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Shirley you can't be serious!

Introducing one of Port Stephens' most popular resident dolphins - Shirley (or PS318)  You may well spot Shirley on a dolphin cruise around the bay.

 

Sea you soon!

Ready when you are!Well… we can probably all agree it’s been a mother of a year so far, but for all the testing times of travel restrictions, social distancing, toilet paper rationing...

 

Mum's the Word

Mum's the word! Win mum a 'future' getaway to beautiful Bannisters Port Stephens

 

Beyond the sand and water

It’s hard not to be swept up in the beautiful coastline of Port Stephens, but this region offers visitors more than just a beachside escape. From world-class golf courses to deluxe dining, trendy bars and spectacular wildlife activities, the area is renowned for its wonderfully diverse range of experiences.

 

Golfers paradise in Port Stephens

Looking for the perfect destination for a weekend escape? Stop searching, we’ve found it!

It’s time to stop depriving yourself and put the Port Stephens and Hunter Valley region on your must-do list for 2019.

 

There is still time to...

Holidays may be running out but there is still time to do so many things in Port Stephens.

A thrill seeking adventure, romantic getaway, sunset camel ride, sand surfing, glamping under the stars, a swim with wild dolphins. Whatever your theme the choice is endless.

 

Barefoot luxury accommodation arrives in Port Stephens.

A new dining and boutique luxury accommodation property has officially opened right on our doorstep! and Bannisters at Port Stephens lives up to all expectations.

 

What's The Big Attraction

There are so many things to see and do in Port Stephens. Of course, there are our obvious natural stunners - the beaches, the waterways, the dunes, the whales, the dolphins - but our holiday destination provides visitors with so many activities, attractions and tours that you may have to extend your stay to experience them all.

 

Looking for things to do in Port Stephens, NSW?

You've come to the right place! This beautiful seaside destination located just 2.5 hours to the north of Sydney or 1 hour to the north of Newcastle is known for its array of wonderful beaches, pristine waters and plenty of marine-focused things to see and do. Whale watching and dolphin swims are a key focus at Port Stephens, with a great chance to get out and see the whales during their migratory season just a short boat trip out from the harbour.

 

Beyond the beach in Port Stephens

Quiet coves and great surf beaches have been luring travellers to Port Stephens for generations – and rightly so. But this holiday spot is about more than sand and sunscreen.

 

Farmers of the Sea

This time of the year is peak season for creamy Port Stephens rock oysters. Forty local oyster growing families will come to town as part of the Farmers of The Sea. You won’t find fresher than freshly shucked and whole oysters, straight from the leases, at the tasting stalls of local oyster growers.

 

What to do in Port Stephens in winter: Beaches, coffee, wine and whales.

As we stand on a rocky headland overlooking the Pacific Ocean, we spot a whale and its calf. Moments later we see another, and then another; their distinctive spouts alerting us to their presence. Excitedly, we rush inside our beach house at Fishermans Bay, little realising the show has only just begun.

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