139
trips planned by users
©

Laurieton trip planner

Create a fully customized day by day
itinerary for free
Itinerary planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close
Trip Planner South Pacific  /  Australia  /  New South Wales  /  Camden Haven  /  Laurieton

Laurieton

4.3
Mountains · Movie Theaters · Parasailing & Paragliding
Laurieton is a coastal town on the Mid North Coast of the Australian state of New South Wales. Laurieton is the largest town in the Camden Haven district. Laurieton is 365 km north of Sydney and 42 km south of Port Macquarie. It lies between the base of North Brother Mountain and the Camden Haven River. At the, it had a population of 1,931.The largest school in the district, Camden Haven High School, is located approximately 5 km away from Laurieton's shopping and business centre.HistoryLong before European settlement the Laurieton area was home to the Birpai people.Captain James Cook named "the Brothers" on 12 May 1770 for their resemblance to mountains in his native Yorkshire. He was unwittingly mirroring the name given to them by the Birpai. The Camden Haven area was explored on foot by John Oxley in 1818 and was first settled by Europeans in the early 1820s. A convict settlement was established at nearby Port Macquarie in 1821 and the first settlers were limeburners burning oyster shells for buildings there. Some of these lived at the foot of North Brother. There was also a small garrison of soldiers to catch escaping convicts. In 1827 the area was surveyed by Armstrong and Guilding as part of an assessment for the Australian Agricultural Company.
In the build up to your vacation in Laurieton, plan trip itinerary minutiae using the visitor reviews, staff write-ups, and custom search fields on our Australia trip itinerary website.
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Laurieton

  • Get a personalized trip
    A full day by day itinerary based on your preferences
  • Customize it
    Refine your trip. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it
    Choose from the best hotels and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it
    Everything in one place. Everyone on the same page.

Places to visit with Laurieton

SydneyTrip planner Best for: Theater, Beach, Bridge KatoombaTrip planner Best for: World heritage site, Lookout, Mountain BlackheathTrip planner Best for: World heritage site, Lookout, Garden LeuraTrip planner Best for: World heritage site, Landmark, Garden LithgowTrip planner Best for: World heritage site, Lookout, Cave