Daniel Scott discovers Crowdy Bay is an inexpensive, charming site for first-time family camping.
Port Macquarie is a pretty seaside town by day but exploring its convict past after dark takes conviction, writes Lee Atkinson.
Long an aficionado of the summertime road trip, Lee Atkinson recalls her all-time favourites.
Daniel Scott plans an eco-friendly long weekend on the Mid North Coast with all-age activities.
Angie Schiavone finds a modest beachside inn with views, an unbeatable location and echoes of convict history.
Lee Atkinson bucks the trend while exploring a spectacular stretch of Port Macquarie coastline.
Ben Stubbs gets full marks for persistence when he learns how to surf.
Large and attractive holiday destination on the Mid North Coast.
Port Macquarie must be one of the best tourist destinations on the NSW coast. It has everything: a history which dates back to convict times, superb nature reserves in the area, some interesting historical buildings, lovely beaches with good surfing and excellent fishing opportunities, a fine museum, beautiful walking tracks around the headlands and beaches, lots of amusements for the kids; even a koala hospital. And, of course, it has every kind of accommodation imaginable.
With a bounty of natural assets, some furry superstars and a friendly, relaxed vibe, there's no better place to recharge your COVID-weary soul than this charming, waterfront town.