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While the waterways and the sand dunes are undoubtedly major attractions in Port Stephens, the area has so much more to see and do. Check out our Top 10 things to do.

Visit botanic gardens, sample fresh local produce, meet our local wildlife, get a birdseye view from high above on a parasail or helicopter. Experience the thrill of a horseback or camel ride, toboggan ride or go-kart race.

Explore all that Port Stephens has to offer. Book your tours here.

 

Sams Fig & Olive

Sams Fig & Olive

With 800 olive and 550 fig trees the produce is sold on the farm between January and April each year when a large variety of beautiful marinated olives, extra virgin olive oil, home-made jams, pickles and sauces are available.

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Medowie Macadamias

Medowie Macadamias

Medowie

Enjoy the tranquil surrounding of Port Stephens only Macadamia farm while indulging in a fine selection of Macadamia products. Open 9am to 5pm daily.

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Bay Bike Hire

Bay Bike Hire

Port Stephens is great for cyclists and bike riders from serious mountain bikers right through to families who enjoy a safe and scenic bike ride. A Port Stephens bike ride offers amazing views and very little traffic (after all we only have single lane roads and only one se...

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David Grahams Golf Complex

David Grahams Golf Complex

David Grahams Golf Complex is family fun for everyone. It has a 20 hole putt putt fully covered and lit for night golf, a 260m driving range covered and fully lit, a par 3 Golf Course for everyone from the experienced golfer wanting to improve their iron game to the compl...

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Hunter Regional Botanic Gardens

Hunter Regional Botanic Gardens

Port Stephens

140 Hectares of land, the Gardens feature themed gardens, thousands of native plants, walking trails, guided tours, picnic area, cafe and is used as a wedding venue.

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Nelson Bay Tennis Club Inc

Nelson Bay Tennis Club Inc

Nelson Bay

Tennis club for social and tournament play. Coaching available and juniors encouraged. Club kiosk selling tennis gear and refreshments. Veteran group very active.

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Kembali Imports

Kembali Imports

Salamander Bay

Kembali Imports range from everyday practical to exotic & unique. A rich selection of furniture carvings arts & crafts from Bali personally selected by our buyers. Beautiful pieces at exceptional prices.

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Nelson Bay Cinemas

Nelson Bay Cinemas

Port Stephens

Nelson Bay Cinema Complex, Latest technology, D.T.S. Sound. 24hr information line 4981 2320

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Nelson Head Inner Lighthouse Cottage

Nelson Head Inner Lighthouse Cottage

Nelson Bay

National Trust classified the inner lighthouse is suitable for all the family. It offers a mini maritime museum souvenir shop morning tea lunch and afternoon tea. Open daily from 10am-4pm.

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Choyez at the Bay

Choyez at the Bay

Nelson Bay

Choyez is a french word meaning 'to pamper and to cherish". We provide hair, make up and skin care consultations. As well as luxurious treatments of the highest quality each and every time you visit. Our dedication to ongoing training enables us to provide the latest techni...

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Body & Soul Spa Retreat

Body & Soul Spa Retreat

Body & Soul Spa Retreat located in Salamander Bay, Port Stephens, offers a relaxed and tranquil setting, cocooned in lush tropical garden, encircled by the magnificent resort lagoon pool of the Oaks Pacific Blue Resort. You can experience Body & Soul Spa Retreat's luxury day...

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Port Stephens Community Arts Centre

Port Stephens Community Arts Centre

Port Stephens

Open 10am-4pm daily. Features displays of oil and watercolour paintings pottery china and quilting with a range of souvenirs available for sale.

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Pacific Dunes Golf Club

Pacific Dunes Golf Club

Port Stephens

GOLF: Pacific Dunes offers a stunning 18 hole championship golf course set in the heart of Port Stephens. It has quickly established a reputation for being among the best premier golf venues in New South Wales. The course will provide a challenge for those that dare whilst s...

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Nelson Bay Golf Club Ltd

Nelson Bay Golf Club Ltd

Port Stephens

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 c...

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Tomago House & Chapel (National Trust NSW Aust)

Tomago House & Chapel (National Trust NSW Aust)

Port Stephens

Set in spacious grounds Tomago House is a fine residence built in the 1840 s. Open every Sunday 11am to 3pm. Available for tours and special functions. Tomago House & Chapel are 4 kms off the Pacific Hwy north of Newcastle (take the Hexham turn off

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Gloucester & Great Lakes

Gloucester & Great Lakes

Adventure in the Region ... Not only does Port Stephens bring out your adventurous side with so many activities to keep you excited from sandboarding and quad biking on the 70 metre high sand dunes to swimming with dolphins in our blue water paradise. Not too far away in ...

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Salamander Shopping Centre

Salamander Shopping Centre

Salamander Bay

Salamander Bay Shopping Centre is a sub-regional shopping centre located approximately 60km to the north-east of Newcastle and is the main retail centre of the Tomaree Peninsula. Salamander Bay Shopping Centre is anchored by Kmart, Woolworths and Target Country and offers ov...

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Toboggan Hill Park

Toboggan Hill Park

Nelson Bay

Toboggan Hill Park offers serious fun for all ages, all year and all weather. Control the speed on the l km Toboggan Run, climb the Indoor Rock Wall, skate on Hot Ice.. if you dare!!

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Holberts Oyster Supplies

Holberts Oyster Supplies

Salamander Bay

Choose Holberts Oysters. Our quality oysters are carefully nurtured in the pristine waters within Port Stephens and shucked fresh daily. You can enjoy this wonderful dining experience in many of Port Stephens restaurants.

