Adjacent to Camden Haven Inlet, Laurieton and North Haven are great locations for water sports including fishing, boating, surfing, swimming and kayaking.
Laurieton is a small coastal town on the Mid North Coast of NSW it is 360 km (4 hr drive) north of Sydney, and 40 km (30 min) south of Port Macquarie. North Haven is 3.5 km (6 min drive) from Laurieton.
Laurieton and North Haven are close to Dooragan and Crowdy Bay National Parks, Camden Haven Inlet and beautiful beaches – making them a wonderful destination for outdoor activities.
The closest airport is in Port Macquarie, just over 30 min drive from Laurieton. Direct flights to Sydney are available with Qantas and Virgin Australia. Virgin Australia also operates a direct service to Brisbane and Qantas operates seasonal services to Lord Howe Island.
The population of Laurieton is nearly 2000 people, the median age of residents is 65 years. The population of North Haven is nearly 1700 people, the median age of residents is 60 years. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people make up 3% of the population of both towns.
Camden Haven Community Health Service is based in Laurieton. It provides community health services including an aged care assessment team, audiometry, diabetes service, Hospital in the Home program, physiotherapy and wound management services.
Port Macquarie Base Hospital, located about 30 min from Laurieton, is a major referral hospital with 195 beds. It provides a range of services including specialist wards/units for general medicine, surgery, day surgery, planned and emergency theatre service and 24-hour emergency department.
There is an Ambulance Service of NSW station in Laurieton.