With breathtaking views and countless fun activities, Port Macquarie is the perfect place to enjoy your favourite sport, whether you want to watch or play.
Port Macquarie Sports
Port Macquarie is already the hottest destination for beautiful beaches, breath-taking nature adventures, and the tastiest food and wine in New South Wales. What more does it have to offer? That’s right, sports!
While it may be unknown to many, Port Macquarie carries a rich background in Australian sports. With stunning views at a turn of your head, there are countless clubs and activities that offer beautiful locations for your favourite activities. You don’t have to be a celebrated athlete to enjoy sport in Port Macquarie, either. Port Macquarie provides a home for all spectrums of sporting life, from extreme players to casual enthusiasts. Let’s take a look at some of the various sports offered here in The Port of Sport.
Sports on offer
No matter your sports background, Port Macquarie welcomes everyone with a variety of ways to enjoy sport. From gorgeous golf courses and biking trails to adrenaline-filled skydiving spots, Port Macquarie is sure to satisfy all levels of lifestyles. Plus, with such a unique location that welcomes all types of sport, there’s no doubt that Port Macquarie houses some incredible athletes, from paralympians to mountain bikers.
Noteworthy native Port Macquarie athletes
James Magnussen – Took silver in the 100m freestyle at the 2012 London Olympics. He also holds 6 other medals in international competition.
Paige Leonhardt -Paralympian who won a gold medal in the 100m breaststroke at 2014 Australian Age Championships.
Jason English – 7-time world champion mountain bike rider.
Cameron Carr – Australian wheelchair rugby player and 2-time gold medalist in 2012 & 2016 Paralympics.
Ryley Batt – Fellow Australian wheelchair rugby player and 2-time gold medalist in 2012 & 2016 Paralympics.
Wayne Gleeson – Australian over 30’s/40’s Touch Football world champion. Port Macquarie is holding the Junior State Cup from the 17th-19th February!
Sport and The Westport Club
While skydiving along the sandy shores of Port Macquarie’s beautiful beaches is an experience not to be missed, The Westport Club provides a more relaxing—and closer to the ground—place to enjoy your favourite sports and activities.
We pride ourselves in the wonderful community we’ve built here, and sport has played an integral part in developing it. We support a variety of local sports clubs that offer a fun way to enjoy sport, with activities including:
- Lawn bowling
- Rugby Union
Come check out our various affiliated clubs we support at The Westport Club and maybe even have a go with one!
How to enjoy
Here at The Westport Club we wholeheartedly support our local sport affiliations. But if playing sports is not your thing, come and enjoy the relaxed atmosphere of the Community Lounge in Jimmy’s Bar and Lounge, where friends and families can come watch their favourite sport highlights.
No matter the occasion, The Westport Club provides the ideal setting for those looking for a place to socialise – sports lovers or not. Come in now, hang out with your friends, and maybe make some new ones! Grab a drink from Jimmy’s Bar and Lounge and watch your sport in our Community Lounge. Then book a table at Aqua restaurant to celebrate your team’s win with some delicious food!
For booking requests within 24 hours, please call us direct on 6588 7201.