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Hastings River

Port Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia
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So many spots to walk along

There are so many places to walk along this waterway, and always a nice breeze. The further down... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sheldon P
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Port Macquarie, Australia
Nice promenade alongside river- great views.

Great for couples and families with nice bars and restaurants along the river here and public... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Gareth G
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Gold Coast, Australia
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Port Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia
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"great fishing"
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"great place to walk"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 16 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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Reviewed 3 December 2017

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
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Reviewed 15 November 2017

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
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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
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Reviewed 6 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
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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
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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
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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
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