Destination guide

Head to the relaxing city of Boat Harbour

The wildlife and beaches provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday home in Boat Harbour. This relaxing and romantic city entices travellers with its spas and cafes. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in Boat Harbour

Do you want to find attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Boat Harbour a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Nelson Bay Golf Club (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Irukandji Shark & Ray Encounters (6.4 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Port Stephens Winery (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Hawks Nest Golf Club (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
  • Oakvale Farm and Fauna World (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)
  • Karuah and District Golf Club (13.7 mi / 22.1 km)

Seasonal weather in Boat Harbour

If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, January, February, December and March are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 27°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Boat Harbour

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Boat Harbour. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Samurai Beach (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Toboggan Hill Park (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Tomaree National Park (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Gan Gan Hill Lookout (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Salamander Bay (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Corlette Point Park (4.8 mi / 7.8 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Boat Harbour

Fly into Newcastle, NSW (NTL-Williamtown), the closest airport, located 15.6 mi (25.1 km) from the city centre.

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