Destination guide

Head to the relaxing city of Boat Harbour

The wildlife and beaches provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday home in Boat Harbour. This relaxing and romantic city entices travellers with its spas and cafes. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in Boat Harbour

Do you want to find attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Boat Harbour a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Nelson Bay Golf Club (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Irukandji Shark & Ray Encounters (6.4 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Port Stephens Winery (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Hawks Nest Golf Club (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
  • Oakvale Farm and Fauna World (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)
  • Karuah and District Golf Club (13.7 mi / 22.1 km)

Seasonal weather in Boat Harbour

If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, January, February, December and March are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 27°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Boat Harbour

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Boat Harbour. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Samurai Beach (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Toboggan Hill Park (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Tomaree National Park (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Gan Gan Hill Lookout (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Salamander Bay (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Corlette Point Park (4.8 mi / 7.8 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Boat Harbour

Fly into Newcastle, NSW (NTL-Williamtown), the closest airport, located 15.6 mi (25.1 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay near Boat Harbour?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,409 holiday rentals near Boat Harbour. From 614 Houses to 636 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Boat Harbour is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Boat Harbour?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Boat Harbour. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Dutchies Beach: 1,412 holiday rentals
  • Tea Gardens-Hawks Nest Bridge: 1,416 holiday rentals
  • d'Albora Marinas Nelson Bay: 1,412 holiday rentals
  • Nelson Head Lighthouse: 1,413 holiday rentals
  • Toboggan Hill Park: 1,412 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Boat Harbour listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Boat Harbour?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 614 Houses in Boat Harbour. Our other popular types of Boat Harbour holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 636 holiday houses
  • Villas: 25 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 17 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Boat Harbour?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 307 holiday homes with pool available in Boat Harbour. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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