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Hastings River

Port Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia
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Fun day out

Even though I was the only person who doesn't enjoy fishing, the sceneries makes up for any angler... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Phoebe_metta
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Port Macquarie, Australia
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Pretty Area of Town

A really nice area of town, visited and watched the Ironman event here. Had many a picnic at the... read more

Reviewed 12 May 2018
Danielle P
,
Christchurch, New Zealand
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“bream” (6 reviews)
“car ferry” (4 reviews)
“main wharf” (2 reviews)
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Port Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia
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"great fishing"
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"hour cruise"
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"lovely scenery"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Even though I was the only person who doesn't enjoy fishing, the sceneries makes up for any angler angst. It appears that the council is looking after the river and the banks, the sun rise and the setting of the sun all appeared to be...More

Thank Phoebe_metta
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Reviewed 12 May 2018

A really nice area of town, visited and watched the Ironman event here. Had many a picnic at the side of the river with my family watching the pelicans and boating activity! Stunning to watch all the action whilst the sun was rising - a...More

Thank Danielle P
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

I stayed in PMQ for several months, not just a toe in the water visit. PMQ has quite alot of eating places,but not so many along the river The Beach House is a good spot to grab a beer and watch the river run by....More

Thank Jonny_Onchan
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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

The river runs from town along the breakwall out to the ocean. Many paddle boards and fishers use the river.

Thank Eddie O
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Reviewed 30 March 2018

Part of a holiday package. Good boat and interesting informative commentary. Showed a different side to the area. And the dolphins turned up right on cue!

Thank allann879
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Reviewed 23 March 2018

What a wonderful place to stroll and watch the wildlife and people. We chatted to the locals who were very enthusiastic about their town.

Thank jennyraymond
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

We did a 2 hour cruise up and back the river from the main wharf in town centre. It was very pleasant and tea/coffee was provided as well as fish and chips for lunch at a reasonable extra cost. There is quite a lot to...More

Thank Brian R
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Reviewed 31 January 2018

There are so many places to walk along this waterway, and always a nice breeze. The further down the river you go the quieter it gets. Cruises along the river are also available

Thank Sheldon P
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Great for couples and families with nice bars and restaurants along the river here and public docks- Level lawns for kids to play and you can watch the ships very close pass by going out to sea. You can join a fishing trip too-

Thank Gareth G
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Reviewed 17 December 2017

nice spots along the hastings with many different areas dotted along its length offering different things to do

Thank Tony B
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