Rydges Port Macquarie
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TravelPod Member ReviewsCasa de Huesped, Hotel Besa Flor Masaya
Big rooms by the wateredge, free Wifi, no view from our room, poor carparking
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Travel Blogs from Port Macquarie
... at the marina, Hilary & Jonathon, who are living full time on the boat having sailed it back from the US. They have said however that boat life is coming to an end and that it is time to move back to land.
The early mornings and late evenings are extra special on the river, the water is like glass and the colours of the sun and the lights of the town and of course the pelicans makes it a joy to just sit and admire.
We spent time with Mort and Dean ...
... 8217;t know whether it was the change in weather or just low immunity and a virus we caught, perhaps a combination of both, but they were annoying coughs that woke us up through the night and persisted for nearly 3 weeks into the trip. Thankfully it didn’t impact too much upon our plans here, and we were able to get some good rest.
Diamond Head was a great place to start our journey and gave us a nice little taste of what we are in for (and we loved it!).
Leaving Port Macquarie we headed north for a place called Point Plomer. There is a road that goes straight along the coast but we were told 4X4 only. Instead we went around Limeburners Creek Nature Reserve and came into Point Plomer from the north and about 10km along a gravel road which was a test on the car (crombot2). Along this road we saw Wallabies (small type of Kangaroo) and Kangaroos. We ...
... one else in so we essentially had a room to ourselves but at cheap dorm prices, always a winner.
Mileage started at 12060km
Port Macquarie - Byron Bay (02/10)
Today was a much more interesting driving day. First up we went around a few sights in Port Macquarie, looking at some of the nice beaches before heading up to the lighthouse to see if we could spot any whales off the coast. No whales, but ...
... spent a week in a time-share apartment there a few years back. But we were happy to stay there one more night as it is a lovely town.
We stayed in a caravan park that had the most amazing position - one side open to the river, the other to the beach, and the third to the town. Right in the middle of everything. It was actually across the road from the apartment we had stayed in previously. At that stage we had thought if we ever camp here, this would be the ...