Port Macquarie Backpackers
Lonely Planet review
This heritage-listed house has pressed-tin walls, comfy bunks, a new shower/toilet block and an enthusiastic owner/manager who sometimes takes guests on three-day camping/surfing trips to Crowdy Bay National Park ($195). Traffic can be noisy, but the freebies (including breakfast) compensate.
Our independent authors have visited Port Macquarie Backpackers and selected this as one of our recommended hostels in Port Macquarie.
Services & facilities
- Internet access
- Swimming pool
- Outdoor swimming pool
- Bicycle hire
- Book exchange
- Common room
- Games room
- Pool table
- Bicycle parking
- Free parking
- Ceiling fan
- Laundry facilities
- Linen included
- Washing machine
- Outdoor terrace
- Safe deposit box (front desk)
- Shuttle bus
- Tours/travel desk
- Wheelchair accessible
Description provided by property
Stay in a spectacular heritage home! Port Macquarie Backpackers is the original and still the best backpackers in town, owned and managed by backpackers for backpackers. You’ll love it!
Port Macquarie Backpackers is in the oldest heritage house 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! The only real backpackers in town with a 24h kitchen and lounge room!
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.
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