Overnight for Horse & Pet Travellers

Drive times from Highway Stables to:   


SYDNEY SIEC ... 7 hrs 

BRISBANE    ... 7 hrs

TAMWORTH via Walcha to ALEC/Showground   ...  4-5 hrs

Nearest Fuel Station - Pacific Hwy-Oxley Hwy Roundabout B56  - 24hr food & fuel ... 3 min

Tips: Allow extra travel time for horse tick inspection & NSW pesty daylight saving factor between Queensland & NSW!

Wauchope CBD-Showground...10min

Walcha Showground...3-4hrs


Port Macquarie  AIRPORT ... 5 min 

Port Macquarie Base Hospital... 7 min

Port Macquarie Charles Sturt University Campus ... 9min

Port Macquarie AILDI ... 3 min


Stable & Cottage Rate

  • Stable Overnight    $25/horse 

  • Companion animals  No Charge

  • Stables : 4 x 4m & 4 x 6m with bedding & rain water supplied on arrival

  • Owner to provide hard feed 

  • Cottage: $165/night: 2 bedrooms (queen bed & double bed), shared bathroom. Dinning room: microwave, coffee/tea facility, bar fridge. No air conditioning. 

  • Individual rooms available @ $90/night (if cottage not booked as whole) 

  • Companion animals welcome: On Leash, In Hutch, In Cage, In Box No Charge  

Great Reasons To Stay Overnight...

  • 4 minutes to/from Pacific Highway

  • Safe, roomy , well ventilated stables - stallion, mares, geldings and miniature ponies. night lights, close float parking, easy walking to check on horses during the night

  • Cottage accommodation:  Safe, quite, two bedrooms, shared bathroom and dinning room in walking distance from stables

  • Well behaved companion animals welcome 

  • Relaxed bush walks for children and animals to stretch legs

  • Quiet surrounds

  • 7 minutes to Port Macquarie CBD

  • 3 minutes for 24hr fuel & food outlets 

  • Halfway between Brisbane and Sydney SIEC Pacific Highway

Transport Vehicles - Entry/Exit


  • Look for 1.5m x 2m signage: HIGHWAY STABLES @ 733 Fernbank Creek Road,  Port Macquarie  

  • Livestock vehicles LESS THAN 10m lenght (ordinary double float) enter/exit from any direction

  • Livestock vehicles GREATER THAN 10m lenght (goose neck, ridge truck) enter / exit from Hastings River Drive. It is an extra 6 minutes drive for total peace of mind.  Hastings River Drive in the northern entrance to Port Macquarie

  • Livestock vehicle + float LONGER THAN 15m - Unsuitable Access

'We had a lovely stay at Eva's place and it was a great place to date stay with our dog. We would stay again'

' Ann 24 January 2020

Super pet friendly and gorgeous bedrooms.” Sue 19.6.2019

'We had a great stay at Evas place and felt very welcome from the start. It’s a lovely property and we enjoyed a short walk through the bush which was lovely. Perfect location being right off the freeway but close to town as we were stopping along a road trip.' Jess 16.10.19

Thank you Eva for your welcoming hospitality. Our mares enjoyed your generous sized safe stables and the fresh water you had waiting for them . Lovely property , well maintained and easily accessible from the highway . Highly recommend for anyone needing a pit stop in the Port area 😊 10.3.2020

Awesome clean relaxing vibes for an agistment stables a great place to be able down gears , calming  and clean with lovely accommodation Thank you Highway stables , Gris , Kate , Mia , cottage Very relaxing break for travellers   Clare 27th May 2020