Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Fern Bay

The beaches and parks provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday home in Fern Bay. This welcoming city attracts visitors thanks to its golfing and coffee shops. 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 Fern Bay

Are you searching for attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that Fern Bay has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Merewether Ocean Baths (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Oakvale Farm and Fauna World (7.5 mi / 12 km)
  • Port Stephens Winery (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)
  • Irukandji Shark & Ray Encounters (12.7 mi / 20.4 km)
  • Belmont Golf Course (16 mi / 25.8 km)
  • Karuah and District Golf Club (16.3 mi / 26.2 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Fern Bay

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Fern Bay is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Nobbys Head Beach (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Horseshoe Beach (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Newcastle Beach (4.8 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Newcastle Civic Park (5 mi / 8 km)
  • King Edward Park (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Merewether Beach (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Fern Bay

Fly into Newcastle, NSW (NTL-Williamtown), the closest airport, located 4.4 mi (7.1 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay near Fern Bay?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 103 holiday rentals near Fern Bay. From 46 Houses to 38 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Fern Bay for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Hunter Region Botanic Gardens: 201 holiday rentals
  • Nobbys Head Beach: 302 holiday rentals
  • Newcastle Interchange Station: 299 holiday rentals
  • Toboggan Hill Park: 1,304 holiday rentals
  • Cockle Creek Station: 404 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Fern Bay 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 Fern Bay?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 46 Houses in Fern Bay. Our other popular types of Fern Bay holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 38 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 3 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 3 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Fern Bay?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 4 holiday homes with pool available in Fern Bay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.