-20 Flynn St, Port Macquarie phone: (02) 6589 9688 www.wyndhamap.com.au map ref: M11

Port Macquarie YHA is more like a resort than a hostel. Relax in the poolside cabana, swim, or snooze in a hammock under palm trees. Town, shops, riverside cafes and bars are 5 minutes walk away. where: 36 Waugh St, Port Macquarie phone: (02) 6583 8133 www.ozziepozzie.com map ref: H9

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