Port Macquarie Couple’s Retreat

With so much to see and do the Greater Port Macquarie area is the perfect destination for your next romantic getaway! We’ve put together a list of Port Macquarie’s best date night/day ideas to get to know that special someone better with some amazing shared experiences!

Classic Dinner and Movie

Get cosy and casual with the classic dinner and movie combo that never disappoints. 

The Corner Restaurant is located on level 1 of Macquarie Waters Boutique Apartment Hotel and features a small, intimate setting with the use of the best local and seasonal produce to create simple dishes that appeal to both the casual and gourmet diner.

The Stunned Mullet is 5 star dining at its best. This hatted restaurant is a place where amazing food, incredible wines, great service and relaxed coastal ambience come together perfectly.  

Fusion 7 features flavours from around the globe. This family run restaurant is where good food and a relaxed dining experience combine.

Majestic Cinema’s is where movies come alive with 5 screens featuring the latest Hollywood blockbusters and local independent films. 

The Plaza Theatre in Laurieton is a unique movie going experience with this theatre built in 1959 it is a true step back in time. 

Adventure Seekers

Embrace the outdoors with that special someone and take in the breathtaking views while getting active at the same time.

Bellrowan Valley Horse Riding located in the beautiful Greater Port Macquarie hinterland is known for its ‘Bellrowan experience’ not just a horse ride. Immerse yourself in beautiful scenery, quality proven horses and friendly, professional guides. This truly is a romantic day out. 

Ellenborough Falls is a 90 minute drive from Macquarie Waters and is worth every minute of the drive. This 200 metre drop waterfall is the tallest in Australia and takes 641 steps to get to the bottom. Be sure to pack you lunch with numerous picnic spots on the way down that feature magnificent views of one of nature’s finest.

Port Macquarie Camel Safaris is just as the name suggests, camel rides along beautiful Lighthouse Beach. This unique experience gives you the best view for spotting dolphins splashing in the waves plus you will hear amazing stories from the experienced guides.  

Bago Vineyards and Maze is NSW largest hedge maze and a fun way to spend your day together. Experience this unique and rustic setting plus reward yourself with a traditional sparkling wine after you conquer the maze!

Relax and Recharge 

Enjoy the finer things in life with your significant other and indulge in the best that Port Macquarie has to offer. 

Cassegrain Winery is where Port Macquarie’s most awarded drops are created. This tranquil setting is perfect for a picnic on the rolling lawns amongst the magnificent rose bushes. Sample the tasty wines at the cellar door and don’t miss the free winery tour to see the inner workings of a medium sized winery – and the largest in the Hastings region. 

Little Fish Café & Vineyard is a special, romantic place that overlooks the lush vineyards of the Innes Lake Estates. Known as Port Macquarie’s favourite French restaurant you can indulge in amazing food and wine while enjoying the stunning surrounds.  

Aqua Vitae Day Spa is Port Macquarie’s ultimate escape from the day to day. With a long list of spa treatments from Hydrotherapy to Body Treatments, Facials and Massages you are sure to relax and unwind. 

Me Time offers deluxe couple massages that allows both you and your partner to enjoy a combined 1 hour massage and experience pure relaxation in unison.

A Sunset Cruise on Port Macquarie’s most charming vessel the Chinese Junk. You can relax whilst enjoying the magnificent scenery and a cool refreshing drink! Port Macquarie puts on some beautiful sunsets and one of the best ways to experience these are on the Hastings River.