Travel Information

Port Stephens, a destination waiting to be discovered, is a wonderful beach escape on a sparkling blue bay. Relax on one of 26 beautiful sandy beaches, meet the resident bottlenose dolphins, enjoy fun water sports, explore giant sand dunes and savour delicious waterfront places to eat. Port Stephens is made up of the towns and villages of Nelson Bay, Shoal Bay, Fingal Bay, Anna Bay, Lemon Tree Peninsula, Raymond Terrace, Karuah and surrounds.

From Sydney, it’s an easy two and a half hours drive north, 20 minutes from Newcastle Airport and offers daily coach transfers. 


Holiday Dates and Terms

It is not just a matter of planning when, but planning how you’re going to fit in a timetable of fun and adventure.


Information and Booking Centres

Allow the trained staff at Port Stephens Visitor Information and Booking Centres to assist in planning your getaway.


Getting Here

Port Stephens is a 2.5 hour drive north of Sydney and an easy 20 mins from Newcastle Airport. Port Stephens Coaches run daily coach transfers to and from Port Stephens.


Visitors Guide

This is the 2020 official guide for anyone planning a holiday in Port Stephens. Search for and book accommodation, research the range of activities, tours and restaurants and find all the information you need for your holiday in Port Stephens.



The trickiest part about travelling is working out what weather to expect and in turn, what to pack. Port Stephens weather is mild and very comfortable.

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