The location ticks all the right boxes
Port Macquarie is within a short 20-minute drive
The number one domain search for retirees looking to move in NSW is Port Macquarie
The best climate in Australia, as judged by the CSIRO
Sydney is within an easy three and a half hour drive.
There’s a large choice of excellent doctors and allied health professionals.
Lake Cathie medical centre is a modern multi-purpose facility that’s a stone’s throw away.
Excellent shopping, banking, cafes, restaurants, wineries, cinemas, and more are all nearby.
Renowned beaches, beach walks and forested hinterland ready for exploring
A modern Woolworth’s supermarket, a Post Office and BWS is a five-minute drive away.
The picturesque seaside towns of Lake Cathie, North Haven and Laurieton are a short drive away.
Art galleries, museums and The Glasshouse Entertainment Centre, (a state-of-the-art performance venue), drawing world-class and Australian acts.
From outdoor cafes to fine dining, and regular food festivals, the region has sensational local produce and some wonderfully talented chefs and restaurateurs dotted all along the mid-north coast.
Enjoy a wealth of entertainment options, social sports and club dining with 5 major clubs welcoming guests and members all year.
The uncrowded rivers, lakes and waterways are the perfect spot for anglers, boaties, those who love to kayak and any other water sport that takes your fancy. You will find handy ramps, jetties and pontoons for recreational boaties that are well-maintained.
The area’s rich history is ever-present with historical sites, memorials, and exhibitions celebrating the Birpai people, the region’s first inhabitants, and the early British settlement from 1821 with its fascinating convict and free settler history.
Business & retail
Large shopping complexes and boutiques that draw people from across the region.
Access the region’s expanded hospital and medical facilities, with leading specialists, consultants and allied health professionals calling Port Macquarie their home.
The intriguing rocky coves and open sandy beaches around the coastline are a haven for beachcombers, body surfers and wave riders. You will find coastal walks, an historic lighthouse and lookouts that are breathtaking.
Crafts and markets
There’s regular local crafts and fresh produce markets along with regional festivals, all year.
Places of worship
There are numerous active churches and religious places of worship in and surrounding Port Macquarie that welcome both visitors and local residents.