Sea Acres Rainforest Centre Port Macquarie

Sea Acres Rainforest Centre Port Macquarie

Sea Acres Rainforest Centre Port Macquarie
4.5
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Sunday
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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  • Bharat I
    Sydney, Australia230 contributions
    Great Costal walk
    This was a great costal walk from the Shelley beach - where the centre is - to the Tacking point Lighthouse. It is a great mixture of rain forest and beach trails, with ups and downs finally reaching the lighthouse. highly recom..
    Visited January 2023
    Written 10 January 2023
  • Aussie Uber G
    Port Macquarie, Australia12 contributions
    Great walk for the kids despite partly closed
    We had been to the cafe before but didn't think the kids would like the walk. Turns out the loved it. They saw a goanna, a water dragon and a powerful owl that one of the volunteers pointed out. The shop sells lovely products and the staff were so good with the kids. Highly recommend for families if you want to burn some energy with the kids. It was half price when we went but they said back to normal by January.
    Visited December 2022
    Travelled with family
    Written 20 January 2023
  • Monica D
    Sydney, Australia71 contributions
    Love this place!
    This was our third visit to Sea Acres over a 10 year period. Friendly staff at the visitors' centre and we met a great volunteer guide along the path who pointed out some interesting things that we would have missed. Easy walking track. We would recommend a visit.
    Visited January 2023
    Written 4 February 2023
  • Jan B
    Port Macquarie, Australia66 contributions
    Perfect in The Rain
    Did you know that you can buy a yearly pass? If it’s raining, this is the best place to go because you can still go for a 2 km walk without getting wet. The rain can’t get through the canopy and it is beautiful. Lovely cafe with great coffee!
    Visited April 2023
    Travelled solo
    Written 8 April 2023
  • debbull101
    Sydney, Australia119 contributions
    Accessible adventure.
    Enjoyed this fully accessible stroll through the rainforest. Took us about an hour with the children. Lots of beautiful things in the gift shop. Nice cafe, plenty of parking and toilets too. Reasonably priced family ticket $20 for up to family of 5.
    Visited April 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 13 April 2023
  • Sadie W
    Sunshine Coast, Australia40 contributions
    Very pleasant way to spend an hour or so
    We recently spent 2 nights in Port Macquarie and visited Sea Acres. It’s a lovely, easy walk around the boardwalk in a very relaxing and cool rainforest. Different types of wildlife to look out for.
    Visited April 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 3 May 2023
  • Biffro
    London, United Kingdom1,165 contributions
    Beautiful walk and a worthwhile visit
    We visited this little haven one afternoon, and it is such a beautiful and serene walk with the most stunning rainforest plants and bird life. The walk is so pleasant along a very well maintained boardwalk. The walk is 1.2km, and it is a loop. We spent an hour here, but you can spend longer. If you are quiet and wait patiently you get to see lots of birds hiding in the forest. We visited on a hot day and the forest serves as a natural air conditioner. We loved this place and such a worthwhile visit. They also have a lovely little shop with so many unusual souvenirs at quite reasonable prices.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 11 July 2023
  • wendyvb2018
    2 contributions
    Great experience
    We loved walking slowly through the rainforest, in fact, we went back again in the afternoon (for free) to walk the other way. We saw many birds, a wallaby and amazing plants. The most unique experience was hearing a Cat Bird call, which sounds like a baby.
    Visited July 2023
    Written 27 July 2023
  • Jan B
    Port Macquarie, Australia66 contributions
    Beautiful Jewel
    Fantastic way to spend an hour. Great in the summer, as the forest is cool. Cafe is average, coffee is just so so… The Rangers are lovely, you can get a guide if you would like to know more about the forest, have seen lots of animals… A favourite place to relax. Love the gift shop!
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled solo
    Written 20 August 2023
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Jan B
Port Macquarie, Australia66 contributions
Aug. 2023 • Solo
Fantastic way to spend an hour. Great in the summer, as the forest is cool. Cafe is average, coffee is just so so… The Rangers are lovely, you can get a guide if you would like to know more about the forest, have seen lots of animals… A favourite place to relax. Love the gift shop!
Written 20 August 2023
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wendyvb2018
2 contributions
Jul. 2023
We loved walking slowly through the rainforest, in fact, we went back again in the afternoon (for free) to walk the other way. We saw many birds, a wallaby and amazing plants. The most unique experience was hearing a Cat Bird call, which sounds like a baby.
Written 28 July 2023
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Biffro
London, UK1,165 contributions
Jul. 2023 • Couples
We visited this little haven one afternoon, and it is such a beautiful and serene walk with the most stunning rainforest plants and bird life. The walk is so pleasant along a very well maintained boardwalk. The walk is 1.2km, and it is a loop. We spent an hour here, but you can spend longer. If you are quiet and wait patiently you get to see lots of birds hiding in the forest. We visited on a hot day and the forest serves as a natural air conditioner. We loved this place and such a worthwhile visit. They also have a lovely little shop with so many unusual souvenirs at quite reasonable prices.
Written 12 July 2023
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softball51
Australia71 contributions
Nov. 2022
Was so looking forward to visiting as we were told it was a beautiful place. . When we arrived it was closed. Very disappointing.
Written 20 May 2023
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Sadie W
Sunshine Coast, Australia40 contributions
Apr. 2023 • Friends
We recently spent 2 nights in Port Macquarie and visited Sea Acres. It’s a lovely, easy walk around the boardwalk in a very relaxing and cool rainforest. Different types of wildlife to look out for.
Written 4 May 2023
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ClogWogsWife
Mittagong, Australia154 contributions
Apr. 2023
Sea Acres Rainforest Centre is just 10 mins from Poret Macquarie CBD
More than enough parking.
Treat yourself and start with an amazing coffee, fresh juice and fantastic freshly made food in the café.
There's boardwalk stretches for the entirety of the 1.3 km VERY EASY walk. Do yourself a favour and stop at every one of the little information sign-posts. These are some of the best we've ever seen. With actually interesting information as well as an extra paragraph that explains the Aboriginal usages of the plant/tree etc.
There are some benches along the way as well. Take the time to sit and just BE!
Written 1 May 2023
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Sachin S
4 contributions
Apr. 2023 • Family
Very average experience... walking a loop with no views, better off doing any b other bush walk...
Avoid the cafe after.... had to the city or Sandbox at near by Flynns beach
Written 22 April 2023
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debbull101
Sydney, Australia119 contributions
Apr. 2023 • Family
Enjoyed this fully accessible stroll through the rainforest.
Took us about an hour with the children.
Lots of beautiful things in the gift shop.
Nice cafe, plenty of parking and toilets too.
Reasonably priced family ticket $20 for up to family of 5.
Written 13 April 2023
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Jan B
Port Macquarie, Australia66 contributions
Apr. 2023 • Solo
Did you know that you can buy a yearly pass? If it’s raining, this is the best place to go because you can still go for a 2 km walk without getting wet. The rain can’t get through the canopy and it is beautiful. Lovely cafe with great coffee!
Written 8 April 2023
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Rhia K
10 contributions
Apr. 2023
It was absolutely pouring rain the day we visited - so very much raining in the rainforest LOL
We were allowed to take in umbrellas and still enjoyed our walk along the board walk and soaking in the serenity of the forest.
Written 6 April 2023
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