Where to stay around Port Macquarie?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 341 holiday lettings near Port Macquarie. From 159 apartments to 147 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Port Macquarie is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Port Macquarie?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Port Macquarie. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Mid North Coast Maritime Museum: 570 holiday lettings
  • Mid North Coast Maritime Museum Pilot Boat Shed: 571 holiday lettings
  • Lake Innes Ruins: 390 holiday lettings
  • Roto House: 569 holiday lettings
  • Port Macquarie Historic Cemetery: 573 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Port Macquarie listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent apartments in Port Macquarie?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 159 apartments in Port Macquarie. Our other popular types of Port Macquarie holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 147 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 4 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 4 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including lodges and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Port Macquarie?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 82 holiday homes with pool available in Port Macquarie. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a holiday rental, home, or cottage in Port Macquarie, Australia your home away from home

    Holidaymakers looking for a fantastic place to stay by the sea should try the lovely coastal resort of Port Macquarie in Australia. Located in the state of New South Wales this delightful area offers many exciting things for visitors to see and do. Here visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, apartments, cabins, B&Bs and caravan parks.

    Things to do on holiday to Port Macquarie, Australia

    Holidaymakers will find several excellent sandy beaches at Port Macquarie including Flynns Beach, which is very popular with families. Visitors to the beaches can relax and soak up the sun or try some of the watersports available here such as swimming, snorkelling, surfing, water skiing and fishing. To enjoy the scenic views at Port Macquarie, visitors can hike, cycle and horse ride. Holidaymakers will find some excellent golf courses in the area not least the Emerald Downs 18-hole course. Other activities popular with holidaymakers are tennis, indoor rock climbing, paintballing and body flying in a wind tunnel. This area features numerous restaurants, bars and cafes offering a great choice of local and international dishes as well as snacks. Self catering holidaymakers will be able to buy food and drink from stores at the shopping centres in Port Macquarie.

    Places to visit on holiday to Port Macquarie, Australia

    Visitors to Port Macquarie will find many interesting places to visit such as the Billabong Koala and Wildlife Park, where there are koalas, kangaroos, wombats and other creatures. Guided tours are available of the Sea Acres National Park and Rainforest Centre, which is also located at Port Macquarie. Holidaymakers can also take a cruise along the Hastings River where they can see whales and dolphins off the coast. A lot of historic sites, buildings, museums and galleries can be found in this wonderful holiday resort. Popular examples are the Historical Society Museum, Mid North Coast Maritime Museum and the Port Macquarie Regional Gallery at the Glass House. Tourists can enjoy beautiful views from Tacking Point Lighthouse, built in 1879.

    Weather in Port Macquarie, Australia

    January and February are generally the hottest months of the year with average high temperatures of 24 degrees centigrade. June and July are the coolest months with an average high of 16 degrees centigrade and average lows of just 6 degrees. The wettest time of the year is March when there can be as much as 100mm of rainfall on average.

    Travel to Port Macquarie, Australia

    Port Macquarie Airport (PQQ) has flights arriving from Brisbane (BNE) and Sydney (SYD). From here holidaymakers can hire a car or take a taxi to their accommodation in Port Macquarie. Overseas visitors can fly to Sydney International Airport (SYD) and get a connecting flight to Port Macquarie. Flights arrive in Sydney from various international airports including Beijing-Capital (PEK), London-Heathrow (LHW), Los Angeles (LAX), New York (JFK), Paris-Charles de Gaulle (CDG), Tokyo-Narita (NRT) and Toronto-Pearson (YYZ) amongst others.

    Sightseeing in and around Port Macquarie

    Are you looking for attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Port Macquarie a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Douglas Vale Historic Homestead & Vineyard (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
    • Koala Hospital (1.8 mi / 2.8 km)
    • Macquarie Nature Reserve (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
    • Port Macquarie Golf Course (2 mi / 3.2 km)
    • Port Macquarie Astronomical Association Observatory (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
    • Cassegrain Winery (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)

    Seasonal weather in Port Macquarie

    Travellers enjoy Port Macquarie for its surfing. If warm-weather activities are high on your list, January, February, December and March are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 28°F.

    Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Port Macquarie

    Port Macquarie is famous for its lush rainforest, riverfront and seaside. Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Port Macquarie. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Macquarie Nature Reserve (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
    • Kooloonbung Creek Nature Park (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
    • Nobbys Beach (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
    • Lighthouse Beach (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
    • Town Beach (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
    • North Haven Beach (12.2 mi / 19.6 km)