Port Stephens Extended Stays

Visiting Port Stephens for an extended stay? Port Stephens Accommodation can accommodate you for 2 to 84 days. If you are looking for an extended break to relax and unwind in Port Stephens, are on a work contract in Port Stephens, Williamtown, Newcastle or Tomago or if you are moving to the area and wanting… Continue reading Port Stephens Extended Stays

Port Stephens Bushwalks

Port Stephens is home to the Tomaree National Park, which covers an area of 2,400 hectares.Tomaree National Park has a number of dedicated and well maintained walking tracks, offering stunning views of native flora and the Pacific Ocean. Some walks include – Big Rocky (1.4 kilometres one way route/30 minutes each way/medium difficulty) – This… Continue reading Port Stephens Bushwalks

Port Stephens Surfing

Port Stephens has seven surf beaches (and many more sheltered water beaches in the Harbour, which are not so good for surfing but worth a mention) and is a mecca for local surfers and surfers travelling the East Coast of Australia. The most popular surf beaches are Fingal Bay, One Mile and Birubi (all patrolled in the warmer months), and there is also Zenith, Wreck and Box beaches at Shoal Bay. A… Continue reading Port Stephens Surfing

Why Families Love Port Stephens

Enjoyed by the likes of locals and tourists for its laid back lifestyle and beach culture, Port Stephens is a must visit destination for families. From animal encounters to aquatic experiences and bush walking adventures – there are so many reasons why families are drawn to this little slice of paradise. These are our favourite… Continue reading Why Families Love Port Stephens

Port Stephens Lawn Bowls

You will be hard pressed to find a better location for a lawn bowls trip! Port Stephens is located just 2.5 hours North of Sydney, 1 hour North of Newcastle and a short flight from Melbourne, Brisbane or the Gold Coast. Port Stephens is home to three bowling clubs; Nelson Bay, Soldiers Point and Fingal… Continue reading Port Stephens Lawn Bowls

Holidaying with Kids

Port Stephens is perfect for a family holiday. It is just 2.5 hours North of Sydney, 1 hour North of Newcastle, 1.5 hours from the Hunter Valley and a short flight from Melbourne, Brisbane or the Gold Coast (Newcastle Airport is actually in Port Stephens and only 30 minutes from Nelson Bay). What will you… Continue reading Holidaying with Kids

Golf in Port Stephens

Stay and Play in Port Stephens Port Stephens is the ideal destination for a golfing getaway. Base yourself in Port Stephens and you will have two championship courses close by (Nelson Bay and Horizons). There are also over ten extra golf courses within a hours drive or ferry trip (including Pacific Dunes Golf Club, Newcastle Golf… Continue reading Golf in Port Stephens

Port Stephens Blue Water Country Music Festival

Bringing the country to the coast… theBlue Water Country Music Festival is held over the long weekend in June each year and has a strong following of country music enthusiasts. A great event for a Winter weekend, there is always a busy program of music ranging from street buskers through to well known performers.  The Blue Water… Continue reading Port Stephens Blue Water Country Music Festival

How to get to Port Stephens

Port Stephens is on the East Coast of New South Wales, Australia and is approximately 220 kilometres North of Sydney (a 2.5 to 3 hours drive). Port Stephens is the name of the harbour (which is 2.5 times the size of Sydney Harbour and home to approximately 120 bottlenose dolphins year round), so there is… Continue reading How to get to Port Stephens

Christmas Holidays in Port Stephens

Having a great family holiday at Christmas time is an Australian tradition and with all the public holidays over Christmas and New Year it really won’t eat into your annual leave. So, where do you go? Do you really want to fill the car with luggage and kids and set off on an eight hour… Continue reading Christmas Holidays in Port Stephens