As well as the beaches, the galleries, golf and the markets, Port Macquarie is situated right at the mouth of the Hastings River, making it a perfect spot for watersports. Deep sea fishing, windsurfing, jetskiing, parasailing, river cruising and camel riding are among the many things you can do in the area.
Below is a guide to some of the exciting and interesting things you can do in Port Macquarie.
Boat Hire & Cruises A directory of boat hire and cruise operators in the port Macquarie area. Includes details for cruises on the Hastings River and boat hire at the Park St marina and at Settlement Point Rd.
Bus, Coach & Adventure Tours Bus and coach tours operating throughout the Hastings Valley and the Camden Haven district. Also contact details for camel rides and 4wd tours.
Dive Centres & Diving Tours A directory listing of the dive centres and dive tour operators in the Port Macquarie area.
Fishing Tours Half & full day fishing trips. Includes deep sea and game fishing charters as well as local estuary and river fishing tours.
Historical Sites & Tours The significant historical sites in and around Port Macquarie. Includes tour times and opening hours for some of Port Macquarie's convict buildings.
Scenic Flights & Skydiving Para-gliding, hang-gliding, skydiving and seaplane scenic flights are just some of the exhilarating air activities available in the area.
Theme Parks The water and fantasy theme parks offer great entertainment for the kids. There is also a recreated timbertown in nearby Wauchope.
Water Sports There is a range of watersports on offer in Port Macquarie, including parasailing, jet skiing, canoeing and kayaking.
Wineries Port Macquarie has some excellent winieries offering wine tasting and cellar door sales.