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Louise Heginbotham3 years ago

Your Port Stephens guide to the school holidays!

Visiting Port Stephens for the holidays? With a huge range of things to see and do in this amazing city, you’re never short of activities! Whether you’re visiting with the family, by yourself or with your beloved pooch, there’s somewhere for everyone to stay in comfort and style. If you’re looking for some fun activities to keep the kids busy, or you just want a relaxing break in Port Stephens, we have found everything to see and do, as well as great places to stay to ensure you enjoy your holiday!

First thing’s first—you’re going to need somewhere to stay! Check out these amazing Port Stephens accommodation options.


Nelson Bay Breeze Holiday Apartments

Beautiful homely suites, Nelson Bay Breeze Holiday Apartments - Port Stephens
Beautiful homely suites, Nelson Bay Breeze Holiday Apartments – Port Stephens

If you’re after private, spacious and cosy apartments for your family, book an apartment with Nelson Bay Breeze Holiday Apartments. With the beautiful Port Stephens as your backdrop, and only 250 metres from the pristine beach, this accommodation option offers it all. Whether you’re holidaying by yourself, with your partner or the family, there’s an apartment here that suits your needs.

Their apartments feature air-conditioning, kitchenettes, spacious living areas, spa baths, FOXTEL TV and internet access, so you can be sure your stay at Nelson Bay Breeze Holiday Apartments will be hassle-free. With a saltwater, lagoon-style heated pool, you can have a splash with the family—even during the cooler months!
Where: 1 Trafalgar St, Nelson Bay NSW 2315


Port Stephens Accommodation

Enjoy spectacular views, Port Stephens Accommodation - Port Stephens
Enjoy properties with spectacular views, Port Stephens Accommodation – Port Stephens

Need a holiday agent that will allow your furriest family member along for your holiday? Talk to the lovely staff at Port Stephens Accommodation. With a huge range of properties available (more than 200!), there’s sure to be something to suit your requirements. Whether you’re looking for something close to the beach, something more secluded or a unit closer to restaurants and shops, the team at Port Stephens Accommodation can help.

Browse through the extensive property portfolio Port Stephens Accommodation offers—you’ll find homes, units, villas and apartments all available for booking. With a range of hot deals always being updated, you’re sure to find just what you need, and at a price that won’t hurt your hip pocket.
Where: 5 Stockton St, Nelson Bay NSW 2315


Now you’ve dropped your bags off and relaxed a little, it’s time to explore. Here are some great activities to do with the kids!


Snorkelling

If you’re not afraid of a little cold water, why not bring your snorkelling gear, along with your wetsuit, and experience the beauty under the waves. You’ll find a thriving underwater oasis at the famous Fly Point Park between Nelson Bay and Little Beach.

Explore on wheels

Grab the pushbikes for the family and get out into the sunshine—Port Stephens is a great place to explore by bike. From rugged mountain passes through to easy, family friendly coastal tracks, this is something everyone can enjoy! Forgot your bike? No problem, join a tour or hire a bike from one of the many kiosks.

Go for a hike

Port Stephens offers gorgeous lookouts that make hiking well worth it. Head up to the Tomaree Headland Lookout and take in the breathtaking views of Port Stephens and offshore islands. Give yourself about 45 minutes altogether for this amazing (and free) hiking trip.

Take advantage of the whale-watching season

Whale-watching season has just begun in Port Stephens, so this is the perfect time to organise a trip out to catch a glimpse of these spectacular mammals. There are also more than 140 bottlenose dolphins that call Port Stephens home, so you should be able to spot of few of them, too!


Hanging around Nelson Bay for much of your trip? Check out these amazing cafés for the perfect coffee!


Did we miss your favourite place to stay in Port Stephens? Let us know in the comments below!

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