Port Macquarie Oceanfront Stay with Cruise & More

Hit the Coast for a Multi Award-Winning Seaside Escape! Only $399 for Two People with Four Days/Three Nights at the 4.5 Star The Observatory Hotel. Stay in a Modern Ocean View Hotel Room and Enjoy a Two Hour River Cruise, Winery Tour with Tastings, Strawberry Picking and Take Home Pack, Complimentary Handmade Chocolates, Plus Incredible Savings on Unique Local Experiences Including Whale Watching, Horse-Riding, Two-for-One High Tea, Bike Hire and Much More. Valued at $812
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Indulge in a Romantic 4.5 Star Coastal Escape for Two People

Escape to the stunning north coast of New South Wales and embrace the seaside charm of Port Macquarie with four days/three nights in an Ocean View Hotel Room at the multi-award winning, 4.5 star The Observatory Hotel for only $399 instead of $812 for two adults

No need to worry about getting your preferred dates. The Booking Guarantee means that if you try to make a booking within 14 days from purchase and can't get your preferred dates in the validity period, you can get a full refund

The distinguished property has just received a 2015 TripAdvisor Traveller's Choice Award and is also the winner of TripAdvisor's 2014 and 2013 Certificates of Excellence, TripAdvisor's 2012 Traveller's Choice Award, 2014 World Boutique Hotel Awards (Sustainability, Australasia), 2014 Qantas Award for Excellence in Sustainability, 2014 Silver Award for Deluxe Accommodation at the NSW Tourism Awards and more!

The Observatory Hotel is ideally situated opposite beautiful Town Beach and just a riverside stroll to the centre of Port Macquarie for boutique shopping, fashionable eateries and entertainment

Unwind in a modern Ocean View Hotel Room featuring attractive furnishings, a King bed and a private, enclosed balcony with stunning views of the sea, plus enjoy the hotel's convenient collection of on-site facilities including an indoor pool, spa, sauna and BBQ entertainment area (please note that the pool will be closed for maintenance between 19 April 2015 -24 April 2015)

Check out the Ocean View Hotel Room by clicking here

Travelling with extra guests? Upgrade to a Two-Bedroom Garden Terrace Room for up to four people, see below for details and click here to check out the room

After a shorter stay? Spend two nights in an Ocean View Hotel Room, see below for details

Your package also includes:

Enjoy a private tour of the renowned Cassegrain Winery, overlooking rolling vineyards and magnificent rose gardens with a full wine tasting and cheese plate to share

Learn about the region on a two-hour Eco History Cruise with Cruise Terminal along the Hastings River onboard an 18-metre catamaran with five different viewing levels, complete with morning or afternoon tea

Take advantage of a seasonal spa offering at endota spa Port Macquarie! Relax in style with a personalised treatment upgrade customised to your own preferences and valued at $30 per person when you spend $100 or more at endota Spa 

Have fun with strawberry picking passes for two at Ricardoes Tomatoes & Strawberries Farmgate including a complimentary half kilo bucket of strawberries to take home and a triple gift pack of delicious local products such as jam, chutney and relish

Enjoy a selection of irresistible handmade chocolates from local gourmet chocolatiers, Baba Lila Chocolates

Get outdoors and explore the beautiful natural scenery of the region with half day bike hire for two complete with iPod audio tour

Hit the high seas with two x $10 vouchers to use towards two adult passes to an exciting Port Jet Whale Watching or Ocean Thrill Ride experience

Indulge in a sweet treat with two-for-one High Tea at one of Port Macquarie's favourite local tea houses, Tea & Treasures

Get lost in the beauty of Bago Maze with two-for-one entry to the largest hedge maze in NSW situated in the pretty Bago Vineyards

Receive one x $20 credit that can be used towards the cost of a two-hour horse-ride for two people at Bellrowan Valley Horse-Riding - Take advantage of a special price of $150 per couple (normally $170), ride is suitable for beginners to advanced

Make use of two x $5 credits to use towards the cost of two standard adult entry tickets to Timbertown - a charming heritage village ensconced in 87 acres of natural forest

Stay in touch with complimentary Wi-Fi, plus enjoy free DVD hire and a late 11:00am checkout

Two-Bedroom Upgrade Option

Get the ultimate indulgence for friends or families: Upgrade to a Two Bedroom Garden Terrace Room for up to four people with all inclusions. Only $699 instead of $1,338 for three nights

If you upgrade you'll also get all inclusions for four people including four-for-two maze entry, four-for-two high tea, four x river cruise vouchers and more!

