T.C.A.M.C 7th Annual Target Run

Last weekend the Tweed Coast American Motorcycle Club started their annual ride right here at Chinderah Tavern. This year's ride was in support of local Murwillumbah girl Kayla Hufton. 

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Cooly Rocks On 2017

It was a step back in time here at the Coolangatta Sands Hotel as hundreds piled in onto the dance floor in their best pin up attire and just outside our doors,  custom and classic cars roared by in the streets. We had an incredible time at this year's Cooly Rocks On Festival. 

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Blues Players Pay Visit to the Kingscliff Beach Hotel

Ahead of their first game on the 31st of May, NSW Blues players chose to spend their spare time at none other than our very own Kingscliff Beach Hotel!

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Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea

Kingscliff locals raise their glasses for Australia's Biggest Morning Tea, raising funds for the Cancer Council. 

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Hogs for Homeless tour rolls into Port Macquarie

RUGBY League personalities Brad Fittler, Danny Buderus, Steve Roach, Ian Schubert and Josh Perry were at the Town Green Inn on Sunday, February 26 as part of the annual Hogs for the Homeless Tour.

Riding their Harley Davidson motorbikes throughout NSW, Hog For Homeless – headlining Fittler – promote awareness of homelessness and raise money for Father Chris Riley’s Youth off the Street.

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Foodie hot spot and wine-lovers destination

Port Macquarie has emerged a dining, fine wine and craft beer destination for those seeking more than just fun in the sun.

Port Macquarie’s 15 glorious beaches have delighted holiday-makers for decades, however those who haven’t visited in a while can expect some gourmet surprises.

 

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Bruce Springsteen comes to the Kingscliff Beach Hotel

SUPERSTAR musician Bruce Springsteen took a break from his 14 date Australian tour on Monday to enjoy a couple of drinks at the Kingscliff Beach Hotel.

If you noticed Harley Davidsons arriving at the hotel around 1pm, chances are you actually saw one of music's greatest ever acts taking time out in the coastal town.

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The Taphouse Group’s $17m investment

The Taphouse Group will invest $17 million in major project works at Sails Resort and Tacking Point Tavern. The works represent a significant commitment to the Port Macquarie-Hastings area by the group and will provide a significant amount of local jobs both during construction and post completion.

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Kirrabelle Kitchen & Alley Bar

Cooly gets cooler....A feature by Inside Gold Coast

An old classic has been revitalised, The Coolangatta Sands Hotel has said goodbye to it's darker days and welcomed a fresh coat of crisp white paint, a fully renovated bistro/restaurant and a completely restyled menu.

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Hastings River NYE Midnight Fireworks Spectacular!

The Taphouse Group and Port Macquarie Chamber of Commerce are proud to present the Hastings River NYE Midnight Fireworks Spectacular!

Bring in your 2017 watching an incredible fireworks display over the Hastings River!

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Renovations Begin at the Coolangatta Sands Hotel

The renovations are well and truly underway here at the Sands! As of the 10th of October we will only be operating out of our front bar.  The full menu will still be available including all weekly specials as well as our full line up of LIVE entertainment!  Renovations are expected to last approximately 2 months. We can't wait for you to see the new Sands! 

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Chinderah Refurbishment

Have you checked out the new and improved Chinderah Tavern? Your favourite local pub the Chinderah Tavern has undergone a major refurbishment and as of August 2016 has been open!

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AHA Excellence Award Nominations for the Taphouse Group

The Taphouse Group is proud to announce a number of our venues have been nominated in this year's 2016 AHA NSW Awards for Excellence! 

 

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Casuarina Seniors Rugby Team officially registered for 2017

Casuarina Beach Rugby Club has officially registered for the Far North Coast Rugby Union competition in 2017!! We are proud to be an official sponsor for the team and we can't wait to see them compete.

 

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Bird Cage Melbourne Cup Luncheon

Tuesday the 1st of November Babalou once again hosted its annual Bird Cage Melbourne Cup Luncheon. It was a fantastic day with a 3-course luncheon, 3-hour beverage package, Fashions on the Field, On Kliff Beach House Fashion Showcase plus a few betts throughout the day! 

 

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Anzac Day

Tacking Point Tavern’s 2016 Anzac Day event did not disappoint! Hundreds of Port Macquarie locals turned out for the annual community event and paid their respects to the amazing men & women who gave their lives for our futures. Along with the classic 2up being played, they enjoyed a free BBQ and the general fantastic atmosphere that this day brings to the venue. Lest we forget.

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Mother’s Day

Port Macquarie turned out in droves to the Town Green Inn’s Mother’s Day lunch! The kids were taken care of by an entertainer just for them, the adults were entertained by local artist Stuey and everyone enjoyed some delicious food cooked by our dedicated and hardworking Chefs. 

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Have a beer with Tommy Raudonikis

The Cattle Dog came to the Macca and he conquered! Entertaining the Port Macquarie Hotel’s locals and staff alike….Patrons were captivated from start to finish with belly laughs galore at all his fantastic, hilarious stories. Such a great day, with an amazing legend of the NRL!

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AHA NSW AWARDS 2015

In 2015, the Taphouse Group was formally recognised by the Australian Hotels Association (NSW) in their annual Awards for Excellence across multiple categories. Regarded as the most prestigious in the hospitality industry, these awards honour excellence in New South Wales hotels. 

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SAMPLE FOOD FESTIVAL

Saturday 5 September 2015 marked the first year of attendance for the Kingscliff Beach Hotel at the Sample Food Festival in the village of Bangalow in northern New South Wales. This iconic annual festival celebrates the creativity of local food. Read here to find out what food we submitted! 

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