5 days in Nelson Bay & Bordertown Itinerary

5 days in Nelson Bay & Bordertown Itinerary

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5 days in Nelson Bay & Bordertown Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Drive:  2​h 30​min
1
Nelson Bay
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h
2
Bordertown
— 1 day
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Sydney

3
nights
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. Take a break from Nelson Bay with a short trip to Fighter World in Williamtown, about 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Tomaree Head, don't miss a visit to Oakvale Wildlife Park, get interesting insight from Tours, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Irukandji Shark & Ray Encounters.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Nelson Bay day trip planning site .

Sydney to Nelson Bay is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or fly. April in Nelson Bay sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Bordertown.

Things to do in Nelson Bay

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Corlette, Williamtown, Tomaree Head, Irukandji Shark & Ray Encounters, Barry Park
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Gan Gan Lookout ©
Gan Gan Lookout
Dolphin & Whale Watching

1
day
Bordertown

Bordertown ©
Bordertown is a small South Australian town near the Victorian border. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Clayton Farm Heritage Museum.

To see where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Bordertown road trip planning website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Nelson Bay to Bordertown. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Bordertown

Museums
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Clayton Farm Heritage Museum ©
Clayton Farm Heritage Museum

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