52 plus things to do in Port Macquarie

FOR a last-minute January holiday, Port Macquarie has some incredible value and free offers for travelers in a new 52+ things to do campaign.

It features a free downloadable 59-page booklet to help plan stay with tours, experiences and activities in the region.

For a free copy get online or call 1300 303 155 and choose which of the 52+ things best suits. The offers are valid until January 31, 2012.

GPMT tourism and events manager Linda Hall said: "The perfect summer playground for families, Greater Port Macquarie offers bucket-loads of fun, both on and off the beach. The region, on the Mid North Coast of NSW, is packed with 52+ things to do - something new for every week of the year."

Among Linda's top tips for individual experiences this summer are the Extreme Velocity wind tunnel, a cooking class at Amber Healing Farm, jazz in the vineyards at Bago Vineyard, one of Bellrowan Valley Horse Riding's Award-winning trails, and yoga on the beach with Yoga Shala.

Other 52+ things to do offers:

  • Prefer to get wet and wild? Splash around on one of Greater Port Macquarie's beautiful beaches, perfect for free family fun. Go up a creek with a paddle with Port Macquarie Sea Kayak Adventures saving 10%. Or hang 10 on a free board for a lesson with Soul Surfing.
  • Want to be at one with nature? Why not talk to the animals at Billabong Koala and Wildlife Park and visit this world renowned Koala Breeding Centre. Giddy Up on a hinterland horse trek with Bellrowan Valley Horse Riding. Or go on safari with one lump or two on a unique and an informative 30-minute camel tour on one of Port Macquarie's stunning beaches. Have a whale of a time on Port Macquarie Cruise Adventures.
  • Want to spark the creative fire in the kids? Enjoy a range of great children's performances, workshops and activities at the Glasshouse, the region's premier arts and entertainment facility. The exciting 2012 program includes Angela Ballerina, family and mums and bubs movie sessions and a special 'Holiday Fun' program across the Glasshouse complex, including in the art lab and dressing rooms.

Greater Port Macquarie is a four-hour drive north of Sydney and is serviced by regular Qantaslink flights from Sydney and Virgin Australia flights from both Sydney and Brisbane.

For more information or to order a booklet, visit Port Macquarie Info.

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