36 days in Port Stephens Itinerary

36 days in Port Stephens Itinerary

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36 days in Port Stephens Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Nelson Bay
— 35 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
End: Sydney

Nelson Bay

Nelson Bay is a suburb of the Port Stephens local government area in the Hunter Region of New South Wales, Australia. Kids will appreciate attractions like Toboggan Hill Park and Little Beach Reserve. Explore Nelson Bay's surroundings by going to Singing Bridge (in Tea Gardens), Fighter World (in Williamtown) and Medowie (Pacific Dunes Golf Club & Medowie Macadamias). Make the 7th (Mon) an awe-inspiring day at Saltwater National Park. Spend the 28th (Mon) exploring nature at Woko National Park. There's lots more to do: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, get a taste of life in the country at Oakfield Ranch, take in the waterfront activity at D'Albora Marinas, and identify plant and animal life at Tomaree Head.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Nelson Bay travel itinerary planner .

Sydney to Nelson Bay is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Sydney in September, expect a bit cooler with lows of 10°C in Nelson Bay. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Nelson Bay

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Side Trips

Forster, Port Stephens, Wingham, Fingal Bay, Taree
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Oakvale Wildlife Park