7 days in Nelson Bay & Forster Itinerary

7 days in Nelson Bay & Forster Itinerary

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Nelson Bay
— 1 night
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Nelson Bay
— 2 nights
3
Forster
— 3 nights

1
night
Nelson Bay

Nelson Bay is a suburb of the Port Stephens local government area in the Hunter Region of New South Wales, Australia. Your day by day itinerary now includes Toboggan Hill Park as well as Kangaroo Encounters Guided Tours. On the 11th (Sat), explore the landscape on two wheels at Toboggan Hill Park, visit a coastal fixture at Nelson Head Heritage Lighthouse and Reserve, then make a trip to Gan Gan Lookout, then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and finally surround yourself with nature on Kangaroo Encounters Guided Tours. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Fighter World, then visit a coastal fixture at Point Stephens Lighthouse, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Tomaree Head.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Nelson Bay tour planner.

Sydney to Nelson Bay is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in July, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Nelson Bay.

Things to do in Nelson Bay

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Point Stephens Lighthouse, Fighter World, Tomaree Head
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Tomaree Head ©
Tomaree Head
Gan Gan Lookout ©
Gan Gan Lookout

2
nights
Nelson Bay

Nelson Bay ©
Your day by day itinerary now includes Toboggan Hill Park as well as Kangaroo Encounters Guided Tours. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): get interesting insight from Tours, then explore the landscape on two wheels at Toboggan Hill Park, then identify plant and animal life at Fly Point, and finally identify plant and animal life at Kangaroo Encounters Guided Tours. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the waterfront activity at D'Albora Marinas, then get to know the resident critters at Oakvale Wildlife Park, then see the interesting displays at Port Stephens Shell Museum, and finally admire all the interesting features of Barry Park.

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Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can drive to Forster.

Things to do in Nelson Bay

Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Barry Park, Oakvale Wildlife Park, Port Stephens Shell Museum, Off-Road Tours
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Toboggan Hill Park ©
Toboggan Hill Park
Oakvale Wildlife Park ©
Oakvale Wildlife Park
Off-Road Tours

3
nights
Forster

Forster is a coastal town in the Mid North Coast region of New South Wales, Australia, in the Mid-Coast Council LGA, about 308km north-north-east of Sydney. Cape Hawke Lookout has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): kick back and relax at Forster Main Beach, then get interesting insight from Tours, and then take some stellar pictures from Bennetts Head Lookout. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at One Mile Beach, stroll around Booti Booti National Park, and then take some stellar pictures from Cape Hawke Lookout.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Forster vacation builder tool.

Getting from Nelson Bay to Forster by car takes about 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 7°C. On the 17th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Forster

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Colin Wren Oysters
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Fishing Charters & Tours
One Mile Beach ©
One Mile Beach
Forster Main Beach ©
Forster Main Beach

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