One of the best ways to explore all the natural beauty and wonder that exists in the Mid North Coast is by hitting up one of the many walking tracks in Port Macquarie. Here is a list of the most popular walking trails in Port Macquarie.
Sea Acres National Park is one of the easier walking tracks in Port Macquarie, so if you are heading out for a walk with children or elderly people this is a great option. One of the highlights of the walk is the rainforest boardwalk where you’ll be high above the forest floor amongst the canopy surrounded by rich green forestry, birds and animals. You can take this walk alone or you might prefer to take guided tour which will give you the opportunity to find out more about the aboriginal history of the area.
Koolonbung Creek is a popular nature park. It includes two of Port Macquarie’s favourite walking tracks and boardwalks giving you the perfect opportunity to wander around and enjoy the beauty of the area and the relevant ecosystems. The Park also includes a Cemetery were notable historical figure have been buried. Most of the park’s walking tracks are wheelchair accessible.
This Port Macquarie walk starts at Town Beach, winding along the coast via flagstaff, Rocky Beach Lookout, and Nobby’s Beach, finishing at Harry’s Lookout. There are plenty of historical sites to see along the way, not to mention the stunning scenery. Between May and November keep your eyes peeled for whales. As you walk along there are plenty of opportunities to stop for a swim or to set up for a picnic or barbecue.
Lake Innes Nature Reserve near Port Macquarie is a popular tourist attraction. Taking a relaxed stroll or hike along Googik Heritage walking track is the perfect way to take in the natural beauty at Lake Innes Nature Reserve. This walk is 2km long, starting at Lake Innes Nature Reserve. Keep on the lookout for the variety of birds and animals that call the reserve home.
The walking track at Bonny Hills is called Grants Beach walk. This trail is 3.5km taking you from North Haven to the Grants Head car park. The trail will take you through the varied ecosystems including eucalypt, paper bark and banksia. Nature lovers will be particularly impressed with the variety of native flowers in early spring.