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Coastal walk

We started from Windmill hill and walked to the lighthouse and back. On the way we saw a koala... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Port Macquarie, Australia
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A relaxing and invigorating walk

I tried this walk for the first time last week, started at Town Beach and turned around at Shelley... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Martin D
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Ocean Parade, Port Macquarie, New South Wales NSW 2444, Australia
+61 2 6581 8000
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We started from Windmill hill and walked to the lighthouse and back. On the way we saw a koala cross the path in front of us, a couple of goannas and along parts if the oceanview area we saw dolphins swimming and whales offshore. It's...More

Thank yatesneil
Reviewed 6 days ago

I tried this walk for the first time last week, started at Town Beach and turned around at Shelley Beach. It was about 8km. Such beautiful scenery from the cliffs overlooking wild ocean. Personally, I like to do this walk alone and enjoy the serenity...More

Thank Martin D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The surf was churning making for exciting photos. The path is well marked with points of interest along the way.

Thank AnonReviewers
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great walk with plenty of view points to check out the constant stream of whales going past. Dolphins can be found along here too. Lovely walk with plenty of steps and hills to get the heart rate going.

Thank Karen H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An easy, nature walk, along the beautiful coast with whales splashing about the ocean and we even saw a koala asleep in a tree.

Thank Sandra M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stunning Coast line with Outstanding Views, Great Photo Moments. Path however in some spots not very clear in some sections, mainly in the southern end. Not sure if you had to walk on some beach's or walk on a path? spent a lot of time...More

1  Thank jimmyWollongong
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Advertised as a family attraction to do in Port Macquarie and was truly beautiful. We saw lots of whales breaching too which was amazing as we walked on our journey to the lighthouse.. We were aware that we had to walk through a nudist beach,...More

Thank Toni S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The coastal walkways in Port Macquarie are well worth the time to explore. Some steep areas so a reasonable fitness needed, but the path goes along the beaches, and through thick cliffside vegetation. Views abound and the path is in good repair. Worth taking the...More

Thank Heather C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beaches, Whales, Dolphins, views, stunning views! And it’s free. Water stations along the way, plenty of options to do a short or long walk depending on fitness level. One of Australia’s best kept secrets.

Thank meredithherpich
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We walked here every day on our recent stay and it was an awesome way to take in the coastal views. The walk is not super hard and can be broken down into smaller chunks if you want to go right through to Tacking Point...More

Thank Greg H
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Mark H
26 February 2018|
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Response from Sherpa123 | Reviewed this property |
It starts in the centre of Port Macquarie (Westport near Settlement City) and finishes up at Tacking Point. There are a number of sections so you don't need to do it all at once. It's a good idea to take water with you as... More
simone s
8 January 2017|
Response from dchannon |
No - stairs, sand and rocks.
6 January 2017|
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Response from Dharugtraveller | Reviewed this property |
It depends on which way you walk. If you walk in to town from Lighthouse Beach there is a bus that goes to the lighthouse area. I'm not sure how often the bus runs though as it is a private bus service and may be infrequent... More