Itinerary – 5 Day Port Macquarie Tour 2020

Key:

B Breakfast Provided
L Lunch Provided
D Dinner Provided

We invite you to join us on our next unpack once getaway to Port Macquarie. Well known for its beaches, wildlife and penal colony past, we will soak up the wonderful coastal weather along with fascinating history and some breathtaking views. We look forward to welcoming you on board…

 

Day 1 Wednesday 7th October 2020               D

Hunter Valley – Port Macquarie

Rise and Shine, it’s the first day of our holiday! After departing the Upper Hunter, we travel along the Pacific Highway making our way North to Port Macquarie. Upon arriving, a local guide will board our coach to give us a guided tour of the area including the fascinating historical background, the magnificent beaches and lookouts and modern residential development. Our accommodation for the next four nights will be at the Mercure Hotel Port Macquarie ph 65 830 830

 

Day 2 Thursday 8th October 2020                  BD

Timbertown

This morning we make our way to Timbertown Heritage Theme Park, at your own leisure you are able to explore all that Timbertown has to offer with demonstrations of the stem sawmill, heritage steam train and miniature train rides and you could even go on a horse and carriage ride. After lunch we will find ourselves at the Billabong Zoo, Koala and Wildlife centre which is known for its koala breeding program. Here we are able to view creatures great and small or maybe get up close and personal with the wildlife before heading back to the motel.

 

Day 3 Friday 9th October 2020                BD

Kempsey

Today our coach departs North towards Kempsey with our first stop for the day being at the Slim Dusty Centre. The Slim Dusty Museum features memorabilia from Slim Dusty’s lifetime career in Australian Country Music. Further travel finds us at the township of Kempsey for lunch opportunity before heading to ‘Trial Bay Gaol’, abounding with interesting history and coastal scenery. Our return journey will be via Smokey Cape Lighthouse with panoramic views of the coastline and also river ports of Gladstone and Smithtown.

Day 4 Saturday 10th October 2020          BD

River Cruise

A very relaxing day today as you have a short trip to the Waterfront Wharf to board on the ‘Cruise Port Macquarie’ for our river cruise which departs at 11.00am to explore the glittering waterways of the Hastings River including a light lunch. After returning the rest of the day is yours to enjoy by either shopping at Port Central complex or maybe inspecting the Museum, Historic Courthouse or convict built church.

 

Day 5 Sunday 11th October 2020           B

Port Macquarie – Home

After a yummy breakfast we farewell Port Macquarie, making our way home through the lovely coastal resorts of Lake Cathie, Bonny Hills, North Haven and Laurieton, before joining up with the Pacific Highway for our return journey to the Upper Hunter.