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Aqua Lagoon - Great family beach getaway

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 14 reviews

Townhouse in Nelson Bay

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Wonderful! 4.9/5 (14 reviews)
  • 7 guests
  • 4 bedrooms
  • 5 beds
  • 3 bathrooms
From $400 p/n
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Voyager Nelson Bay NSW

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 105 reviews

House in Nelson Bay

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Exceptional! 5.0/5 (105 reviews)
  • 10 guests
  • 5 bedrooms
  • 9 beds
  • 3 bathrooms
From $109 p/n
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THE HEART OF NELSON BAY - MODERN APARTMENT

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 13 reviews

Apartment in Nelson Bay

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Wonderful! 4.9/5 (13 reviews)
  • 5 guests
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 3 beds
  • 1 bathroom
From $110 p/n
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Shells on the Shore Holiday Accom - Possums

Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 41 reviews

Apartment in Nelson Bay

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Excellent! 4.4/5 (41 reviews)
  • 4 guests
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 3 beds
  • 1 bathroom
From $280 p/n
Executive style holiday living within 900 mts of popular beaches Confirmation within 24 hours

Port Stephens Beach Break B & B

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 64 reviews

Farmstay in Nelson Bay

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Exceptional! 5.0/5 (64 reviews)
  • 6 guests
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 4 beds
  • 1 bathroom
From $210 p/n
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The Hamptons Beach House on Dutchies

Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 32 reviews

House in Nelson Bay

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Excellent! 4.7/5 (32 reviews)
  • 8 guests
  • 4 bedrooms
  • 7 beds
  • 2 bathrooms
From $200 p/n
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Beach Apartment - Spectacular Bay Views

Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 37 reviews

Apartment in Fingal Bay

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Excellent! 4.6/5 (37 reviews)
  • 8 guests
  • 4 bedrooms
  • 5 beds
  • 2 bathrooms
From $285 p/n
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Oaks Pacific Blue Resort Townhouse 516

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 36 reviews

Townhouse in Nelson Bay

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Wonderful! 4.9/5 (36 reviews)
  • 6 guests
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 5 beds
  • 3 bathrooms
From $350 p/n
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Absolute Waterfront - Blue Bundaleer

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 20 reviews

House in Port Stephens Waterfront

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Wonderful! 4.8/5 (20 reviews)
  • 8 guests
  • 4 bedrooms
  • 6 beds
  • 2 bathrooms
From $140 p/n
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L'Olivette B&B Lavender Room

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 22 reviews

B&B in Nelson Bay

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Wonderful! 4.8/5 (22 reviews)
  • 2 guests
  • 1 bedroom
  • 1 bed
  • 1 bathroom
From $295 p/n
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Lazy Dayz at Shoal Bay

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 10 reviews

House in Shoal Bay

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  • 8 guests
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 5 beds
  • 3 bathrooms
From $150 p/n
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Shells Coastal Beach House - Modern Bliss

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 50 reviews

House in Nelson Bay

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Wonderful! 4.9/5 (50 reviews)
  • 10 guests
  • 4 bedrooms
  • 5 beds
  • 2 bathrooms
From $180 p/n
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Sandy Cove at Shoal Bay.

Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 43 reviews

House in Shoal Bay

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Excellent! 4.7/5 (43 reviews)
  • 10 guests
  • 4 bedrooms
  • 7 beds
  • 2 bathrooms
From $150 p/n
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Madolly Cottage and Beachhouse

Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 25 reviews

House in Shoal Bay

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Excellent! 4.6/5 (25 reviews)
  • 6 guests
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 6 beds
  • 1 bathroom
From $385 p/n
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Nelson Bay View @ Nelson Bay

Rated 4 out of 5 stars 22 reviews

House in Nelson Bay

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Good! 3.8/5 (22 reviews)
  • 8 guests
  • 4 bedrooms
  • 5 beds
  • 3 bathrooms
From $205 p/n
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Serenity at Nelson Bay, Port Stephens

Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 43 reviews

House in Nelson Bay

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Excellent! 4.7/5 (43 reviews)
  • 6 guests
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 4 beds
  • 2 bathrooms
From $210 p/n
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Salamander Cottage Port Stephens

Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 21 reviews

House in Salamander Bay

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Excellent! 4.4/5 (21 reviews)
  • 6 guests
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 4 beds
  • 1 bathroom
From $350 p/n
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Water's Edge, Port Stephens

Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 30 reviews

House in Port Stephens Waterfront

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Excellent! 4.6/5 (30 reviews)
  • 8 guests
  • 5 bedrooms
  • 7 beds
  • 3 bathrooms
From $200 p/n
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The Palms - Lemon Tree Passage

Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 21 reviews

Townhouse in Lemon Tree Passage

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Excellent! 4.7/5 (21 reviews)
  • 6 guests
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 3 beds
  • 2 bathrooms
From $160 p/n
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L'Olivette B&B Olive Room

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 18 reviews

B&B in Nelson Bay

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Wonderful! 4.8/5 (18 reviews)
  • 2 guests
  • 1 bedroom
  • 1 bed
  • 1 bathroom
From $270 p/n
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BEACHFRONT OASIS on Corlette Point

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 71 reviews

House in Nelson Bay

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Exceptional! 5.0/5 (71 reviews)
  • 6 guests
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 6 beds
  • 3 bathrooms
From $310 p/n
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Ocean Cottage at Birubi

Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 9 reviews

Cottage in Anna Bay

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  • 6 guests
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 4 beds
  • 2 bathrooms
From $160 p/n
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Cottage on the Cove at NAC

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 28 reviews

House in North Arm Cove

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Wonderful! 4.8/5 (28 reviews)
  • 8 guests
  • 4 bedrooms
  • 5 beds
  • 1 bathroom
From $140 p/n
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SEASHELLS NELSON BAY APT 1

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 50 reviews

Apartment in Nelson Bay

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Wonderful! 4.9/5 (50 reviews)
  • 6 guests
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 4 beds
  • 2 bathrooms
From $160 p/n
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Woody's Place Water Front

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 73 reviews

Apartment in Port Stephens Waterfront

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Exceptional! 5.0/5 (73 reviews)
  • 6 guests
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 4 beds
  • 2 bathrooms
From $170 p/n
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The Beach Townhouse4 - Holiday Heaven

Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 38 reviews

Townhouse in Hawks Nest

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Excellent! 4.7/5 (38 reviews)
  • 9 guests
  • 4 bedrooms
  • 5 beds
  • 3 bathrooms
From $110 p/n
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Danalene Hideaway Retreat.

Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 35 reviews

Apartment in Nelson Bay

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Excellent! 4.7/5 (35 reviews)
  • 2 guests
  • 1 bedroom
  • 2 beds
  • 1 bathroom
From $140 p/n
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By the Bay

Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 23 reviews

House in Corlette

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Excellent! 4.7/5 (23 reviews)
  • 6 guests
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 6 beds
  • 1 bathroom
From $300 p/n
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ABSOLUTE OCEANFRONT BEACH HOUSE 'STUNNING'

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 26 reviews

House in Port Stephens Waterfront

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Wonderful! 4.8/5 (26 reviews)
  • 6 guests
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 4 beds
  • 2 bathrooms
From $90 p/n
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Dutchies Beachside Retreat

Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 25 reviews

Apartment in Dutchies Beach

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Excellent! 4.7/5 (25 reviews)
  • 2 guests
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 3 beds
  • 1 bathroom
From $213 p/n
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Ariella - Holiday house at Shoal Bay

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 29 reviews

House in Shoal Bay

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Wonderful! 4.9/5 (29 reviews)
  • 8 guests
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 5 beds
  • 2 bathrooms
From $210 p/n
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Seascape Absolute Beachfront

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 13 reviews

House in Port Stephens Waterfront

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Wonderful! 4.8/5 (13 reviews)
  • 8 guests
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 5 beds
  • 3 bathrooms
From $360 p/n
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Birubi Beach House Anna Bay - Beach Front

Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 15 reviews

House in Anna Bay

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Excellent! 4.3/5 (15 reviews)
  • 8 guests
  • 4 bedrooms
  • 5 beds
  • 2 bathrooms
From $100 p/n
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Relax and Unwind - Nelson Bay

Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 13 reviews

House in Nelson Bay

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Excellent! 4.6/5 (13 reviews)
  • 4 guests
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 3 beds
  • 1 bathroom
From $310 p/n
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'You Little Birubi' Beach House

Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 12 reviews

House in Anna Bay

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Excellent! 4.4/5 (12 reviews)
  • 8 guests
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 6 beds
  • 2 bathrooms
From $150 p/n
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Shells Coastal Beach House - Modern Bliss

Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 13 reviews

House in Shoal Bay

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Excellent! 4.5/5 (13 reviews)
  • 10 guests
  • 4 bedrooms
  • 6 beds
  • 2 bathrooms

About Port Stephens

Port Stephens: A Beach for Each Traveller

Crystal clear waters, sand dunes and endless beaches: these are only a few things that characterise Port Stephens Bay getaways. The small towns dotting the bay offer a host of aquatic activities, from snorkeling to swimming and surfing.