Two Night Stay Option - Ocean View Hotel Room

If you've got a little less time, you can stay for two nights in an Ocean View Hotel Room for two people for only $299 instead of $592 

What We Like

Situated between Sydney and Brisbane with 86 kilometres of pristine coastline, Port Macquarie is a peaceful getaway spot for all holidaymakers

Port Macquarie is more than just a beach town too – the area is laden with wineries, golf courses, shops, entertainment venues and other activities like strawberry picking, bike riding and hiking

See the sites like Sea Acres National Park and Rainforest Centre, the Billabong Koala and Wildlife Park, the Historical Society Museum or an array of vibrant craft and farmers markets featuring local produce and artistry

You can check out all the terms and conditions for this experience by clicking on the 'Fine Print' tab above

Valid for stays from 23 February 2015 until 24 December 2015 (bookings must be made before 31 October 2015)

Update: Please note that as of 02/02/15, the remaining availability for the three night package in March is from 30 March 2015 to 1 April only (there is plenty of availability for the three night package during the rest of the validity period). Please also note that availability in March 2015 does remain for the two night package

Blackout Periods: Not available for travel on the following dates: 3 April 2015 to 6 April 2015; 30 April 2015 to 7 May 2015; 5 June 2015 to 8 June 2015; and 2 October 2015 to 5 October 2015

Booking Guarantee: Make a booking within 14 days from the date of purchase and if you don’t get your preferred dates (within the validity period) we will give you a FULL refund (evidence of attempted booking must be provided to our Support Team via email no more than 2 days after the 14 day period). Refunds are not available if you are unable to secure your preferred dates after the 14 day period (bookings must be made before 31 October 2015)

Strictly subject to availability and please book early to lock in your preferred dates. After the booking guarantee period, bookings for specific dates during the validity period will be accepted on a 'first in, best dressed' basis

Please contact Cruise Terminal directly to book your river cruise when booking your accommodation. Booking instructions can be found on your booking confirmation that the hotel will send you

Maximum Room Capacity (Ocean View Hotel Room): Voucher is valid for two adults. The maximum room capacity is two people in a King bed only

Maximum Room Capacity (Two-Bedroom Garden Terrace Room): Voucher is valid for up to four people (bedding configuration is one queen size bed and two single beds. The maximum room capacity is up to six people (adults or children). See extra guest policy below for surcharges. Garden terrace apartments are stair access only (1-3 flights)

Extra Guest Policy: A fifth and sixth person (adult or child) may stay for $25 per night per voucher with the addition of a double sofa bed (only available in Two-Bedroom Garden Terrace Rooms)

Baby Policy: One child three years and under may stay free and will not count towards room capacity. A cot can be provided for surcharge of $25 per stay

Please note, The Observatory Port Macquarie is not wheelchair accessible

Please note that the The Observatory's pool will be closed for maintenance between 19 April 2015 -24 April 2015

Multiple vouchers are available to extend stays, for separate stays or can be purchased as gifts for friends and family

Please note it is not possible to have an extra bed in the Ocean View Hotel Room

Please note that connecting rooms are not available

Please note upgrades to Ocean View Apartments are not available with this offer

Any changes to confirmed bookings are at the discretion of the property and charges may apply

Please note transfer to and from the winery is not included

River Cruise: Advanced bookings are required for your river cruise. Please call Cruise Terminal in advance on 1300 795 577. Booking instructions can be found on your booking confirmation email that the hotel will send you after booking your accommodation. Directions at: www.portventure.com.au

Cassegrain Winery: Private winery tours run Monday to Friday at 11am or 2pm finishing with tastings and local cheese platter. There may be some limited availability for Private winery tour on weekends, however plenty of capacity for tastings and cheese plate Mon-Fri. Please book in your wine tour at least 48 hours in advance on 6582 8324. Booking of tours are essential, tastings only do not require a booking. Directions at www.cassegrainwines.com.au

Bago Maze: 2 for 1 Maze entry with Bago Maze. Bago Maze is open 7 days. Bago Maze entry is $10 for two people (normally $20). The $10 Bago Maze cost is payable direct to Bago Maze at the time of entry and is not payable in advance. You do not need to book in advance. Directions at www.bagovineyards.com.au

Ricardoes: You do not need to book at Ricardoes Tomatoes. Ricardoes are open 7 Days A Week, Farm Gate Sales - 7am to 5pm, Big Red Cafe - 9am to 3pm. Directions at www.ricardoes.com

Bellrowan Valley Horse-Riding: Includes, 4WD Transfers, riding tuition, two-hour trail ride, fresh damper. Booking instructions can be found on your booking confirmation email that the hotel will send you after booking your accommodation. Please note that the one x $20 credit is only valid per couple (two adults), ie: if upgrading with four adults you will receive two x $20 credits, if upgrading with three adults you will receive one x $20 credit only. Directions at www.bellrowanvalley.com.au

Tea & Treasures High Tea: Bookings must be made at least 24 hours in advance. High Tea is available Mon-Fri 10.30am to 2.30pm. Closed Sat and Sun. Booking instructions can be found on your booking confirmation email that the hotel will send you after booking your accommodation. Directions at www.teaandtreasures.com.au

