Mantra The Observatory Port Macquarie

- North Coast

40 William Street, Port Macquarie NSW
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In accordance with recent Government directives in response to slowing the spread of COVID-19, Hotel facilities may experience temporary closures or changes to operating times and/or services provided. Please contact our reception for further details. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause and thank you for your understanding during this time.

Mantra The Observatory Port Macquarie
40 William Street
Port Macquarie, NSW  2444
Australia

Hotel Information

Check-in Time
2:00 PM
Check-out Time
10:00 AM
Reception Hours
7 days a week: 7:30am – 9:00pm
Smoking
This hotel is 100% non-smoking
Parking
Free undercover secure parking

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Port Macquarie Accommodation

Create unforgettable memories during your next beachside escape at Mantra The Observatory, located in Port Macquarie on the North Coast of New South Wales. Featuring stunning ocean and river views and winner of multiple tourism awards, Mantra The Observatory is one of the area’s most popular accommodation choices.

Positioned across the road from Port Macquarie’s main beach and just 400 metres from the town centre, Mantra The Observatory is ideal for those wishing to hit the sand and surf and experience Port Macquarie’s coastal eateries and retail stores. Spend the day unwinding at the beach and soak in the North Coast sunshine, or take a short stroll into town for a little retail therapy where a mix of fashion boutiques, gift stores and retail chains await. Explore the area’s numerous beaches, picnic spots and nature walks, and dive into the invigorating activities on offer from surfing to kayaking, fishing, horse riding and camel safaris.

Features & Facilities

At Mantra The Observatory, you’ll have access to complimentary secure undercover car parking, complete with electric car chargers and BBQ entertainment area. Delight your tastebuds with decadent seafood at Scampi’s Seafood Bar and Grill, or relax with a hot or cold beverage at The Observatory Milkbar, both located onsite at The Observatory.

Services

  • Free undercover secure parking and electric car charging station
  • Free in-room WiFi
  • Bike hire (fee applies) with free iPod audio tours
  • DVD and game hire (fee applies)
  • Child minding (external party, fee applies)
  • Express checkout
  • Photocopying
  • Scampi’s Seafood Bar and Grill
  • Milkbar Café
  • BBQ entertainment area

Swimming Pool

Take a refreshing dip in our indoor pool, sweat it out in the sauna, or enjoy a long soak in our heated spa and relax into your holiday. Please be advised the swimming pool, sauna and spa are currently closed in accordance with the current Public Health Order.

Dining

With two fantastic dining venues onsite, all of your dining needs are catered for at Mantra The Observatory.

Tour desk

Mantra The Observatory is situated in Port Macquarie on the North Coast of New South Wales, a popular destination doted on by its loyal visitors; you’ll be surprised by how much is on offer when you holiday at Port Macquarie. Our Reception team will be happy to help.

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Dining

Dining - Temporarily Closed

With two fantastic dining venues onsite, all of your dining needs are catered for at Mantra The Observatory.

Scampi's Seafood Bar & Grill

For a sensational menu comprised of the freshest seafood Port Macquarie has to offer, look no further than Scampi's Seafood Bar & Grill. Locally sourced fresh seafood is prepared by an experienced head chef, and paired with spectacular ocean views that are sure to leave you satisfied. You’ll find Scampi's Seafood Bar & Grill located on the ground floor entrance to Mantra The Observatory.

Milkbar Town Beach

Serving breakfast and lunch Monday to Sunday, Milkbar Town Beach is a popular local hot spot which oozes coastal ambience. Here you’ll find friendly service coupled with simple yet wholesome food and homemade delicacies. Milkbar Town Beach is famous for its ‘Single Origin’ coffee and Tbar teas, and uses organic woodfired sourdoughs, free range local eggs, Ricardoes tomatoes and other local condiments. Milkbar Town Beach is situated on the ground floor entrance to Mantra The Observatory on Town Beach.


Experiences

Mantra The Observatory is situated in Port Macquarie on the North Coast of New South Wales, approximately four and a half hours’ drive from Sydney and six hours’ by car from Brisbane. A popular destination doted on by its loyal visitors; you’ll be surprised by how much is on offer when you holiday at Port Macquarie.