Year-round dolphin watching cruises and seasonal whale watching tours are some of the bay’s other highlights. Then there is Tomaree National Park, with its coastal trails leading to scenic lookouts.

Holiday rentals of all kinds are available in Port Stephens’ villages. Choose from cosy apartments steps from oceanfront restaurants, luxurious villas with expansive bay views and spacious family beach houses.

Port Stephens’ 26 Beaches

The Port Stephens area has 26 beaches to its name. Some of these are sheltered and perfect for families. Others are frequented by surfers. Others yet are removed from the crowd, so you can go on a long quiet strolls along the golden sand.

If you’re travelling with the kids, take them to naturally C-shaped Fingal Bay Beach. This protected beach faces a coastal island, connected to the mainland by a sandspit. Beginner surfers tend to favour One Mile Beach, and pros hit up Birubi.

Birubi Beach covers 32 km and is backed by the Stockton Sand Dunes, where you can go for camel rides or try sand tobogganing.

Port Stephens Marine Life Encounters

The waters surrounding Nelson Bay are home to a colony of bottlenose dolphins. To get better acquainted with the friendly marine creatures, hop aboard a dolphin watching cruise. Guided tours run throughout the year.

Whale watching cruises also depart from the Nelson Bay Marina during migration season (from May to August). Just as it is the case for dolphin sightings, it is almost guaranteed that you will spot whales. As such, most tour operators have a money-back policy if you don’t see these marine mammals.

If you’d like to get even closer to sea life, hire some snorkelling gear and head to Fly Point Park, known for its clear coastal waters and schools of colourful fish. In fact, you’ll be able to see many of the same tropical species that you would in the Great Barrier Reef. The calm waters around Fly Point make it easy and safe for everyone to snorkel, even children.

Port Stephens National Parks & Scenic Walks

To stretch your legs amidst scenic views of the coastline, head to Tomaree National Park. The park offers walking trails leading to lookout points, including Tomaree Head Summit. Climbing to the top along the Tomaree Head Summit Walk, you will be privy to dramatic seascapes, views of the coastal islands and glimpses of beaches below.

To find out more about local history, visit the Point Stephens Lighthouse, which is also set in Tomaree National Park. Join a guided tour or simply snap some shots of the vestiges of the original lightkeeper’s cottage, set against a stunning coastal background.

If you’d like the views without the effort, you can drive to Gan Gan Lookout, the tallest in the region. A popular activity is to watch the sunset. Throughout the day, you can take in sweeping coastline views all the way to Newcastle. Several short walking paths depart from the lookout, too.

Back at sea level, a number of walks weave along the coast, including Wreck Beach Walk and Big Rocky Walk. These trails allow you to discover coastal vegetation and pass by out-of-the-way beaches and rockpools.

Family-Friendly Port Stephens

If you’re travelling with the kids, there are many activities to keep them busy once you leave the beach. Visit the Tilligerry Habitat to see iconic Australian species, such as koalas and kangaroos. Group tours can teach you more about these marsupials.

To burn off some extra energy, head to Tomaree Aquatic Centre, where kids of all ages can play a variety of sports, in and out of the water. While you’re here, sign up for some swimming lessons - or just try out the waterslides! There’s a toddler pool for the tiniest tots.

A unique Port Stephens experience is to go for a camel or horse ride along the beach. Fun for the whole family, these rides are organized by a number of tour operators in many towns along Port Stephens Bay.

Getting to Port Stephens

Driving to Port Stephens takes about 2.5 hours from Sydney and just under an hour from Newcastle, the city with the closest airport. Coaches will connect Newcastle Airport to many Port Stephens destinations. Daily bus services also depart Sydney, linking the New South Wales capital to the main Port Stephens towns.

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