Port Stephens, also called the “blue water paradise”, is a huge natural harbour situated approximately two and a half hours North-East of Sydney in New South Wales, Australia. It is known for its beautiful marine surroundings, fishing industries, vibrant tourism and what is also quite well renowned are the comfortable holiday homes in Port Stephens.
There are various reasons for you to visit Port Stephens, and while there, you can probably put up in one of the luxurious and comfortable accommodations. The beautiful bays are surely an explorer’s paradise that offer myriad places to discover. The Fingal Bay (False Bay) is a charming village surrounded by the Tomaree National Park, where one can enjoy swimming, snorkelling, surfing and bushwalking. The beautiful beach is well protected and quite is famous among the surfers and fishermen.
The next place to stopover is Nelson Bay. It is the largest town of Port Stephens that offers all types of exciting aquatic recreational activities. Go for an exceptional diving and snorkelling experience at Nelson Bay. You cannot miss on the whale and dolphin watching when you are in Port Stephens, also known as the dolphin capital of Australia. Another popular spot just next to Nelson Bay is Nelson Head, which is very famous among holiday goers.
Shoal Bay has a holiday park that is full of fun activities like watching the wales from the bay. The game fishing club in Shoal Bay is the biggest club in the southern hemisphere and an exciting hub for several game-fishing competitions too. Waterskiing and Paragliding are other activities that you can enjoy here.
Stockton Beach, famous for its thirty meters high sand dunes, is a thirty two kilometres long stretch of beautiful beach. To enjoy quad, motorbike riding, swimming, sand boarding and four-wheel driving, this is the best place for you. There are guided tours offered in this area to explore the beauty of the beaches.
All these gorgeous bays provide an excellent holiday to Port Stephens. Whether you are looking for holiday apartments in Nelson Bay or holiday houses around Hawks Nest it will not be a difficult task for you to find one to suit your needs.
Port Stephens is approximately a three hours’ drive from Sydney. You may also take one of the daily flights to Newcastle Williamtown airport, which is connected to Port Stephens through coach rides..
The climate in Port Stephens is warm and you can visit this destination all year round. The maximum temperature in summers is around 27°C to 11°C at night. In winters it is around 17°C to 8°C at night. There are no frosts in winters and the sea breeze keeps the temperature mild during summers. During spring time there are beautiful wild flowers that cover the entire place.