Nelson Bay activities

  1. Imagine Cruises Nelson Bay

    Join the ocean-sailing catamaran Imagine for the excitement of dolphin and whale watching. You can also enjoy snorkelling adventures, sunset sails and opportunities to swim with dolphins in Port Stephens. An accredited ecotourism operato…

  2. 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…

  3. Nelson Bay Jet Ski Hire

    Nelson Bay Jet Ski Hire is one of the last places in New South Wales where you can hire a high speed water craft with no licence or experience required. Come see what its like to ride a jet ski in a safe supervised area. Take it easy or …

  4. Port Stephens Parasailing

    Glide through the air strapped to a parachute above the sparkling waters of Port Stephens. You’ll enjoy the exhilaration of parasailing as pods of dolphins frolic below you. No experience is necessary to parasail with Port Stephens Parasail…

  5. 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…

  6. 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…

  7. 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…

  8. Dolphin Swim Australia

    Ever wanted to swim with dolphins in the wild? You can with Dolphin Swim Australia, the only dolphin swim in the wild permitted in NSW. Enjoy this amazing experience in the beautiful blue waters of the Port Stephens-Great Lakes Marine Park,…

  9. Moonshadow - TQC Cruises

    With over 34 years experience and the largest vessels in Port Stephens and Newcastle, Moonshadow - TQC Cruises gets you close to the action quickly and safely! Meet the resident dolphins and ride the boom net on the daily dolphin watching c…

  10. Nelson Bay Bike Hire

    The Automatic Bike Hire Stations are self-service​ hassle free bike hire system similar to a vending machine - open 24 hours everyday. There are two locations at D Albora Marina Nelson Bay and at The Visitor Information Center (VIC) , si…

  11. 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…