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Hastings River

Port Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia
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Rollin' on the River

Took a 4hour cruise up the Hastings from Port Macquarie with about 18 relatives. Very reasonably... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
The Entrance, Australia
Great what they have done with the foreshore

Well done to all those involved in updating the foreshore. It is now a great place for everyone... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Taree, Australia
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Port Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Took a 4hour cruise up the Hastings from Port Macquarie with about 18 relatives. Very reasonably priced & top value in checking out the upper reaches. Didn't quite make it into the Everglades, but got to see Settlement Point, North Shore, Hibbard & the Canal...More

Thank AlanGelder
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well done to all those involved in updating the foreshore. It is now a great place for everyone from people out exercising, couples, families etc to go & relax. If only more towns had the same ideas to make the most of their riverfronts &...More

Thank ClaireDarryl2002
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Port Macquarie is a lovely town that has learnt to make best use of a magnificent river. I would recommend any visitors should take a stroll along the river to its mouth and just admire the scenery. Sit and have a meal or drink at...More

Thank Schlepper1939
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Walks along the river pass through varied scenery inluding boat sheds, grassy reserves, beaches and a long sea wall. It is possible to cross the river by car ferry to explore the less developed Northshore of Port Macquarie. Fishing is popular and boat hire available...More

Thank Aussielins
Reviewed 4 September 2017

What a way to end our day. Our kids played and ran around while we sat and watched the jet skis. Such a beautiful spot. Look forward to coming back for a picnic.

Thank Leonie D
Reviewed 27 August 2017

we did a cruise at sunset. Nice river. Water and water with beautifull houses (which we cannot afford....). wothwhile

Thank Theo V
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Its an excellent walk along Hastings River, you will enjoy that walk! Only in my time was a building place on one part, but thats ok, coz they building a very nice public place and a new walk path there, to make it better.

Thank Hobi01
Reviewed 24 August 2017

I have walked various points along the river, and all have been good. Sunrise and sunset are particularly nice, but any time of day is good.

Thank Sheldon P
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Beautiful river with many places to hire boats or eat. I highly recommend having oysters at The Big Oyster. This place is not to be missed.

Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

This river is lovely to sit and watch the bird life and people passing by. There are great boat trips, kayaking, whale watching any water sport it is catered for. Take the Breakwall walk it is a must do as it follows the river to...More

Thank cey c
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