Timbertown: $5 discount applies to standard adult admission fee (entry price will be $14.50 per adult). No other special discounts such as senior discounts apply. Open 9.30am to 4pm daily

endota spa Port Macquarie: Please note the for spa credits can only be used towards separate treatments of one hour duration or more during your stay and cannot be combined or exchanged for cash

All other inclusion redemption instructions can be found in a hotel welcome letter on arrival

Please note for the upgraded option you'll receive four x vouchers for river cruise, 4-for-2 people maze entry (pay $20 to Bago, normally $40), four x $10 vouchers to use towards four adult Port Jet Whale Watching or Ocean Thrill Rides, 4-for-2 people high tea at Tea & Treasures, four x $30 endota spa credits and four x $5 Timbertown adult entry credits 

All surcharges are payable directly to the resort

Travel insurance is strongly recommended. We suggest purchasing travel insurance as soon as possible after purchasing this voucher

Strictly no refunds for this voucher for amendments and change of date - fees are at the hotel's discretion/policy

Not valid in conjunction with any other offer or on existing reservations

Any unused portion of the package is non-refundable and cannot be exchanged for other services or cash

Voucher must be presented at check-in

Package cannot be split

Offer only available for consecutive nightly stays

Multiple vouchers are available for purchase to extend stays

Additional expenses such as (but not limited to) flights are not included with this voucher

Value has been determined based on the hotel's published rack rates provided and the value of inclusions

All activities, services (including late checkout) and menu options are subject to availability

Redemption instructions can be found on your voucher

How to get there

Getting to Port Macquarie is easy. From Sydney, it’s just a 4.5 hour drive, a pleasant train ride, or a short one hour flight. Newcastle is just a two hour drive away. Brisbane flights are also slightly over an hour with rail options or a seven hour drive also possibilities.

The Observatory Port Macquarie

The Observatory Port Macquarie
40 William St, Port Macquarie, NSW

Our Booking Guarantee is our commitment to you to ensure that you get to travel when you want to travel and not when you have to travel.

 And why do we offer this?

 Well it's quite simple, we love to travel just as much as you do and we understand that it's hard to find dates to suit your work, family and personal commitments, so we guarantee you that if you can't get the dates you want we will give you a full refund. Yes, that's right...a 100% money back guarantee if you aren't able to book the dates that you want! It can't get much better than that!

 How does it work?

 It's very simple - make your booking request within 14 days of purchase and if you don't get your preferred dates (within the validity period) you will receive a FULL Refund. If you aren't able to get your preferred dates you'll get a refund directly back to your credit card (or PayPal account). Please note, if you get your preferred dates and later change your mind on when you want to travel, the Booking Guarantee will not apply to your request for a change of dates.

  What do I need to do?

 Simply make your booking with the hotel(s) by e-mail within 14 days of purchase and if you don't get your preferred dates simply contact our support team via email with evidence of your attempted booking - within 16 days from purchase to get a full refund.

Minimal effort for maximum peace of mind! Purchase with confidence and assurance.

Ocean View Hotel Room

Modern & stylish furnishings
Ocean views through an indoor louvered balcony
TV & DVD player with free Foxtel
Free Wi-Fi
Reverse cycle air conditioning
Tea and coffee making facilities
Mini fridge
Daily towel changes & servicing
All rooms are non smoking

Two Bedroom Garden Terrace Room

Modern & stylish furnishings
Spacious open plan living area
Courtyard and garden views
Spacious balcony
Large TV with CD and DVD player with free Foxtel
Large fully equipped gourmet kitchen
Laundry with washing machine and dryer
Free Wi-Fi
Reverse cycle air conditioning
All rooms are non smoking
Free undercover security parking
Mid-stay room service included on stays of seven nights or more
Stair access only (3 storeys max)

The Observatory

Indoor heated pool (please note that the pool will be closed for maintenance between 19 April 2015 -24 April 2015)
Undercover heated spa
Family size sauna
Restaurant and café
Endota Day Spa
For Good Homewares
BBQ entertainment area
Free undercover security parking
Bike Hire and iPod Audio Tours
Nintendo console and iPad hire (pay per use)

The rooms are bright and sleek, the staff friendly and the term balcony did not do justice to the outdoor facility of our room. All in all the Observatory is a fantastic place to stay in Port Macquarie. It's located just off the beach and close to the town center with its lovely restaurants, cafes. The Koala Hospital and Rota House is a short walk."TripAdvisor
We stayed at The Observatory In Port Macquarie for our annual family holiday. We booked 4 rooms and everyone had a great time! The location is very convenient (across the rd to the town beach) and the staff are extremely friendly and helpful. I would recommend this hotel to anyone looking to book accommodation in Port Macquarie."TripAdvisor
We love coming to The Observatory Hotel. The warmth that surrounds you in every way makes you feel like you have found a sanctuary from your trials of every-day life. We arrive feeling old and leave feeling young. We think it’s the best hotel in Australia. Thank you to management and staff for making our stay so wonderful."TripAdvisor
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