Embark on a journey to a place that will change your perspective. Where giant sand dunes provide the backdrop for exhilarating experiences, where dolphins and whales grace the coastline. A place where picture perfect beaches are the norm, and where the extraordinary is ordinary.
Discover the loves and livelihoods of the people that live here. Whether they are farming oysters or deep sea fishing, taking visitors out onto the dunes or protecting local wildlife, each story is connected to the incredible nature of the area and their daily experience of this beautiful region.
Glamp on the water’s edge, sleep in boutique luxury or wake up from an oceanview penthouse. Share the experience with your family in resort style apartments, holiday homes and beachside holiday parks, or enjoy a romantic break in opulent hotels.
Drive an easy 2hr 30min north from Sydney and you’ll arrive in the natural beauty of Port Stephens. The nearest airport is Newcastle Airport, 30 minutes by car from Nelson Bay in Port Stephens. To make the most of your time, a car is recommended to explore the 26 beaches and coastal villages.
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