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.

Passionate, professional tour operators, who love what they do and love where they live, provide unique and entertaining experiences that are as varied as they are many. So there is no excuse for anyone to get bored, unless it’s a sand board, surf board or stand up paddle board.

Play golf like Tiger, feed the sharks, cuddle a koala, ride a camel, take the controls in a jet fighter, take off in a chopper, see whales, slide down a dune, swim with the dolphins, parasail, cycle down a mountain or have a surf lesson. Whether you’re the adventurous type or just looking for some good, safe family fun you’ll find something for everyone here in Port Stephens.

ANIMAL ATTRACTION. Feed baby animals, see how much a koala can bear, smile at a crocodile or get in the tanks and have a go at feeding the hand-raised sharks and rays at one of our award winning animal attractions.

TAKE FLIGHT. Feel the need for speed? Get the adrenalin pumping behind the controls of a WWII fighter at Fighter World.

SLIDE ‘N’ RIDE. Take a slide down Toboggan Hill or a 30m sand dune on a sandboarding tour. Ride a horse, camel, go kart, mountain bike, jet boat or quad bike.

SANCTUARY. Take an eco-tour at the Tilligerry Habitat Reserve - see koalas in their natural habitat and learn about bush tucker.

GOLF. With four championship golf courses, a driving range & mini golf, all you drivers, hookers and swingers won’t need to go a fairway to enjoy a round!

SHOPPING. Discover bespoke fashion, art & jewellery at boutique markets, ponder and wander around the Marina precinct or do your lolly shopping at King Street Confectionery.

TAKE A TOUR. Go bush with a coastal and national park guided mountain bike or walking tours ideal for beginners to serious hikers. Stay longer and visit wine country on a day tour.

Get instant access to the best of Port Stephens

  • Hot deals and special offers
  • News and events
  • Discounts
  • Travel tips
  • and more, direct to your inbox.