St Thomas Anglican Church, Port Macquarie

Built in 1824 by prisoners exiled from Britain, St Thomas Anglican Church is a humble-looking red brick building with a wooden interior and a booming church organ. Take a tour with one of the local volunteers to learn about the convicts who built the church and worshipped here--you'll be enthralled by some of their stories. Climb the bell tower--which doubles as a clock tower--to enjoy excellent views over Port Macquarie. Put St Thomas Anglican Church and other Port Macquarie attractions into our Port Macquarie trip planning website , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • We climbed up the tower to enjoy the view our ancestors had after they built in. Learn about the Settlement of Port Macquarrie and how tough it was for our people to make a future there against incred...  more »
  • Very informative local volunteers for a quick tour of this fascinating church .We were particularly fascinated to find out that it was part of the Diocese of Calcutta, India when first established. Th...  more »
  • Open from 9.30am - 12pm Mon-Fri for public viewing, shown around by lovely volunteers. The 5th oldest Anglican Church still in use in AU and was built in 1824 by convict labour under military supervis...  more »
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  • You can climb to the top of the tower. It is beautiful.
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As a well-established holiday destination, Port Macquarie offers a good number of places to stay. Most accommodations cluster in the town's scenic areas--at the mouth of the Hastings River and along the coast, as well as close to the beaches. While the town does feature several larger hotels, rental apartments and guesthouses outnumber them by far. If you're looking to stay outside town and closer to the lush surrounding countryside, you can choose anything from luxurious cabins to campgrounds.
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