Located on the Mid North Coast of NSW, Port Macquarie is a large regional hub with a population of over 80,000, boasting 17 gorgeous beaches, a lush hinterland and a diverse variety of attractions. Top it off with one of the best year-round climates and a busy events calendar, it’s no wonder this is one of Australia’s most desirable places to live. Port Macquarie also has its own domestic airport, connecting you to major cities across the rest of Australia.  


Port Macquarie has a humid subtropical climate with warm, humid summers and mild winters, with frequent rainfall spread throughout the year. The average temperature in summer 25°C, the average temperature in winter 18°C.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

Traditionally regarded as a convenient stopover between Sydney and Brisbane, the Port Macquarie region is now a stunning destination in its own right, luring retirees, families, couples and those looking for a nature-based holiday with serious gourmet credibility. Blessed with sparkling beaches lined with pockets of rainforest, the area is also a significant habitat for koalas, with the world-famous Koala Hospital caring for the lovable endangered creatures.


Port Macquarie has an excellent selection of primary and secondary schools, both state and private.