Travel Alert


Destination Port Stephens (DPS) is working closely with Tourism Australia and Destination NSW to bring you up to date travel information. We are following the advice and regulations set out by the Australian GovernmentNSW Department of Health and the NSW Government

Travel restrictions have been lifted and holidays are allowed but you will need to comply with the rules of your home state and local government area. You can read more about the border closures here. Everyone is encouraged to exercise personal responsibility for personal hygiene and social distancing to prevent community transmission. 

As with any trip, we encourage all travellers to seek the most updated travel information relating to their destination prior to departure. Please ensure you call your planned accommodation venue, attractions and book into or check restaurants to ensure they will be open and confirm your bookings before travelling.

We are looking forward to welcoming everyone back and are following the guidelines and regulations as set out by the NSW Government. We're also encouraging everyone to exercise social distancing to keep all our community and visitors safe.

Online purchases for travel are available, however, if you are in doubt we recommend you contact the business direct or the Visitor Information Centre on 1800 808 900. 

The Port Stephens Visitor information Centre is open Monday - Sunday from 9am - 4pm.

Top tips - 

  • Sit back, relax and enjoy your break
  • Be a conscious traveler
  • Smile and say hi
  • Be patient
  • Maintain social distancing
  • Shop local
  • Be kind
  • Be sure to pre-book

For all overseas travel enquiries relating to the current COVID-19 (coronavirus) please visit the Smart Traveller Site.