11 days in South West Rocks & Port Macquarie Itinerary

11 days in South West Rocks & Port Macquarie Itinerary

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11 days in South West Rocks & Port Macquarie Itinerary

Start: Detroit
Fly:  33​h
1
South West Rocks
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Port Macquarie
— 4 nights
Fly:  33​h
End: Detroit

3
nights
South West Rocks

South West Rocks ©
Escape the urban bustle at Ebor Falls and Korora Lookout. Discover out-of-the-way places like Scotts Head Beach and Crescent Head Lookout. Explore South West Rocks' surroundings by going to Urunga (The Boardwalk & Urunga Wetlands Boardwalk), Bonville Golf Resort (in Bonville) and Korogoro Walking Track (in Hat Head).

To find maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read South West Rocks road trip planning website .

Detroit, USA to South West Rocks is an approximately 33-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Detroit to South West Rocks is 15 hours. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Detroit in March; daily highs in South West Rocks reach 79°F and lows reach 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Port Macquarie.

Things to do in South West Rocks

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Urunga, Coffs Harbour, Korogoro Walking Track, Ebor Falls, Crescent Head Lookout
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Ebor Falls ©
Ebor Falls
Korora Lookout ©
Korora Lookout
Scotts Head Beach ©
Scotts Head Beach

4
nights
Port Macquarie

Port Macquarie ©
Known for its numerous beaches and resident koala population, Port Macquarie offers visitors a welcoming environment in which to unwind.
Get in touch with nature at Tuncurry Rock Pool and Hastings River. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to St Thomas Anglican Church and Port Macquarie Golf Cub. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Port Macquarie: North Brother Mountain (in Laurieton), Kendall Craft Co-operative (in Kendall) and Colin Wren Oysters (in Tuncurry). The adventure continues: delve into the lush surroundings at Old Bottlebutt, enjoy some diversion at Port Macquarie Driving Range and Mini Golf, do a tasting at Bago Vineyards and Bago Maze, and soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Port Macquarie trip planner .

Traveling by car from South West Rocks to Port Macquarie takes 1.5 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from South West Rocks in March: highs in Port Macquarie hover around 71°F, while lows dip to 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Wauchope, Tuncurry, Kendall Craft Co-operative, North Brother Mountain
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Hastings River ©
Hastings River
Tuncurry Rock Pool ©
Tuncurry Rock Pool

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