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Melaleuca Surfside Backpackers

Location: 2 Koala Place Boat Harbour NSW 2316

Melaleuca is an architecturally designed, tranquil retreat, set on 6 acres of natural bush land. It has been created using wood and glass to maximise light, space and harmony with nature. Come and see the large variety of native wildlife including koalas, possums, frogs, sugar-gliders and kookaburras. A great place to chill back and relax, or get out and about to experience all the adventure activities in the Port Stephens area.



  • Camp Kitchen
  • Communal Fridge
  • Unpowered Sites
  • Carpark
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Communal Bathroom
  • Non-Smoking Indoors

Cancellation Policy

As per the Port Stephens Visitor Centre

Arrival Time: 14.00
Departure Time: 10.30

Phone: 02 4981 9422
Fax: 02 4981 9422
Mobile: 0427 200 950

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

TripAdvisor Ranking

Ranked #15 of 32 Specialty lodging in Port Stephens

TripAdvisor Traveller Reviews

"Highly recommended"

5/5 Excellent Reviewed 6 months ago

"Stayed here for 2 weeks in December 2015. It is really unfortunate that some reviewers have written negative reviews. Considering that the location is set amongst natural bushland, one would probably..." more »

thebridge18, Gunnedah, Australia

"Great place for chilling and surfing!"

4/5 Very good Reviewed 7 months ago

"I loved this place. I stayed there for a long time. first in a tent, then I moved to a dorm. Both beds were really good. The kitchen is very clean and equipped with good gear. The bathrooms could..." more »

Ann-Sophie V,

"Place has gone downhill in a big way"

1/5 Terrible Reviewed 10 months ago

"I went here for the weekend with 2 girlfriends, having stayed before and liking it enough for a second visit. Bad idea !! The place was like a creepy dilapidated ghost town when we arrived on Friday..." more »

peppercow, Melbourne, Australia

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