Macleay Valley Coast NSW 2440

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Located within the Macleay Valley Coast region of the Mid North Coast; Kempsey sits on the banks of the Macleay River.

The Macleay River rises east of Uralla within the Great Dividing Range, flowing to the sea east by south. By the time it passes through Kempsey and reaches the ocean at South West Rocks, it will have travelled 298 kilometres.

Let us be your family-friendly guide to Kempsey. Go where the locals go! Explore local, choose local and support local.

“If we experienced life through the eyes of a child, everything would be magical and extraordinary. Let our curiosity, adventure and wonder of life never end.”
~ Akiane Kramarik

Explore Kempsey

Kempsey is approximately 54 kilometres north of Port Macquarie via Pacific Highway A1.


Kempsey NSW 2440

Explore Kempsey

Kempsey for Families

A community famous as the birthplace of country music legend Slim Dusty and Akubra Hats, Kempsey is a blend of old-world charm and bustling regional centre.


Discover all the fantastic family-friendly accommodation and fun things to do with kids during your stay in the Kempsey area.


Discover all the fantastic learning opportunities and educational resources that await your family in the Kempsey area.

Event Planning

Planning an event? Discover all event planning resources and related services in the Kempsey area.

Health & Wellbeing

Discover local health & wellbeing services, in addition to the many physical and social resources available to assist you and your family in the Kempsey area.

Shop Locally

Shop locally to discover local retailers unique to our area and the numerous locally made products crafted in the Kempsey area.


It’s easy to get active! Discover the numerous sports centres, sports clubs, sporting fields and active kids providers in the Kempsey area.

Things To Do

Discover all the fun family-friendly things to do in the Kempsey area.