Port Macquarie Backpackers
Address2 Hastings River Drive Port MacquarieSee nearby area
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Lonely Planet review
This heritage-listed house has pressed-tin walls, colourful murals and a leafy backyard with a small pool. Traffic can be noisy, but the freebies (including wi-fi, bikes and bodyboards) compensate.
Our independent authors have visited Port Macquarie Backpackers and selected this as one of our recommended hostels in Port Macquarie.
Services & facilities
- Bicycle Hire
- Book Exchange
- Common Room
- Games Room
- Pool Table
- Bicycle Parking
- Free Parking
- Ceiling Fan
- Free Internet Access
- Free WiFi
- Laundry Facilities
- Linen Included
- Washing machine
- Outdoor Swimming Pool
- Swimming Pool
- Outdoor Terrace
- Shuttle Bus
- Tours/Travel Desk
- Wheelchair Accessible
Description provided by property
Pay for your bed; the rest is free: computers, WIFI, bus pick up, swimming pool, beach & koala hospital shuttle, body boards, snorkel gear, fishing rods, kangaroo sunset tour. There is no better place or value for money to enjoy Port Macquarie. See you soon! -Tony
Port Macquarie Backpackers is the most awarded hostel in town, renovated in 2011. People say it has a homely feeling and that's exactly what it is, a big home. It has never been easier to make new friends!
Free pick up and drop off from the bus stop, free beach and koala hospital shuttle bus, fast Internet and Wifi all day everyday, free bodyboards, free fishing rods and tackle, free tea, coffee and sugar all day, free pool table, free day trips to see kangaroos in the wild at sunset (very cool!), and special deals for pizza, ice cream and coffee everyday!
With 9 beaches in town and some of the nicest coast line on the north coast there is lots to do or just relax & chill on the veranda or swing in a hammock by the pool.
Come stay and play you will be amazed!
See you soon, Tony
If you are coming after 8 pm at night, please ring or email to get the front door code for late check in.
No children, sorry.
Interesting places nearby
Douglas Vale Historic Homestead & Vineyard
Founded in 1859, wine is produced from remnants of the little-known Isabella grapes planted in the 1860s. It's opposite the TAFE college.
Port Sea Kayak Adventures
Runs a two-hour River & Mangrove trip ($35) and a six-hour Freshwater Rapids trip ($70).
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