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Published March 20th 2012
Easter is only a couple of weeks away, so if you are thinking of planning an Easter escape, it's time to get organised. NSW has so many beautiful places, so choosing that perfect holiday spot can be a challenge.
When considering what to do, where to go and what to see, Port Macquarie should be on your shortlist. It is a beautiful coastal town, rich in history and alive with culture. No matter what your age, there is plenty to keep you entertained.
Is rest and relaxation on your agenda? Then you won't be disappointed. Port Macquarie has 18 different beaches to choose from, of which 6 are patrolled and almost all of them suitable for swimming and surfing.
- Flynns Beach Rainbow Beach
- Town Beach
- Lighthouse Beach
- Lake Cathie
- Oxley Beach
And for those wishing to partake in some retail therapy, check out Horton and Clarence Streets in Port Macquarie. Both are lined with fashion boutiques, popular chain stores, quirky home wares and gift shops.
Port Central and Settlement City shopping centres offer a fantastic range of local and national retailers. And for something different, take a walk through an interesting mix of shops in Wauchope and Camden Haven.
Port Macquarie offers accommodation to suit every lifestyle and budget – B&B Guesthouses, Cottages and Cabins, Hotels, Self Catering Apartments, Backpacker Hostels, Holiday Houses, Motels and Tourist Parks. If you are after affordable luxury accommodation, check out Flynns on Surf resort.
During Easter you will find plenty to see and do. Some of the events being held this year include:
Port Macquarie is the perfect destination for your long weekend getaway. Whether it is your first time visiting or if you've been there before, you'll always find something new and exciting to see and do.