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Flynns Beach is one of the most popular beaches for families and surfers at Port Macquarie on the mid north coast of New South Wales, Australia.
It is named after John Flynn, one of the early surveyors in the district, who with the help of an inheritance, in the 1880s purchased 75 acres of land stretching inland from what is now Flynns Beach.

Port Macquarie had been a sleepy fishing port but throughout the 1960’s the town experienced rapid growth and its popularity as a holiday spot was beginning to manifest. Development since that time has been rapid due to the improvement of roads and cars, population pressures, and the prosperity of the postwar boom which fuelled marginal incomes for both holiday purposes and retirement. Thus the population of Port Macquarie more than doubled between 1966 and 1981, at which time it was the state’s second-fastest growing centre. Port Macquarie is now the fastest growing place in New South Wales. The town is expected to grow from an estimated 43,655 people in 2009 to 58,888 in 2027.

Taken with Pentax k-r on 31 January 2012 at Port Macquarie.
Lens Pentax-DA 18-55mm F3.5-5.6
ISO 200
0 EV
1/250 sec.
Hand held


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  • David Davies
    David Daviesalmost 2 years ago

    What a gorgeous beach! Well done!

  • Thanks for your fave and comment David…..we are looking forward to getting back there in 6 weeks time.

    – TonyCrehan

  • Cynthia Broomfield
    Cynthia Broomf...almost 2 years ago

    Great Capture

  • Thanks Cynthia.

    – TonyCrehan

  • maggie326
    maggie326almost 2 years ago

    Stunning view Tony great capture

  • Thank you for adding this to your favourites Maggie. It is a lovely view and good surfing for swimmers.

    – TonyCrehan

  • Audrey Clarke
    Audrey Clarkealmost 2 years ago

  • Thanks Audrey.

    – TonyCrehan

  • Warren  Patten
    Warren Pattenalmost 2 years ago

    Great location..nice shot mate.

  • Thanks for adding this to your favourites Wazza. We enjoyed staying there last January except for the rain. Back with the boogie boards in September..hoping for some sunshine.

    – TonyCrehan

  • vic321
    vic321almost 2 years ago


  • Thank you for your comment Vic.

    – TonyCrehan

  • loiteke
    loitekealmost 2 years ago

  • Thanks for the great news Meeli….a big thrill to have my work featured in the group.

    – TonyCrehan

  • Rene Hales
    Rene Halesalmost 2 years ago

  • Thank you Rene.

    – TonyCrehan

  • Albert
    Albertalmost 2 years ago

    wow……….where are all the quiet spots now.

  • Thanks for adding this to your favourites Albert. Not flat but quite a nice modest surf for the older kids at Flynns.

    – TonyCrehan

  • Arfan Habib
    Arfan Habibover 1 year ago

    Great location and a great shot Tony!

  • A great holiday spot Arfan. thank you for adding this to your favourites.

    – TonyCrehan

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