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Nelson Bay

Nelson Bay is a small coastal resort town located in the Port Stephens section of Australia. This area is known for its various tourist attractions like the Fly Point aquatic reserve, along with dolphin and whale watching cruises. Another popular bay amenity is the elevated landscape of Nelson Head. Nelson Head is located at the eastern end of the bay, and is home to the historic Inner Lighthouse that has been a favourite amongst tourists, and locals for a number of decades. Those that make their way to Nelson Bay will have a fantastic experience.

  • Book a whale and dolphin watch cruise with the Moonshadow Cruise line; this spectacular three-hour cruise will involve touring the Port Stephens waters on the largest whale watch vessel, which is the majestic Moonshadow V.
  • Receive scuba diving and snorkelling lessons through the Lets Go Adventures dive organization; your experience with Lets Go Adventures will include scuba diving, snorkelling, and free diving in Nelson Bay.
  • Play a couple rounds of golf at the Port Stephens Nelson Bay Golf Club; the 27-hole championship golf course is open to visitors and members Monday through Sunday.

Those visiting the Port Stephens area can do so by making flight reservations through the Newcastle Airport (20-25 minutes away from Nelson Bay). Visitors can explore several modes of transportation from the airport to their Nelson Bay resort lodge. You can take a taxi or shuttle from this air travel hub to the bay. Other methods of transportation to this resort town include cruise ship, bus, and train. The Country Link rail service provides transportation throughout the region, including Port Stephens. Once you reach your destination, you will be able to get around by foot or boat.

Hotels in Nelson Bay

16 hotels in Nelson Bay, AU

1 The Nelson Resort and Conference Centre

4 stars
3.5 / 5 17 reviews

3-7 Government Road Map

Whether in Nelson Bay for business or leisure, travellers find ideal base at the stylish accommodations of The Nelson Resort and Conference Centre. This modern boutique-style resort is within... More

2 Oaks Lure Apartments Nelson Bay

4 stars
4.2 / 5 64 reviews

20 Tomaree Street Map

Featuring modern accommodations close to must-see Nelson Bay attractions, Oaks Lure Apartments Nelson Bay offers an ideally situated sanctuary for holidaymakers in this part of Australia. While in... More

3 Beaches Serviced Apartments

4 stars
4.3 / 5 4 reviews

12 Gowrie Avenue Map

Engulfed with crystal waters, pristine beaches and heavenly year round climate makes the Beaches Serviced Apartments in beautiful Port Stephens a recreational haven for people from all walks of... More

4 Admiral Nelson Motor Inn

3 stars
3.5 / 5 2 reviews

18 Gowrie Avenue Map

Featuring an outdoor swimming pool, The Admiral Nelson Motor Inn offers modern luxury suites with free cable TV, heating and air conditioning. The tour desk can arrange dolphin and... More

5 Nelson Bay Bed and Breakfast

4 stars
Not yet reviewed

81 Stockton Street Map

Nelson Bay Bed and Breakfast is located in the heart of Port Stephens in the township of Nelson Bay. Just 800 metres to the centre of town you have the convenience of walking to restaurants,... More

6 Nelson Towers Motel

3 stars
4.0 / 5 1 reviews

71 Victoria Road Map

Nelson Towers Motel offers simply furnished accommodations with convenient facilities positioned in the heart of Nelson Bay, suitable for travellers seeking a tranquil holiday in Port Stephens.... More

7 Port Stephens Motor Lodge

3 stars
Not yet reviewed

44 Magnus Street Map

Port Stephens Motor Lodge is located in a cool, shady parkland setting and is a short stroll through the adjoining park to the beach across the road. The marina, shops, restaurants and local... More

8 Peninsula Nelson Bay

4 stars
Not yet reviewed

52 Shoal Bay Road Map

Peninsula Nelson Bay contains our Deluxe/Standard/Executive room types. The well appointed Deluxe rooms contain new furnishings, new king size beds, sofa bed and a balcony. Our Spacious standard... More

9 Marty's at Little Beach

4 stars
4.7 / 5 3 reviews

Cnr Gowrie ave & Intrepid Close Map

You will be pleasantly surprised at the style, elegance and quality - not to mention the affordability! The well traveled owners recognise that a truly memorable stay is not just about the quality... More

10 Anne's Waterfront Haven B&B

4 stars
Not yet reviewed

44A Danalene Parade Map

Featuring stylish bed-and-breakfast accommodation strategically set in the heart of Port Stephens, Anne's Waterfront Haven B&B makes for a suitable starting point for exploring the vibrant area.... More