Port Macquarie is on the Mid North Coast of New South Wales, Australia, about 390 km north of Sydney. It is located on the East Coast, at the mouth of the Hastings River. Port Macquarie Hastings has a population of around 80,000
Dahlsford Grove provides the best facilities for a truly wonderful lifestyle and Port Macquarie offers a delightful menu of options including beautiful, unspoiled beaches with headlands stretching into the distance, rivers that meander for miles and miles, mountain ranges with some of Australia’s most picturesque waterfalls and rain-forests nestled among rolling, green meadows. It is all so conveniently located midway between Sydney and the Queensland border.
Port Macquarie is a major tourist destination and is well known for its extensive beaches and waterways as well as the Koala Hospital, caring for koala injured through bush fire, dog attacks and collisions with vehicles.
Day trips in our village bus takes us to interesting places in and outside our regional area. Boat trips are always a favourite.
Beyond the cares and bustle of the rat race, there are vineyards offering sumptuous dining to laze away carefree, sunny afternoons. The sheltered harbour and sparkling waterways, meandering all the way to the clear, blue hills, await your pleasure.
Paved walkways hug the coast for miles and provide perfect vantage points to watch the migrating whales as they breach close by. A day never passes without pods of playful dolphins charming the senses.