From exploring the region’s endless coastline where you can watch dolphins frolicking in the waters below, to touring the regions wineries and farmland, or journeying through time at the Port Macquarie museum, the diversity of activities and attractions is almost boundless.

Discover the town’s finest food fare at the many cafes and restaurants located throughout the area, or taste the regions locally produced wine at the surrounding vineyards. Sightsee the region at your own pace or book a tour and launch your holiday with a boat cruise, camel safari, fishing trip or surfing lesson. Visit a local farm and pick fresh strawberries, sample homemade cheeses, olives, honey and nuts.

The renowned Port Macquarie coastal walk in Sea Acres National Park will give you a true appreciation of just how vast the coastline is, and provides numerous opportunities to relax with spectacular vantage points to enjoy a picnic and view sea life along the way.

If you’re flying into Port Macquarie, you’ll find the airport located just five kilometres from the town centre on Boundary Street. Port Macquarie can be reached by car from Sydney, Brisbane, Newcastle and New England within a days’ drive, making it highly accessible holiday destination.

For more ideas on things to do while staying at Mantra The Observatory in Port Macquarie, please talk to the reservations team, as we are more than happy to assist.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

  • Bellrowan Valley Horse Riding
  • Hello Koalas Sculpture Trail
  • Timbertown Heritage Theme Park
  • Sea Acres Rainforest Centre
  • Billabong Koala And Aussie Wildlife Park
  • Port Macquarie Koala Hospital
  • Camel Safaris
  • Ricardoes Tomatoes and Strawberry Farm
  • Port Macquarie Observatory
  • Hydro Golf
  • Ten Pin Bowling
  • Kids Crazy Maze
  • Mid-North Coast Maritime Museum at Port Macquarie
  • Port Macquarie Museum
  • Local Markets

Events in Port Macquarie

  • Port Macquarie Sunday Markets – 2nd and 4th Sunday of each month
  • Hastings Farmers Markets – 2nd Saturday of each month
  • Ironman Australia – April/May
  • NSW Junior State Touch Competition – Feb
  • NSW Touch Association State Cup - December
  • Port Macquarie running festival – March

Location

Contact Information
40 William Street
Port Macquarie, NSW 2444
Australia

Points of Interest

  • Bellrowan Valley Horse Riding
  • Hello Koalas Sculpture Trail
  • Timbertown Heritage Theme Park
  • Sea Acres Rainforest Centre
  • Billabong Koala And Aussie Wildlife Park
  • Port Macquarie Koala Hospital
  • Camel Safaris
  • Ricardoes Tomatoes and Strawberry Farm
  • Port Macquarie Observatory

Directions

The Observatory is located opposite Town Beach, Port Macquarie’s main beach. We are a short riverside stroll to the town centre. Address: 40 William Street Port Macquarie NSW 2444

Getting Here
Located on the mid north coast of New South Wales, Port Macquarie is easy to get to by all types of transportation, with well developed road, air, rail, and interstate coach services.

By Car
Port Macquarie is approximately 4.5 hours drive north of Sydney and situated just off the Pacific Highway, which bypasses Port Macquarie about 10 km to the west. From the Pacific Highway driving north, exit at the sign posted Oxley Highway for Port Macquarie. If you’re coming from the north, turn left into Hastings River Drive from the Pacific Highway. By Air - From Sydney You can fly to Port Macquarie from Sydney by Qantaslink and Virgin Australia. Multiple services run daily and current flights start from $89 each way.

From Brisbane
Flights to and from Brisbane run daily with Virgin Australia.

From Melbourne
There are no direct flights to Port Macquarie from Melbourne. You will need to first fly to Sydney and then fly onto Port Macquarie. For QantasLink flights call 13 13 13 or Virgin Australia flights call 13 67 89

By Train
Countrylink offer three return train services daily from Sydney to Port Macquarie. The train stops at Wauchope station which is approximately 20 minutes from Port Macquarie’s town centre. A coach service from Wauchope to Port Macquarie is available on one service. For train timetables and bookings call 13 22 32