Top 20 Things To Do In Port Stephens This Winter

Port Stephens is best known for it’s beautiful blue waters, beaches and summer holidays but the hot weather is not all year round.

Winter in Port Stephens offers plenty to do over the cooler months making Port Stephens a great winter getaway destination. Whatever kind of holiday you are looking for, everyone can be entertained, thrilled or relaxed.

Port Stephens Accommodation offers a great range of accommodation for couples, families and groups.

Walks on the beach are always an option of course, but here are our top 20 suggested things to do in Port Stephens this winters. These activities showcase the diversity of experiences available, whether you are seeking adventure, relaxation or simply enjoying the natural beauty of the region.

Scenic views over Shoal Bay Beach, Zenith Beach, Wreck Beach and Box Beach in Port Stephens from Tomaree Head Summit.
  • Oakvale Farm – Hand feed a range of animals including kangaroos, sheep and goats. Bottle-feed the baby animals, pat a Koala and have a tour of the Farm on a big tractor. Great fun for everyone
  • Murray’s Brewery – Great food, great beer, amazing wine and entertainment on a weekend.  If beer is your thing then the guided tour of a boutique brewery and information talk is just for you.
  • Kookaburra and fish farm tour – Enjoy a beautiful lunch at this tranquil and amazing location surrounded by ponds full of Barramundi. Have a tour of the fish farm and meet Big Barry
  • Whale watch cruise or whale spotting walk – Cooler weather brings the Whales from the South up past Port Stephens. Join a cruise or go whale spotting from the coast line. Amazing experience you can not miss.
  • Bike hire – Hire a bike and ride the bike tracks of Port Stephens. From Fingal Bay through to Bagnalls Beach a great way to explore Port Stephens and exercise at the same time.
  • Food and wine experience trail – Port Stephens offers great food and wine experiences all within short distance from The Retreat. Our pick would be Little Beach Boathouse, Crest Birubi Beach, Nice, Holberts Oysters, Nelson Bay Fish Market and Inner Light Tea Rooms.
  • Dinner cruise with Moonshine cruises – Enjoy a seafood buffet dinner onboard Moonshadow followed by a cruise around the bay with onboard entertainment. Sit back, relax and enjoy a night out.
  • Toboggan Hill Park – Offering indoor and out door activities Toboggan Hill Park is fantastic for all ages and offers a great choice of activities and games. Plus Hot Ice skating!
  • Fighter world – Dedicated to preserving the proud history of fighter aircraft operations in the Royal Australian Air Force. Completely undercover and a great collection of historic memorabilia.
  • Go karting -The biggest, fastest and most exciting 4-stroke go kart hire track
  • Camel ride on Birubi beach – An amazing experience and brilliant photo opportunity take a camel ride of Birubi Beach through the sand dunes and down the beach.

These activities showcase the diversity of experiences available in Port Stephens during winter, whether you’re seeking adventure, relaxation, or simply enjoying the natural beauty of this coastal region.