2 days in Port Stephens Itinerary

2 days in Port Stephens Itinerary

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2 days in Port Stephens Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Drive:  2​h 30​min
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Nelson Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
End: Sydney


1
night
Nelson Bay

Nelson Bay ©
Nelson Bay is a suburb of the Port Stephens local government area in the Hunter Region of New South Wales, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): enjoy the sea views from Nelson Head Heritage Lighthouse and Reserve, examine the collection at Port Stephens Shell Museum, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Tomaree Head. On the next day, stroll through Zenith Beach, don't miss a visit to Gan Gan Lookout, and then enjoy the sand and surf at One Mile Beach.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Nelson Bay day trip tool .

Sydney to Nelson Bay is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Nelson Bay

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Shoal Bay, Port Stephens Shell Museum, One Mile Beach
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Tomaree Head ©
Tomaree Head
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Zenith Beach

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