2 days in Nelson Bay & Shoal Bay Itinerary

2 days in Nelson Bay & Shoal Bay Itinerary

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Nelson Bay
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Shoal Bay
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Nelson Bay

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Nelson Bay is a suburb of the Port Stephens local government area in the Hunter Region of New South Wales, Australia. You've now added Sand Dune Safaris to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): see Sand Dune Safaris, then tour the pleasant surroundings at One Mile Beach, and then examine the collection at Port Stephens Shell Museum.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Nelson Bay online trip planner.

Sydney to Nelson Bay is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Nelson Bay are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Shoal Bay.

Things to do in Nelson Bay

Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

Port Stephens Shell Museum, One Mile Beach, Sand Dune Safaris
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Sand Dune Safaris ©
Sand Dune Safaris
One Mile Beach ©
One Mile Beach
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Port Stephens Shell Museum

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Shoal Bay

Shoal Bay ©
Your day by day itinerary now includes Tomaree Head as well as Shoal Bay SUP. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Tomaree Head, take a memorable tour with Shoal Bay SUP, then identify plant and animal life at Winda Woppa Reserve, then enjoy the sand and surf at Jimmy's Beach, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Zenith Beach.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Shoal Bay online tour itinerary planner.

Shoal Bay is just a stone's throw from Nelson Bay. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in April, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Shoal Bay

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Hawks Nest
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Zenith Beach ©
Zenith Beach
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Jimmy's Beach
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Shoal Bay SUP

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