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Nelson Bay Bowling & Recreation Club Ltd

Nelson Bay Bowling & Recreation Club Ltd

Nelson Bay

Superb dining and bar facilities together with a number of versatile function and meeting rooms catering for up to 300 people combine to provide a one stop recreation venue. From weekly live entertainment to concerts and shows, the club has all you need for a great night ou...

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Cookabarra Restaurant and Fish Farm

Cookabarra Restaurant and Fish Farm

Bobs Farm

Whether you are looking for a place to celebrate an occasion, taking a break on a road trip or just a casual get together, you will find the Cookabarra Restaurant Nelson Bay is an ideal location. With a large air conditioned dining room, opening through extensive concertina...

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Tomaree Aquatic Centre

Tomaree Aquatic Centre

Salamander Bay

Tomaree is a Port Stephens Council owed community aquatic centre. For further enquiries please contact our centre. Programs & services offered are Learn to swim, aqua aerobics, squad coaching, water polo, volley ball, swim club and cafe. Our facilities include a 50 metre out...

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Wests Nelson Bay Diggers

Wests Nelson Bay Diggers

Nelson Bay

Enjoy fantastic dining options at Wests Nelson Bay Diggers including the all new Cantina Mexican restaurant where you can enjoy favourites such as tacos and fajitas, or try something new such as the hacienda pie. For diners with a healthy appetite, the Big-Ass Burrito is mor...

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Port Stephens Go Karts

Port Stephens Go Karts

Port Stephens

Located just 15 minutes from Nelson Bay Port Stephens Go-Karts offer a Go-Kart track and picnic area.

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Bay SUP

Bay SUP

Nelson Bay

Your one-stop-shop for Standup paddle (SUP) equipment, accessories, lessons and demonstrations

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Horizons Golf Resort

Horizons Golf Resort

Salamander Bay

Take the Horizons Challenge ~ For a taste of the best of the Hunter Region lifestyle, Horizons Golf Resort has become a premier destination for locals and visitors alike. For those who enjoy a golfing challenge, Horizon's championship course offers a test for players of all ...

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Fighter World

Fighter World

Williamtown

Port Stephens’ largest indoor activity is dedicated to preserving Australia’s proud military aviation heritage. Fighter World is a family friendly and totally ‘hands on’ experience. Located at Newcastle Airport, adjacent to the RAAF Base, visitors can walk-around an...

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C3 Spectrum Church

C3 Spectrum Church

CAFE – GIFTSHOP – GALLERY – NURSERY – CONFERENCE CENTRE Located on 4 acres of landscaped gardens, only 1min drive from the famous Stockton Sand Dunes. Enjoy the Garden Cafe serving all day breakfast and gourmet lunch with free Wi-fi, whilst the kids play in the ou...

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Port Stephens Shell Museum

Port Stephens Shell Museum

Port Stephens

Explore the fascinating displays of rare and lovely shells. Also a range of giftware. Open daily 9am to 5pm. Admission 50cents children free.

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Port Stephens - Great Lakes Marine Park

Port Stephens - Great Lakes Marine Park

Come on in, the water’s fine! One of Australia’s most extraordinary marine playgrounds – the Port Stephens – Great Lakes Marine Park is located within the Mid-North Coast. Whether you like to dive, snorkel, boat, fish, surf, swim or explore, you won’t believe the i...

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The Palms Golf Course Port Stephens

The Palms Golf Course Port Stephens

Bobs Farm

Friendly, family atmosphere in quiet, pleasant location. Light snacks, coffee and refreshments. Fully licensed bar available, BBQ facilities and cart hire.

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Oakvale Farm & Fauna World

Oakvale Farm & Fauna World

Get up close and personal with farm animals and native fauna. Cuddle koalas, milk a cow, ride a tractor, see snakes and crocodiles plus more. There’s a kiosk and BBQ facilities for the perfect day out.

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Shoal Bay Bike Hire

Shoal Bay Bike Hire

Port Stephens

A network of cycle paths claimed to be the finest in the Hunter Region run through this tree lined and mainly traffic free routes, surrounded by vast stretches of unspoilt Beaches of golden sand. The area is ideal for cycling, swimming and Fishing . Hourly, Daily and Weekly ...

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The Avocado Farm / Stall

The Avocado Farm / Stall

Season: June to mid January for avocados, macadamia nuts and local honey. We have antique furniture and unique craft. Bus groups welcome, bookings essential.

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Soldiers Point Bowling Club

Soldiers Point Bowling Club

Soldiers Point

* Great Live Entertainment * Competitive Bar Prices * TAB and Keno Facilities * Blue Swimmer Bistro (Open 7 days) * Bingo and Raffles * Functions Welcome * Kids Club * Well Stocked Bottleshop * 3 Beautiful Greens * Friendly Atmosphere ...

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Clans on the Coast Celtic Festival

Clans on the Coast Celtic Festival

Port Stephens

Marching Parade of Pipe Bands and Clans, Solo Piping Competition, Dancing Displays and Choirs. Clan Marquees, Food and beverages, Variety of stalls. East Coast Stongman Championships hosting overseas competitors, Aust. Medieval Gould Fight Group. Amateur Strongmen/women even...

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Fingal Bay Bowls Sports & Rec Club Ltd

Fingal Bay Bowls Sports & Rec Club Ltd

Fingal Bay

Welcome To Fingal Bay Sports & Recreation Club Come in and enjoy a range of activities & facilities from bowls, bingo and raffles to live entertainment & special promotions & accommodation. We have Mens, Womens or Mixed Bowls most days, 2 great greens, one synthetic and on...

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Family fun

Sand Boarding on the dunes, Dolphin spotting on our pristine waterways, Koala spotting, hire a bike, Learn to surf … these are just some of the great attractions to keep all the family happy.  

 

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