Suburb Profiles

Bonny Hills

About 30 minutes drive south of Port Macquarie is the beautiful coastal village of Bonny Hills. With a population of just under 3,000, Bonny Hills has a services station, local tavern, beach, holiday parks and convenience store and post office. Popular Rainbow Beach offers locals and tourists alike a surf club, restaurant, park, playground and picnic area. The area also includes the expansive Queens Lake, a number of nature reserves and state forests, and a number of quiet beaches. New land releases…

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Clifton

The Clifton area is located just to the west of the heart of Port Macquarie, between two major arterial roads, the Oxley Highway and Hastings River Drive. The established residential area offers easy access to a range of shops, a large health facility, the TAFE campus and the historic Douglas Vale vineyard.…

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Crestwood

The Crestwood Estate has expanded over recent years with the release of land for those wanting to build a quality new home in a popular location. Less than 10 minutes drive to Port Macquarie CBD, 5 minute drive to Lighthouse Beach and easy access to numerous schools, Crestwood is a first choice for many young families and empty nesters alike. With new land releases available now and into the future, Crestwood is one of Port’s premier beachside estates, with easy care/low maintenance to family…

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Dahlsford

Located on the southern slopes of Transit Hill, 10 minutes from the heart of Port Macquarie, Dahlsford is a recently established estate of quality homes. Popular with families in particular, the precinct is close to primary and high schools, and a short drive to Lighthouse Beach. The area has quality homes on large family sized blocks, with pathways and parks.…

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Eastport

Eastport is an established residential area, with some parklands and reserves, within an easy walk to the centre of Port Macquarie. Major features of the area include Oxley Beach, Rocky Beach, Port Macquarie Swimming Pool, Maritime Museum, Windmill Hill Reserve, Macquarie Park, Oxley Beach Reserve, Port Macquarie Park and Oxley Oval. The area was historically used for agricultural purposes during the penal settlement, and now contains a mix of residential dwellings, apartments and tourist accommodation.…

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Elkhorn Grove

South of Port Macquarie off Ocean Drive, is the exclusive Elkhorn Grove estate. Close to the Port Macquarie Golf Club and a short drive into the town centre and Lighthouse Beach. The suburb boasts elegant, premium homes surrounded by natural reserves.…

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Emerald Downs

Emerald Downs features quality homes in an ideal location. Generous sized house blocks are set amidst an 18 hole golf course. Walkways, parks and wooded reserve areas make this suburb popular with families and retirees. One of Port Macquarie’s most desirable land release areas, Emerald Downs is Located just one kilometre from the picturesque Lighthouse Beach and with shopping centres, tavern, playgrounds and schools all within an easy distance.…

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Flynns Beach

A popular spot for tourists and locals alike, Flynns Beach is located just 5 minutes drive south of the heart of Port Macquarie. An established residential area, with parklands, reserves, a number of beautiful beaches and a vibrant local shopping strip with cafes, takeaway shops and restaurants. Flynns Beach itself is almost 500 metres long, nestled between rocky headlands, offering shaded grassy areas, a kiosk, surf club and patrolled swimming. The area features a number of nature reserves,…

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Greenmeadows

Located less than a 10 minute drive to the centre of Port Macquarie, Greenmeadows is a popular residential estate off Ocean Drive. Close to the Lighthouse Plaza shopping centre, schools and a quick drive to beaches, Greenmeadows offers a range of housing types from residences perfect for families, through to easy care blocks for empty-nesters.…

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Hastings

Centrally located, close to town and beaches, the Hastings area is one of established homes and large blocks. The precinct is popular with families and features Hastings public school, easy access to high schools and a popular local shopping strip at Waniora.…

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Innes Lake

The area of Innes Lake Estate has been owned by the Charley family since 1906, and has been developed over the past decade to meet the residential needs of the growing area. It was named after Archibald Clunes Innes who was Commander of Port Macquarie in 1826. The area is a quality residential estate that has been developed in harmony with the environment. The timbered nature of the estate has created residential lots in a peaceful forest setting not far from the town centre. The Innes Peninsula…

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Lake Cathie

The suburb of Lake Cathie is located about 15 minutes drive south of Port Macquarie. The town is a popular holiday destination and residential location because of its tranquil location, popular lake and lagoon, and surfing beaches. The township has a supermarket, tavern, bowling club and numerous shops and eateries. Well known for the tidal lake, which is a popular swimming, paddling, boating and fishing spot all year round, the area also boasts a number of beaches, reserves and parklands. The…

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Lighthouse

The Lighthouse Beach precinct is one of the region’s most popular residential areas, located just 10 minutes drive south of the Port Macquarie town centre. Close to numerous schools, plenty of parks and playgrounds, golf clubs, a local shopping strip with several cafes and restaurants, and the Pacific Plaza shopping centre. The area is renowned for the historic Tacking Point Lighthouse, built in 1879, which sits upon the headland overlooking the stunning coastline and is a great vantage point…

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Settlement Shores / North Harbour

One of Port Macquarie's most sought after residential areas, the Canals is located to the north-west of the central business district. It features exclusive properties along beautiful waterways, connecting to the Hastings River. The area includes Settlement City Shopping Centre, Stuart Park, Port Macquarie Sports Stadium, Port Macquarie Regional Stadium, Dixie Park, Hibbard Reserve, McInherny Park, Rowing Club Reserve, Settlement Point Reserve and the Settlement Point Ferry.…

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Shelly Beach

The Shelly Beach precinct is an established residential area with reserves, parklands and a number of popular beaches. Shelly Beach itself is well-known for it’s protected natural rock pool and shady picnic area to the south, popular with families all year round. Harrys Lookout and Nobbys Head both offer impressive views of the coastline, and the area features Sea Acres Nature Reserve with its Rainforest Centre, Cafe and Boardwalk. The land was historically used for agricultural purposes…

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Sovereign Hills

Sovereign Hills is a master planned community including a series of vibrant residential precincts. In time the development will include more than 2,000 homes interspersed with open parklands, and with it’s own town centre. The residential area is designed for all ages and stages, from young families to those looking for a more relaxed pace. The area is located just off the Pacific Highway, a 10 minute drive from the Port Macquarie town centre, and a convenient distance to the hospital,…

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Stirling Green

Stirling Green is the fast-growing southern precinct of Sovereign Hills a 10 minute drive to the west of Port Macquarie, offering residents the chance to build their own modern, quality home. The carefully planned residential community includes parklands, children’s playground, walkways, a cafe, and new home display villages. It boasts easy access to the regional college, childcare and a future town centre.…

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The Links

The Links estate is a highly desired estate, surrounded by bushland. A 10 minute drive south of Port Macquarie off Ocean Drive and close to Lighthouse Beach, shopping centre, the golf club, the estate features high quality, prestigious homes on large blocks.…

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Town Beach And Cbd

The heart of Port Macquarie includes the picturesque Town Beach and bustling Central Business District. The area boasts major shopping centres, speciality stores, and a wide variety of cafes and restaurants to suit all tastes. There is always something to do or see, with the Glasshouse and regional gallery hosting world-class productions, and a vibrant regional community events calendar. A colourful breakwall with iconic painted rocks links the CBD via the Town Green and Lady Nelson Wharf to Town…

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Transit Hill

The Transit Hill precinct is an exclusive residential area with high quality homes, many with ocean and city views. The hill itself is crowned by telecommunications towers. Two main arterial roads provide a direct link between Lighthouse Beach and Port Macquarie CBD. Transit Hill borders popular swimming and recreation spots, Lighthouse Beach and Shelly Beach, with easy access to local shops at Waniora and a number of schools.…

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