Family Adventures in Port Macquarie

Come on an adventure and explore Port Macquarie with Kids Port Mac. Located within the Greater Port Macquarie region of the Mid North Coast, this area is known for its extensive beaches and waterways. This popular coastal destination includes Fernbank Creek, Thrumster, North Shore, Riverside, Blackmans Point, and Lake Innes.

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Explore Port Macquarie

Explore Port Macquarie

Port Macquarie is a beautiful coastal township located only 4 hours north of Sydney or 6 hours south of Brisbane, along the Legendary Pacific Coast.

The area is a nature lover’s paradise with numerous beaches, river systems, rolling green hinterland, national parks, and coastal rainforests. From the pristine waters of North Shore to the tranquil settings of Lake Innes, the area offers diverse landscapes for every family to explore.

Port Macquarie for Families

It’s a creative region with a thriving beach culture and a nature-loving lifestyle. Families can enjoy outdoor adventures, educational experiences, and cultural activities, making it an ideal destination for a family getaway.


Explore fantastic family-friendly accommodations and discover endless fun activities for kids during your unforgettable stay in the Port Macquarie area! Whether you prefer beachfront resorts, cozy holiday parks, or self-contained apartments, there's something for every family.

Port Macquarie Accommodation Guide

Local History

Delve into the rich history of Port Macquarie. Established as a penal settlement in 1821, it has transformed into a vibrant community with a fascinating past. Explore historical landmarks, museums, and heritage sites to learn about the area’s development and its Aboriginal heritage.

Nature & Wildlife

Port Macquarie is home to diverse wildlife and natural beauty. Visit the Koala Hospital to learn about conservation efforts or take a walk through the lush rainforests. The area’s national parks and reserves offer opportunities for bushwalking, bird-watching, and connecting with nature.