Summer Coastal Activities

The Coastal Summer Activities Program offers free fun and educational activities relating to our unique coastal and marine environment.

BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL - Limited numbers. Phone the Nelson Bay Visitor Information Centre on 1800 808 900.

Seagrass Saunter : TUESDAY 5th January 2021

In an idyllic setting of sun, sand and seagrass come along to explore the importance of this “nursery of the sea”. Discover hidden inhabitants that you never knew were there such as baby squid, fish, prawns, crabs and more.
No age limit, suitable for all ages. All children MUST be accompanied by at least 1 adult. You will be wading but footwear MUST be worn in the water. Bring hat/sunscreen. Registration will be 9:30am, download information.

Bugs, Beautiful Bugs Insect Walk : TUESDAY 12th January 2021

This free interactive workshop delves into the secret lives of insects and includes a field trip to find them in their own environment. Wear outdoor footwear and come along armed with your curiosity. Bring hat/sunscreen.
No age limit. Suitable for all ages. All children must be accompanied by an adult.
Registration at 9.00am, download information.

Rockpool Ramble : TUESDAY 12th January 2021

As the ocean retreats, discover the creatures that inhabit rocky shores in our area. Our local experts will help you find and identify these fascinating plants and animals and explain how we can minimise our impacts on these fragile beings. 
Suitable for children 8yrs and over + adults. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Shoes must be worn (no thongs). Will be walking over uneven surfaces and boulders and in water.
No swimming allowed whilst on this activity. Bring hat/sunscreen.
Registration at 1:30pm, download information.

NOTE - all participants must Covid Safe QR Check in using Service NSW app.


Summer Coastal Activities

Nelson Bay NSW 2315