Family in Shoal Bay
Shoal Bay is named after the numerous sand shoals which are scattered around the area. The area features excellent bushwalking area as well as the "bay experience".
About Shoal Bay
Shoal Bay, on Port Stephens, is a popular holiday destination on the mid-north coast where visitors relax in the pristine and tranquil environment.
There are shops and restaurants along the beach and the Shoal Bay Country Club and luxurious Shoal Bay Resort & Spa are major draw cards to the area. Other Shoal Bay accommodation includes villas, apartments, B&Bs and holiday units.
The area is a great base for fishing trips and cruises around Port Stephens. Five minutes away is the Nelson Bay Marina where you can board for whale and dolphin watching cruises.
Be sure to explore Tomaree National Park, a 20 km strip of rocky coastline between Anna Bay and Shoal Bay.
Jetty, Shoal Bay
Jetty at Shoal Bay. Image Hamilton Lund
Scuba diving in Nelson Bay. Image Grenville Turner
Zenith Beach and Stephens Peak
Zenith Beach and Stephens Peak from Tomaree Head, Tomaree National Park, Shoal Bay. Image Hamilton Lund
Shoal Bay Resort and SpaShoal Bay Resort and Spa. Footage courtesy of Sydney Weekender