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Nelson Bay Golf Club Ltd

Location: Dowling St Nelson Bay

The Nelson Bay Golf Club is one of the main attractions in the water wonderland paradise of Port Stephens.

A superb 27 hole Championship Course, widely acclaimed as the “The Bush Course By The Sea”. The idyllic setting and the perfectly presented course offers players of all levels a challenging test of golf. Rated in Australia's top 50 Golf Courses for under $50.

Now offering KANGAROO ENCOUNTERS. Experience, photograph, enjoy and learn whilst walking amongst wild Eastern Grey Kangaroos and other unique Australian wildlife.

Bookings Essential please ring “Kangaroo Phil” 0438 615 136. Click here to Download Brochure!



Bounded by Tomaree National Park, this sand-based course in a tree-lined tranquil setting is not only a test of golf, but also a perfect escape to nature, with kangaroos, wallabies, native birds and goannas, a common sight on the course.

The fact that this is a sand based course means that its seldom closed or affected by wet weather. Good access to irrigation provides lush green fairways all year round.

Sport and entertainment for all your golfing needs in Ports Stephens plus snack bar and bistro.

Green Fees
18 Holes - Monday-Friday -$39.00
Saturday, Sunday & Public Holidays - $44.00
9 Holes - $24.00 ($21.00 after 4pm)
Saturday, Sunday & Public Holidays -$29.00 ($24 after 4pm)

For membership information, check out the More Information section at the top of this page.

Competition costs for NBGC visitors is $27

Ask about our discounts for groups. Bookings essential. Tourist features include whale and dolphin watch cruises, beach safaris, Myall Lakes cruises and Hunter Valley wineries. Book our auditorium with its pleasant views, catering, bar service, regular entertainment, weddings*, 21st or other special birthdays, anniversaries and conferences. Seating for up to 250. Clubhouse capacity 400 persons. * Marriage ceremonies (certain times), wedding photo locations and reception services. • Tuition in groups (clinics) can be arranged for beginners, ladies and juniors. • Demonstration clubs. • Hire of motorised carts, sets of clubs and pull buggies. Competitions • Ladies: Tues, Thurs, Fri and Sun. • Mens: Wed, Fri, Sat and Sun. Visitors may book into the comp 7 days prior. Competition cost for visitors is $27. Prepare for your game on the practice fairway, in the driving nets, and on the putting green. Choose from 3 courses, GYMEA LILY, BRUSH BOX, or CHRISTMAS BUSH, each par 72. Sport and entertainment covering all your golfing needs while in Port Stephens. Also incorporates a snack bar and bistro. Resident wallabies & wildlife.




Starting from Raymond Terrace:
Estimated Distance: 15 km (21 Mins).

Take the 2nd exit (turning left) at ROUNDABOUT > NELSON BAY RD, SALT ASH
Estimated Distance: 25 km (37 Mins).

Phone: 49811132
Fax: 4981 2412

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Ranked #9 of 12 Outdoor Activities in Nelson Bay

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"Different, challenging type of golf course."

4/5 Very good Reviewed 1 month ago

"27 holes. We played 10-27. Not your traditional style of golf course. Only get to use the driver on a few holes. Very much a positional, plot your way around the course type set up, which I think is..." more »

PBJ17, Brisbane

"Beautiful & Friendly"

5/5 Excellent Reviewed 1 month ago

"WOW what a beautiful picturesque golf course, sure it's had a few problems with the exceptionally hot humid weather but obviously has very diligent course staff. The temporary clubhouse has an..." more »

RussellSydney, Sydney

"Nice Course"

4/5 Very good Reviewed 2 months ago

"We played 2 rounds there over the weekend and found the course mainly in good shape, but they appear to have a problem with their greens with quite a few having bare patches and some seeming quite..." more »

David W,

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