Water Activities Guide

Dive into a world of fun and adventure with a wide range of water activities available in the Greater Port Macquarie and surrounding regions. Whether you’re looking for high-energy sports or relaxing excursions, the Mid North Coast offers something for everyone.

If you’re keen to get out on the water, you’re in the right place. With everything from surfing and jet skiing to dolphin and whale watching, there’s something for everyone.

“Run wild and free like a waterfall.”
~ Anamika Mishra

Water Activities on the Mid North Coast

Exciting Water Activities

Surfing
Catch some waves at popular surfing spots like Town Beach and Lighthouse Beach. Whether you’re a beginner or a pro, the Mid North Coast offers excellent surf conditions and surf schools for all skill levels.

Jet Skiing
Experience the thrill of jet skiing on the open water. Several local operators offer rentals and guided tours, providing a fun way to explore the coastline and estuaries.

Dolphin and Whale Watching
Embark on a marine adventure with dolphin and whale watching tours. Witness these magnificent creatures up close, with tours available seasonally for whale watching and year-round for dolphin sightings.

Kayaking and Canoeing
Explore the tranquil waters of local rivers and lakes by kayak or canoe. Guided tours and rentals are available, offering a peaceful way to connect with nature and enjoy the scenic surroundings.

Fishing
Enjoy a day of fishing in the bountiful waters of the Mid North Coast. From beach fishing and river fishing to deep-sea charters, there are plenty of options for anglers of all ages.

Stand-Up Paddleboarding (SUP)
Try stand-up paddleboarding for a fun and accessible water activity. Calm bays and rivers are perfect for beginners, while more experienced paddlers can take on the ocean waves.

Tips for Safe Water Activities

  • Check Weather Conditions: Always check the weather forecast and water conditions before heading out.
  • Use Safety Gear: Wear life jackets, use appropriate equipment, and follow safety guidelines.
  • Stay Hydrated: Bring plenty of water, especially on hot days.
  • Respect Wildlife: Maintain a safe distance from marine animals and follow local regulations.
  • Learn Local Regulations: Familiarise yourself with any local rules and permits required for certain activities.

Embark on Your Water Adventure

From the adrenaline rush of jet skiing to the serene experience of kayaking, the Mid North Coast offers a diverse range of water activities that cater to all interests and skill levels. Start planning your aquatic adventures today and make unforgettable memories with your family.

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