From $18 per nightMelaleuca is an architecturally designed, owner operated backpacker retreat, located five minutes walk from the sparkling waters of One Mile Beach in Port Stephens.
Located just to the north of Newcastle, at the confluence of the Myall and Karuah Rivers, as well as the Tasman Sea, is Port Stephens. With its pristine beaches and immaculate estuaries, the best way to experience Port Stephens is by camping or staying at one of the area's caravan parks.
Camping and holiday parks in the Port Stephens region are dotted around popular beaches and riverside areas. Popular suburbs include Nelson Bay, Fingal Bay and One Mile Beach, each within a stone's throw from stunning sandy beaches. With camp kitchens, barbecue areas, and other communal amenities, it's easy to experience the 'classic' Aussie camping holiday in Port Stephens.
If camping doesn't suit your style, you can choose from holiday parks with self-contained cabins to help make you feel a little more comfortable during your stay. With modern comforts, including internet access and DVD players, you'll be able to relax and feel at home in one of Port Stephens' quality holiday parks.
So pull up the kombi van, or erect the tent and then head off to enjoy everything Port Stephens has to offer. From dolphin tours and whale watching, to surfing and exploring upstream, Port Stephens will have activities to keep all of your travel companions entertained.