Lifestyle

View of Kempsey from Apex Lookout Kempsey from Apex Lookout

Situated right in the heart of the Mid North Coast, the Macleay Valley Coast is the perfect place for families.

The Macleay Valley Coast is the unspoilt gem of North Coast NSW. A paradise of sun, sand, surf and bush. An absolute delight for nature lovers.

Right at your doorstep you'll find National Parks teeming with wildlife and kilometres of pristine sand beaches and secluded, sheltered coves.

Events

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How to get here

Kempsey coach terminusCoach Terminus

Almost 90% of holiday makers to the Macleay Valley drive their own vehicle. For those who don't, regular rail and coach services are available and hire cars and taxis can be arranged upon arrival. Local buses run limited services to the villages in the Kempsey Shire.

Road distances to Kempsey

City Highway distance from Kempsey
Cairns 2,241 km via Pacific and Bruce Highways
Brisbane 538 km via Pacific Highway
Tweed Heads 430 km via Pacific Highway
Lismore 327 km via Pacific Highway and Summerland Way
Grafton 192 km via Pacific Highway
Coffs Harbour 112 km via Pacific Highway
Port Macquarie 49 km via Pacific Highway
Tamworth 309 km via Pacific and Oxley Highways
Taree 118 km via Pacific Highway
Newcastle 288 km via Pacific Highway
Sydney 428 km via Pacific Highway
Wollongong 508 km via Pacific and Princes Highways
Canberra 715 km via Pacific and Federal Highways
Melbourne 1,296 km via Pacific and Hume Highways
Adelaide 1,847 km via Pacific, Hume and Sturt Highways