Mac Word 2011:
Rotate a page to landscape orientation

  1. Click to the left of the paragraph (e.g., figure, table, etc.) to be placed on a landscape page:
    • Insert menu > Break > Section Break (Next Page)
    • Insert menu > Page Numbers… > Format > Continue from previous section > OK > Close
  2. Click at beginning of the paragraph following the item on the landscape page:
    • Insert menu > Break > Section Break (Next Page)
  3. Click on the page to be oriented as landscape:
    • Layout ribbon > Page Setup group > Orientation > Landscape
    • View menu > Header and Footer
    • Header and Footer ribbon
      • Options group > uncheck Link to Previous
      • Navigation group > Go to Header (or Footer)
      • Options group > uncheck Link to Previous
      • Navigation group > Next Section
      • Options group >uncheck Link to Previous
      • Navigation group > Go to Header (or Footer)
      • Options group >uncheck Link to Previous
      • Navigation group > Previous Section
    • Click the page number to show the hashed border
      • Right-click > Format Frame…
      • Text wrapping: None
      • Horizontal
        • Position: 0.8” Relative to: Page
        • Distance from text: 0”
      • Vertical
        • Position: 4.42” Relative to Page
        • Distance from text: 0”
      • OK
      • With page number highlighted:
        • Layout ribbon > Text Layout group > Direction > Rotate all text 90°
    • Click the X next to Close just above the footer line.

When you have pages of different orientations in one document the native PDF creation option in Mac Word does not produce files that are formatted properly.  You can use a free online service found at http://docupub.com/pdfconvert/.