On the Hastings River, Port Macquarie offers coast and mountain walks. For those of us who like two wheeled fun, inland beyond the timber town of Wauchope is perhaps the most famous motorcycling road in Australia – the Oxley Highway.

Trails

A forest walk to heritage Lime Kilns alongside a creek
A very steep climb (low range 4WD) to the summit for a 360 degree view
A cool, shady walk though Gondwana rainforests with Californian redwoods
One pretty creek, two large blackbutts and three expansive lookouts in Middle Brother NP
Gold mines, old highways, steep trails, creek crossings and 360 degree lookouts for a full day of 4x4 exploring
Tour the coast from the Hastings River via Point Plomer to Crescent Head, with short scenic headland walks
Explore side trips to lookouts, waterfalls and walks from the Forest Way as it climbs from the Hastings River valley to over 1000m at Werrikimbe
Explore the tablelands where the Hastings River rises, with swamps, wildflowers and forest