Settlement Point Reserve

Playground & Picnic Spot Port Macquarie

Settlement Point Reserve is located within the Greater Port Macquarie area of the NSW Mid North Coast.

“Sunsets, like childhood, are viewed with wonder not just because they are beautiful but because they are fleeting.”
~ Richard Paul Evans

The Reserve

Settlement Point Reserve offers an impressive outlook over the Hastings River and provides easy access to a wide variety of water activities.

It’s one of the most popular picnic spots for families in Port Macquarie.

This park is perfect for families due to its large flat grassed area, plenty of shade, great picnic facilities and BBQs, off-street parking, toilet facilities, and children’s playground.

It’s also right on the banks of the Hastings River, with its sandy shoreline and shallow waters at low tide.


Reserve Features: Set on the banks of the Hastings River, shade trees, and large grassed open space area.

Reserve Facilities: Large undercover shelter with picnic tables, individual picnic tables with shelters, electric barbecues, playground, accessible public amenities, waste bins, and off-street parking.

Other Features: Proximity to The Point Cafe Restaurant and Settlement Point Boatshed.

Settlement Point Boat Shed have a complete range of hire watercraft. This includes Stand Up Paddle Boards, Fishing Boats, Fishing Rods, Picnic Boats, Canopy Runabouts, BBQ Boats, Half Cabins, a Banquet Boat, Kayaks and Canoes. So many water activities to choose from!

The Playground

The Settlement Point Reserve Playground is suitable for ages 2-12 years.

Play Facilities: Playhouse climbing structure with slide, rope climb, swing set including baby swing, pod spinner, balancing log and steppers, and bubblers.

Fencing: No, all open.

Shade: Shade cover and shade trees.

Seating: Yes.

Shelter: Yes. Large undercover shelter with picnic tables and individual picnic tables with shelters.

Picnic Facilities: Yes.

Toilets: Yes.

Water: No drinking water. Playground overlooks the Hasting River.

Parking: Yes, dedicated off-street parking.

Wheelchair Accessible: The reserve is, but the playground is not an all-abilities playground.

Other Features: Hastings River and easy access to a wide variety of water activities.

Where is the Reserve?

You can find Settlement Point Reserve off Settlement Point Road, Port Macquarie. Follow the road along the Hastings River right to the end. There’s plenty of off-street parking.

Settlement Point Road
Port Macquarie NSW 2444