Port Stephens

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Port Stephens is a large natural harbour that is well known for its beautiful beaches and sand dunes. Named by Captain Cook back in 1770 Port Stephens covers an area of roughly 119 square metres and is actually larger than the Sydney Harbour.

Port Stephens is approximately a 2.5 hour drive from Sydney and an hour from Newcastle making it an ideal getaway. Nelson Bay and Anna Bay are two popular suburbs of the region. While Stockton Beach is famous thanks to the MV Sygna Shipwreck and Tin City which is a post World War II community.

There are many popular activities available in Port Stephens such as Dolphin Watch Cruises, Whale Watching, Sandboarding 4WD tours, Parasailing and Quad Bike Adventures on the dunes. It is a great destination for families, couples and solo travellers!

Because Port Stephens is such a fantastic place to visit accommodation in the region books out fast particularly over Christmas and New Years. If you are considering making Port Stephens your next holiday destination it is best to book early. Getting in for the local attractions is generally easy as there are frequent departures but during summer months pre-booking is recommended.

If you are considering having a break and want to relax in the sun why not consider Port Stephens as your next holiday destination? You will fall in love with Port Stephens and will be drawn to its stunning bays and beaches!

Find out more about this destination: Port Stephens

For a list of things to do in this area: Port Stephens Tours


Posted By rachel-coxsen on 19th October 2012

Updated : 28th June 2017 | Words : 257 | Views : 4738

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