Nelson Bay Port Stephens

Visitor Information

If your into water sports, Port Stephens is a water paradise, with around 26 golden beaches and a bay that is 2 ½ times the size of Sydney Harbour. There is a host of water activities here on offer. There are plenty of surf beaches to choose from to get your favourite break and if you don’t know how to surf there are surf schools to teach you. If Scuba Diving is your thing there are dive cruises, dive schools, plus for the more experienced explore the sponge gardens, wrecks and chasms located around the port.

Fishing, well this is the best place to catch and eat fresh seafood; Myall River Prawns are plentiful in the summer months and beyond. Beach and Rock Fishing are a good source to catch fish, just ask the locals and they will tell you where the best places to go are. For the more adventurous there are plenty of fishing tournaments from Trailer Boats to the Big Game Fish Tournaments.

For all other water experiences there is Whale & Dolphin Watching from the various Charter Boats located at the Marina in Nelson Bay.

Sea Kayaking tours or try a ride on a Jet Boat or Jet Ski, or for those who just want to relax on the beach, take it easy, sunbake and play with the kids the Nelson Bay and Shoal Bay Beaches are the places to be.

Coming to Port Stephens is not all about water, there are heaps of things for you to do, like play golf. We have two championship Golf Courses located in Nelson Bay or at Horizons Golf Course in Salamander Bay. For those who don’t want to take too long we have 2 nine hole courses at Anna Bay and Bobs Farm.

Port Stephens also has plenty of bush walking trails as we are surrounded by national parks all around the Tomaree Peninsula.

We also have a unique coastal desert wilderness in the way of Stockton Sand Dunes, where there are plenty of 4 wheel drive tours, camel rides, quad bikes and even sand surfing.

So if you’re thinking of holidays and you would like adventure or to just relax Port Stephens/Nelson Bay is your place in paradise.

So for your next holiday book with us at L J Hooker Nelson Bay for all your accommodation needs.