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Port Macquarie Hastings Heritage Walking Tours

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Contact Person: Mitch McKay
Address: PO Box 9495, Port Macquarie NSW 2444
Mobile: 0447 429 016
Business Days:
  • • Wednesday
  • • Thursday
  • • Friday
  • • Saturday
Full Description:

Port Macquarie Hastings Heritage, winner of the 2010 North Coast Tourism Award for Business Excellence and recognised again in 2011, offers those interested in an authentic account of Port Macquaries history the following walking tours:

UNCOVERING OUR PAST
Port Macquarie's history and archaeology This tour provides a general introduction to Port Macquarie's penal past and there is no better way to appreciate the town's history than on foot. Listen to the stories, visit some of our historical sites and see how our history is being interpreted.

Tour departs from: The Glasshouse, Clarence St, Port Macquarie at 9.30am Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Duration of tour: 2.5 hours.

GRAVE TALES
Port Macquarie's Historic Cemetery This informative tour takes you through Port Macquarie's Historic Cemetery where nearly 1500 soldiers, convicts and settlers are buried. Learn about the history of the cemetery, the intriguing stories of some of its occupants and their relatives and hear about the ongoing conservation of the monuments.

Tour departs from: the Historic Cemetery intersection of Horton and Gordon Sts, Port Macquarie at 2.00pm Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Duration of tour: 1.5 hours.

Bookings are essential and can be made by contacting Port Macquarie Hastings Heritage on 0447 429 016 or email mitch@pmheritage.com.au

There are no tours on Public Holidays.


Tour prices can be viewed on our website www.pmheritage.com.au. Private group tours can also be organised by prior appointment, for days other than those mentioned above, by contacting Port Macquarie Hastings Heritage on 0447 429 016 or email mitch@pmheritage.com.au.

Testimonials:

Simply the best - the most authoritative and informed walking tour I have ever been on. Port Macquarie has now come alive in my mind!

Derelie C. Kulnura, Australia.

Thankyou so much for a most interesting and informative cemetery tour. Who knows what lies beneath these headstones? We do now! We know much more about the history of this settlement. Thanks again Mitch.

Barry and Gai F. Kangaroo Valley, Australia.

Mitch has opened my eyes to the extent of preservation that has been made at Port Macquarie. I wish that every visitor to Port Macquarie could experience the history of this place that I have done today. Congratulations.

Jack B. Cammeray, Australia.

I would like to thank you for helping to make the Boards visit to Port Macquarie an enjoyable and interesting one. Port Macquarie is rich in history and your knowledge of the local area is truly impressive and I thank you for sharing it with us.

Leslie Cassar AM Chairman Tourism New South Wales.

Great tour facilitated by an energetic, passionate and well informed guide. John and Jen C. Eagle Vale, Australia. Thank you. The tour was extremely interesting. You are an amazing wealth of knowledge.

Janelle, Michael, Rhys and Xanthe B. Port Macquarie, Australia.

We just loved it. It was a very interesting tour with lots of hidden attractions.

Tracey and Paul E. Surrey Downs, Australia.

Very interesting and thorough tour. With Mitch's background it made the tour very worthwhile.

Diane C. and Les E. Saskatoon, Canada.

A great tour, excellent information and places to see. Diolch yn fawr! Thank you very much!

John and Liz F. Cumbran, Wales.

One of the most informed tours we have done anywhere. Fantastic!

Mick and Anne B. Northmead, Australia.

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