Flynn?s Beach, Port Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia

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Flynn's Beach

Top choice in Mid-North Coast

A patrolled beach nestled between two rocky headlands. Excellent for learner surfers.

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1. Koala Hospital


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2. Roto House

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This beautifully preserved late-Victorian weatherboard villa was built by surveyor John Flynn in 1891 and was occupied by his family right up until 1979…

3. Maritime Museum

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The old pilot station (1882) above Town Beach has been converted into a small maritime museum, which is full of character. Allow a good hour to pore over…

4. Observatory

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Sneak a peek through the telescope at the astronomical observatory on one of its public viewing and presentation nights.

5. Town Beach


Close to the town centre, this lovely beach is particularly good for surfing, and is patrolled in summer.

6. Shelly Beach

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The rainforest runs down to the sand at this delightful beach and tidal lagoon.

7. Kooloonbung Creek Nature Park

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Encompassing 50 hectares of bush and wetland, this park is home to over 160 bird species. A series of walking trails and wheelchair-accessible boardwalks…

8. St Thomas' Anglican Church

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This 1824 convict-built church is one of Australia’s oldest functioning churches. It retains its original box pews and crenulated tower, which apes the…