4 days in Port Stephens Itinerary

4 days in Port Stephens Itinerary

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4 days in Port Stephens Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Drive:  2​h 30​min
1
Nelson Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  15​min
2
Shoal Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​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. On the 7th (Fri), visit a coastal fixture at Nelson Head Heritage Lighthouse and Reserve, see the interesting displays at Fighter World, and then make a trip to Gan Gan Lookout. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sat): get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then identify plant and animal life at Koala Reserve Mangrove Boardwalk, and then enjoy the sand and surf at One Mile Beach.

To see photos and more tourist information, use the Nelson Bay trip planner .

Sydney to Nelson Bay is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or fly. June in Nelson Bay sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Shoal Bay.

Things to do in Nelson Bay

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

One Mile Beach, Fighter World, Koala Reserve Mangrove Boardwalk
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Fighter World ©
Fighter World

2
nights
Shoal Bay

Shoal Bay ©
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Jimmy's Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bennetts Beach, and then take in the views from Singing Bridge. On the next day, take some stellar pictures from Barry Park, then stroll through Fingal Bay Beach, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Tomaree Head.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Shoal Bay day trip planner.

Shoal Bay is very close to Nelson Bay. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Shoal Bay

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Hawks Nest, Fingal Bay, Singing Bridge
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Tomaree Head ©
Tomaree Head
Jimmy's Beach ©
Jimmy's Beach
Bennetts Beach ©
Bennetts Beach

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