Home to more than 18 stunning beaches, Port Macquarie is without a doubt one of the most popular seaside locations in Australia. We’ve done our research to bring you some of the best seaside spots to visit, as well as a few fun activities to try while you’re at it! Grab your swimmers, slap on some sunscreen and pack your towel, because the sunny shores of Port Macquarie are calling!

Lighthouse Beach

With something for everyone, Lighthouse Beach is the perfect place to visit with the whole family. Here you can enjoy facilities including a café, picnic area, viewing platform, toilets and showers, as well as the ever-popular surf club. To top it all off, Lighthouse Beach is a dog-friendly location—well, we did say the whole family would enjoy it!
*Lifeguard patrolled 5 days a week during school holidays: October to April

Flynns Beach

Flynns Beach
Another fantastic family location has to be Flynns Beach. Here you will find a range of on-site facilities including barbecues, toilets and a café. Paddle out on your surfboard, or enjoy a relaxing splash in the shallows—the choice is yours!
*Lifeguard patrolled 7 days a week from October to April

Nobby’s Beach

Via Flickr

For a secluded day by the ocean, hurry down to Nobby’s Beach. This quaint location is a popular spot with dog owners, and is home to an enjoyable walking track, loved by many. Car parking spaces are limited, so get down there early!
* This beach is NOT lifeguard patrolled

Town Beach

Town Beach
With its name deriving from its location, Town Beach is one of the most convenient and popular beaches in Port Macquarie! Home to a selection of facilities such as a picnic area, toilets, showers and a kiosk, it’s the ideal place to visit for a sun soaking afternoon. You can enjoy a range of activities at Town Beach, including anything from a leisurely stroll along the popular walking track, to surfing and swimming.
*Lifeguard patrolled 7 days a week from October to April

Rainbow Beach

Rainbow Beach
Via Wikipedia

Keen to catch a few waves? Then we suggest packing your board and heading to Rainbow Beach. Here you’ll find electric barbecues, toilets and a playground—perfect for the whole crew! Rainbow Beach is yet another dog-friendly location in Port Macquarie, so be sure to bring along your furry friends.
*Lifeguard Patrolled 5 days a week during school holidays: October to April

Keen to give surfing a go this summer at one of these beautiful Port Macquarie beaches? Perhaps you’re in the market for a new board? Whatever the case, talk to one of these Port Macquarie surfboard shapers!

SFD–Spirit Filled Design
SFD - Spirit Filled Designs, Port Macquarie
SFD – Spirit Filled Designs, Port Macquarie

Established since 1968, Spirit Filled Design is a well-known name throughout the Port Macquarie surf community. Specialising in custom orders, this local surfboard shaper offers:

  • Custom-made surfboards
  • Large range of second-hand surfboards
  • A selection of surfing accessories

For more information on what the team at Spirit Filled Design can do for you, pop in and chat to Greg today! Find the details of this business on LocalSearch.

Black Square Surfboards
Black Square Surfboards, Port Macquarie
Black Square Surfboards, Port Macquarie

Locally owned and run, Black Square Surfboards provides Port Macquarie locals with quality-made boards to suit any condition. This local surfboard shaper offers:

  • Custom designs
  • Ding repairs
  • Professional advice

Let the experienced team at Black Square Surfboards help you find the perfect board to suit your experience and needs. Find all of their details on LocalSearch.

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