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Thou Walla Sunset Retreat

Location: 2 Ridgeway Ave Soldiers Point

Surrounded by the calm waters of the bay and located only 10 minutes from the facilities and attractions of Nelson Bay is the award winning Thou Walla Sunset Retreat - Port Stephens Newest Retreat.

Reception hours are 8.15-5.00pm Please let us know if you are going to arrive outside of reception hours and we can make late arrival arrangements for you. Important things to note: We provide all linen, pillows and towels for FREE and our rates include 2 people ONLY.

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Thou Walla Sunset Retreat offers a quiet relaxing atmosphere and is perfect for that short break and even better for an extended stay. The retreat boasts a choice of headland or water views from one of the 33 luxury self contained villas or magnificent sunset views from our BRAND NEW Glamping Safari Tents. You can watch the sunset over the water from the comfort of your Villa or tent. Calm pristine waters surround the retreat with the Marina adjacent offering boat hire, fishing and boat ramp facilities. Directly across from the retreat are tennis courts for hire, nearby are cafes and take away conveniences.


  • Additional Features for people with disabilities
  • Balcony
  • Bath
  • Carpark
  • Clothes Airer
  • Cooking Facilities
  • DVD Player
  • Jetty
  • Linen Provided
  • Microwave
  • Private Fridge
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Spa
  • Television
  • Toaster
  • Verandah
  • Air Conditioning
  • Barbeque
  • Boat Ramp
  • Clock Radio
  • Conference Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Iron/ Ironing Board
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Marina Facilities
  • Private Bathroom
  • Private Television
  • Self contained
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tennis Court
  • Tour Desk
  • Water Views


Thou Walla Sunset Retreat is under New Management and is undergoing refurbishment. Discover a secret getaway on the beautiful Australian coast, a comfortable 2.5 hour drive from Sydney. Thou Walla Sunset Retreat is located at the tip of Soldiers Point, Ridgeway Avenue, New South Wales, 2317.




Once you get to Port Stephens:

Continue along Nelson Bay Road past Port Stephens Winery. Travel for 5kms until you reach the 1st Roundabout.
Turn left at the first roundabout onto Port Stephens Drive.
Follow this road until you come to another roundabout, near Bunnings Super Store, continue straight onto the next roundabout and then take a left hand turn onto Soldiers Point Rd.
Continue on this road right to the very end. (We are approx 1.5 kms past the Soldiers Point Bowling Club). Turn left past the tennis courts onto Ridgeway Avenue and you are there!!!

Rooms & Policies


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Grevillea Cabin

One bedroom Villa with a queen bed in bedroom and a double sofa bed double, TV and DVD in the living area. Separate bathroom. Full self-contained kitchen

Room Configuration: 1 Bedroom
Max # of Persons: 4

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Powered Van Sites

Van Sites including power and water. Maximum Van Length 20f (or call to enquiry)

Room Configuration: Powered Site
Max # of Persons: 2

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Seabreeze Standard Villa

Bedding Configuration includes either 1 Queen and 2 Singles or 1 Queen, 1 Single & 1 Sofa Bed. Fully equipped kitchen with living area including air-conditioning, TV, DVD, deck with outdoor furniture. All linen supplied. Views of the headland or front of park

Room Configuration: 2 Bedroom
Max # of Persons: 4

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Sunset Glamping Tent

Sunset Glaming Tents include; Kind Bed and Double Sofa Bed, Stunning electric Fireplace, TV, tea and coffee facilities, refrigerator, TV, ensuite with eco toilet, day bed and outdoor balcony setting. Well even throw in the most amazing water sunsets at no additional cost. Please keep in mind that the Glam Tents are in a slightly bush location to give an authentic camping experience. For this reason you should expect wildlife to be around.Glam Tents have an eco toilet (non flush able). We provide all guests with a key for the general amenities should they prefer flushing toilets.

Room Configuration: 1 Bedroom
Max # of Persons: 4

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Waterview Spa Villa

2 bedrooms, one with queen and the other either a double and single bed or a double bed. Large modern bathroom with spa bath, fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher and washing machine. Large living area with stunning electric Fireplace, air-conditioned in living area, TV, DVD, large decking with outdoor furniture. All linen supplied. Great Views.

Room Configuration: 2 Bedroom
Max # of Persons: 4

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Waterview Sunset Villa

2 x Queen bedrooms with ensuite, fully equipped kitchen, large living area with stunning electric fireplace, air conditioned. Large deck with outdoor furniture and views. TV, DVD and ALL linen supplied.

Room Configuration: 2 Bedroom
Max # of Persons: 4

Arrival Time: 14.00
Departure Time: 10.00
Hours: 8.15am - 5.00pm

Cancellation Policy

Please note - We are closed Christmas Day 25th December and New Years Day 1st January
No check-ins or check outs on these days!


TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

TripAdvisor Ranking

Ranked #2 of 2 Specialty lodging in Soldiers Point

TripAdvisor Traveller Reviews

"Sunset Weekend"

4/5 Very good Reviewed 1 month ago

"Four couples all good friends; had the satisfaction of staying at Thou Walla. Each set of couples shared two bedroom cabin accomodation. The layout was two double bedrooms, 1 bathroom with toilet and..." more »

Michele B, Sydney, Australia

"Awesome First Glamping!"

5/5 Excellent Reviewed 1 month ago

"Our first glamping experience and we loved it! We stayed over Christmas but did not find the resort at all busy but even if it was busy the tents are really well spaced out so are quite private..." more »

Kirsty A, Melbourne, Australia

"Slighly disappointed, however overall stay was OK"

3/5 Average Reviewed 1 month ago

"The pictures online looked amazing, so we booked a cabin for Australia Day long weekend. I made the booking for 2 adults and 1 child, however the cabin we got should really have only been for 2..." more »

Ash R,

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