Port Stephens Hotels near Anna Bay
The sleepy beachside village of Anna Bay is one of the best destinations for fishing, surfing, and outdoor adventures in the Port Stephens area in New South Wales, Australia. The village has been less touched by commercialisation than some of the holiday resorts around here and is the gateway to 4WD excursions and sand boarding in the massive sand dunes of Stockton Beach. Anna Bay boasts of several kilometres of spectacular beach-lined coast nestled against bush land adorned with colourful native wildflowers. The quiet beaches are great for seasonal whale-watching and swimming in waters home to local dolphins. ... Read more »
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- Enjoy some of the best beaches for surfing in this Port Stephens area, such as the secluded One Mile Beach surrounded by sandy paths and the fishing hotspot Birubi Point.
- Go on a thrilling and heart-pounding 4WD, dune buggie, or motocross bike adventure through the huge sand dune system of Stockton Beach, with some dunes reaching over 30 metres in this large sandy playground in Port Stephens.
- Drive along the beach to visit the gigantic wreck of the Norwegian bulk carrier, Sygna, which crashed here in 1974.
Anna Bay is around 200 kilometres north of Sydney, which is less than a three-hour drive. There are daily private coaches that depart from various locations in Sydney to the Port Stephens area, including Anna Bay, dropping off passengers at the Port Stephens Coaches Depot. From the depot, there are several connecting busses that can take visitors to various spots in the village, such as Samurai Backpackers, Middle Rock, One Mile/Melaleuca, the boat harbour turn-off, Anna Bay School/shops, and Anna Bay Retreat/Emerald Tiki. There are also organised day-trips and cruises from Nelson Bay to Anna Bay.« Hide