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  1. Salamander Shopping Centre

    There's never been a better time to shop at Salamander Bay Shopping Centre. With more fashion, food and services, you're sure to find what you need. The centre offers over 80 retailers plus the added convenience of Coles, Kmart, Target Cou…

  2. Tomaree National Park

    Tomaree National Park near Port Stephens is a great weekend getaway. Explore Fort Tomaree on a school excursion, or go whale watching, walking to see koalas or go fishing. Tomaree National Park, jointly managed with Hunter Water Corporatio…

  3. Wreck Beach walk

    If you’re looking for a peaceful spot to soak up the serene marine splendour of Port Stephens, take this short walk to Wreck Beach - tucked away behind the houses at Shoal Bay and visible from the majestic lookout at Tomaree Head summit.  F…

  4. World War II gun emplacements

    If you are interested in Australian military history, make sure you take the short walk along Fort Tomaree walk to Tomaree Head. The headland, part of Fort Tomaree, played an important role in Australia’s east coast defence system during Wo…

  5. Tomaree Head Summit Walk

    Take the invigorating short walk to the summit of Tomaree Head, 161 metres above the Port Stephens entrance. As you hike the track, you’ll enjoy unparalleled views of idyllic Port Stephens and its coastline. From the top, you can even see a…

  6. Gan Gan Hill Lookout

    Enjoy the spectacular views of beautiful Port Stephens and beyond from Gan Gan Hill, one of the highest points in the area and only 3.5 km southwest of Nelson Bay. The Gan Gan Lookout is an iconic tourist attraction on Lilly Hill Road. Ther…

  7. Worimi National Park

    Worimi National Park, a special Aboriginal place near Newcastle offers whale watching, fishing and beach driving. Worimi National Park – along with Worimi State Conservation Area and Worimi Regional Park – is part of the Worimi Conservatio…

  8. Soldiers Point Marina

    Soldiers Point Marina is a multi-award winning boutique resort-style marina, located in the New South Wales regional area known as Port Stephens, approximately 200 kilometres or 90 nautical miles north of Sydney. The region covers nearly 1…

  9. Seaham Swamp Nature Reserve

    Located in Port Stephens, near Newcastle in the NSW Hunter region, Seaham Swamp Nature Reserve offers birdwatching, bushwalking and Aboriginal heritage. Birdwatching enthusiasts have already caught onto this little gem, which is a habitat …

  10. Tilligerry Habitat State Reserve

    Explore the Tilligerry Peninsula. The Tourist Information Centre can provide tourist brochures, maps, and local history publications. Entry is free, or guided walks are available. Booking is advised by telephone or email. The walks are e…

  11. dAlbora Marinas Nelson Bay

    d'Albora Marinas Nelson Bay is located in the heart of Port Stephens, a picturesque bay, popular for holiday makers and boaties and is known as the 'dolphin capital' of Australia. You'll find a smorgasbord of eateries, from casual cafes…

  12. Fort Tomaree walk

    This easy walk on a paved track around the lower slopes of Tomaree Head brings you face-to-face with local military heritage – World War II gun emplacements, built in 1941 to defend the east coast of Australia. Learn about Fort Tomaree from…

  13. Nelson Bay Golf Club

    Nelson Bay Golf Club is located in the bluewater wonderland of Port Stephens approximately 2.5 hours north of Sydney. The 27 hole championship bush course by the sea is set among a wide range of native trees with an abundance of wildlif…

  14. Port Stephens Community Arts Centre

    Visit the Port Stephens Community Arts Centre to see an incredible range of artwork and special craft pieces reflecting the great skills of the region's artisans. They have a delightful weekend cafe for light lunches and drinks. The cent…

  15. Hunter Region Botanic Gardens

    The Hunter's only Botanic Gardens feature more than 30 hectares of tranquil landscaped gardens displaying the beauty and diversity of Australian native flora. There are more than 3,000 living specimens in a natural bush setting with eight…

  16. Anna Bay Beach

    The dunes behind Birubi Beach at Anna Bay constitute the largest coastal sand mass in New South Wales and are a popular spot for activities such as quad-biking, sand-boarding and camel rides. Five minutes’ stroll away is Anna Bay village…

  17. Bagnalls Beach

    Journey to the white sands of Nelson Bay to find the beautiful Bagnalls Beach. This cosy, stunning gem is located between Nelson Bay and Corlette along the North Coast of NSW. You can access the beach via a lush bushland reserve, which is…