History of the house

Port Macquarie Backpackers named “Elsinore” by the Hibbard family, who build and lived in it from the late 1800s.

Elsinore on the top of the hill overlooking the river – photo taken in the late 1800s.

The Hibbard family – photo taken 1888.

The Hibbard family on the veranda – photo taken 1910.

The Lindel Travelers Hostel – photo taken 2003.

 The start of Port Macquarie Backpackers and the restoration of Elsinore – photo taken 2004.

Elsinore brought back to her original beauty after extensive renovations in 2017!