Accommodation and Travel
Port Macquarie has a wide range of accommodation options available, including B&B/Guest Houses, Backpackers, Holiday Houses, Hotels, Motels, Self Catering Apartments and Caravan Parks, among others. For more information on accommodation options at Port Macquarie and to book online, please visit: www.portmacquarieinfo.com.au or please call 1300 303 155.
An accommodation block has been held at both the Rydges Port Macquarie and Mecure Centro Port Macquarie and this can be booked through your registration form. Further information on these accommodation properties will be available shortly.
By Car: Port Macquarie is positioned on the New South Wales North Coast, just off the Pacific Highway. Improvements to the highway now make it easily 4 hours' drive from Sydney's northern suburbs, and less than 3 hours from Newcastle. Travelling south, it is a 7 hours drive from Brisbane. From western New South Wales, the Oxley Highway provides access from the New England Highway, Armidale and Tamworth in less than 4 hours.
By Air: Port Macquarie is one hour from Sydney and just over an hour from Brisbane. QantasLink and Virgin Australia provide daily flights between Sydney and Port Macquarie and a direct daily service from Brisbane with Virgin Australia.
By Rail: The XPT train service between Sydney and Brisbane stops at Wauchope, 20 mins inland from Port Macquarie, and Kendall daily. A coach connection is provided for passengers travelling to Port Macquarie from Wauchope Station. To book or contact CountryLink visit www.countrylink.info or call 13 22 32.