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A Guide to Holiday Activities in Port Macquarie

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Idyllic beaches, a bustling downtown, and some of the best places to stay in Australia are all to be had in Port Macquarie. Long known as a destination for holiday throughout the country, Port Macquarie is a town at once peaceful and exciting, chock full of things to do and places to see. So, if you’re thinking of taking a holiday in Port Macquarie – look no further. We at Star Dental love our little down, and we’re sure you will too! Port Macquarie Restaurants The town features restaurants that call on culinary traditions from around the world. We are […]

Five Things to Do in Port Macquarie When It’s Raining

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The sun is not always shining in beautiful Port Macquarie. In fact, the seaside climate sometimes makes for some pretty bad rain storms. While Port Macquarie is known most for being a great outdoor destination, that doesn’t mean there’s nothing to do when it’s not so beautiful out. From museums and restaurants to indoor active spaces and more, there’s still tons to do in Port Macquarie when it’s raining. Take a look at our list of the top five things to do in Port Macquarie when it’s raining. Did we mention your favorite indoor activity? If so, leave a comment! […]

Star Dental – The Five Best Beaches in Port Macquarie

The BEST five beaches in Port Macquarie Port Macquarie, aside from being known as a great vacation spot, is a town of beaches. The calm waters of the Pacific Ocean are an integral part of the relaxing feel of Port Macquarie beaches, and the sheer number makes it the envy of many other seaside towns. But not all beaches are created equal. That’s why we’ve put together a list of the five best beaches in Port Macquarie with a focus on swimming, strolling, activities, and more. Is your favourite beach not listed here? Let us know – leave a comment […]

The Five Best coffee shops in Port Macquarie

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The Five BEST Coffee Shops in Port Macquarie The right cup of coffee – or the right cappuccino or latte – can make or break a quick morning pick-me-up. Along with caffeine, many people seek out great atmospheres for business meetups or to share a cup of jo with friends. But picking the right coffee shop is a combination of price, quality, and atmosphere, and not all coffee shops are created equal. That’s why we’ve put together a list of the best coffee shops in the Port Macquarie area. Do you frequent any of these great spots? Let us know […]

The Five Best Summer Activities in Port Macquarie

Summer is coming! Long awaited throughout the year for warm temperatures, outdoor dining, and treasured beach excursions, there is no shortage of activities to make Summer 2019 one to remember. Many of these activities focus on getting outdoors. Summer is most often the time people take on healthier ways of life because the outdoors are so inviting. If you’re thinking of being more active, or enjoying more recreational activities with friends, you’re sure to find some great suggestions below! Hit the Beach! Most all the beaches in the Port Macquarie area feature pristine blue waters and white sand beachheads. Very […]

The Five Best Family-Friendly Resorts in Port Macquarie NSW

Port Macquarie in New South Wales is the definition of beautiful. A popular holiday destination for families all over Australia—and a mecca for retirees—Port Macquarie’s pristine beaches and attractive climate are perfect for anyone looking to relax, getaway, and let loose. As a resort town, there are tons of choices to consider when vacationing in Port Macquarie. Unfortunately, not all resorts are created equal. That’s why we’ve put together a list of the top five family-friendly resorts in Port Macquarie. As a beautiful town with tons to do, our fair town is quickly becoming the spot to enjoy beachside environments. […]

The Five Best Nightlife Spots in Port Macquarie

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Port Macquarie is a great vacation destination for people all over the country. While our beaches are beautiful and our idyllic seaside aesthetic relaxing, sometimes you just want to let your hair down and get out into the world. From restaurants to theaters, and everything in between, Port Macquarie also has a thriving nightlife. Whether going out with a group of friends—or looking to meet people on your own—there is plenty of social nightlife to go around for vacationers and locals alike. We’ve put together a list of our favorite nightlife spots in Port Macquarie. If you are looking for […]

Five Interesting Facts About Port Macquarie

  Port Macquarie is an idyllic seaside town that boasts many beautiful beaches, iconic lighthouses, and a robust local economy. All things told, Port Macquarie is in many ways the ideal community. Along with being a bustling retirement community, our little slice of the world seems pretty great at first glance. But, there’s also a fascinating history—Port Macquarie was once a penal colony—and we have some world-renowned attractions that bring visitors from around the globe. We decided to explore some of the more eccentric parts of Port Macquarie, from its history to the points of interest that make it in […]

Best Family-Friendly Restaurants in Port Macquarie

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Bringing the kids to a restaurant is daunting, to say the least. So many questions can arise, such as whether or not they have a kids menu, or if they offer nutritional options. Then, there’s the question of environment. Will a tantrum bring the house down, or are there activities for the kids while they wait for their food? Perhaps one of the iconic struggles of parents who want a night out, finding the best place to take your children is a difficult—and sometimes messy—affair. But, we’ve decided to take the time to find you the five best family-friendly restaurants […]

The 5 Best Attractions at Port Macquarie

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Port Macquarie is by all accounts an action-packed destination. Originally a penal colony in New South Wales, Australia, the port town has turned into a playground of activities for locals and tourists year-round. We decided to take a look at what we thought were the five best attractions in Port Macquarie. Whether you’re a Kiwi, a native Aussie, or a traveler from around the world, we’re sure you’ll love what this great, eclectic town has to offer. Billabong Zoo Koala and Wildlife Park Home to one of the most renowned koala-breeding programmes in the world, Billabong Zoo Koala and Wildlife […]

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