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Stunning but beware of nude men.

I am a frequent visitor to Port Macquarie and I regularly do the Coastal Walk starting near... read more

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Newcastle, Australia
Views from Heaven

Great coastal walk the scenery is absolutely stunning. There are lots of little spots to just sit... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Port Macquarie, Australia
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Ocean Parade, Port Macquarie, New South Wales NSW 2444, Australia
+61 2 6581 8000
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Reviewed yesterday

I am a frequent visitor to Port Macquarie and I regularly do the Coastal Walk starting near Lighthouse Beach. I love the walk, possibly my favourite ever!!! However, I was quite startled and disappointed on a recent walk. I am fully aware of the NUDIST...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Laineyberlin
Reviewed yesterday

Great coastal walk the scenery is absolutely stunning. There are lots of little spots to just sit and contemplate the beauty. Cafes along the way. Make sure you wear comfy shoes and plenty water

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank louisetobler
Reviewed yesterday

I count myself lucky to have been transferred to this lovely part of the world. I often walk the full coastal walk to add images to my expanding many. The photographic opportunities are many and the forest along the paths a blessing on a hot...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank stufire_smoky
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We broke the walk up into two sections. Starting from Port Macquarie to Shelly beach. And then a day later from the Tacking Point Lighthouse to Shelly beach. It’s a beautiful walk, views are stunning and it’s fairly relaxing. There aren’t very many strenuous bits...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank elfriedec2015
Reviewed 5 days ago

We travelled with two children, 4 and 7, and didn't want to do the whole walk at once so we incorporated bits and pieces into our days. We walked from Flynn's to Nobby's beach and went for dips along the way. Flynn's to Breakwall was...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Kristie B
Reviewed 5 days ago

Loved this walk, beautiful view of the ocean and you can see dolphins along the walk. Only thing is you have to have UV protection. My partner was burn even with fps 30.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Dan H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Brilliant views and an awesome little track, will definitely go back and WALK it in full. Minimal drink taps along the way, so make sure you take sufficient water.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank EBR77
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just a beautiful walk from one end of Port Macquarie to ....... unsure as to the end as 2.5 hours into it , i turned around and waked 2.5 hours . Beautiful beaches, rivers , cafes , bike riders and fishermen along the way.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank DavidBasilious
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You can walk some of or all of the walk. Plenty of points, beaches and paths to follow for 8km. You can start at the start or any point in between to enjoy the journey. This is a must do in Port Macquarie.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank fishinwater
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Do it! Pack some water and snacks and go all the way from Port Macquarie town to the lighthouse. We got an Uber back to town as we were exhausted, but if you were keen for a 4-6 hour hike (including a few stops) then...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Mark H
February 25, 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
January 7, 2017|
Response from dchannon |
No - stairs, sand and rocks.
January 6, 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