Experience all things to do at Nelson Bay

Explore, dine and unwind

Vue invites you to embark on a journey of discovery along the pristine shores of Nelson Bay. From coastal vibes to the scenic trails, let the rhythm of the bay guide your exploration. Experience all the things to do at Nelson Bay with Vue.

d'Albora Marina Nelson Bay

d’Albora Marina Nelson Bay is the vibrant hub of the local area. The marina is a social epicentre, hosting Nelson Bay market events and festivals. Feast at countless dining options, discover fresh seafood or international cuisines, all with a waterfront view.

Beaches Nelson Bay and beyond

Explore the diverse tapestry of beaches within a short distance from the heart of Nelson Bay. Here is a short list of just some of the beaches Nelson Bay has to offer. Let the waves, sand and good vibes beckon you to explore and decide on the best beach in Nelson Bay for yourself.

Little Beach Reserve

Perhaps not the best beach in Nelson Bay, but by far one of the most popular. A family-friendly spot with calm waters, park facilities and a relaxed atmosphere. 1 km from Nelson Bay.

Dutchmans ‘Dutchies’ Beach

A serene oasis with calm waters and white sands, perfect for family picnics. 2 km from Nelson Bay.

Bagnal's Beach

A hidden gem offering tranquillity and scenic beauty away from the crowds. 3 km from Nelson Bay.

One-Mile Beach

One of the best beaches in Nelson Bay’s surrounding area for both relaxation and water activities. 6 km south of Nelson Bay.

Birubi Beach

A vast expanse of golden sands and dunes, popular for camel rides, 4-wheel driving and sunset views. 15 km from Nelson Bay.

Wildlife and nature

Whale and dolphin cruise Nelson Bay

One of the most popular things to do at Nelson Bay is experience an enchanting dolphin cruise. Select an array of providers, each offering unique packages that promise an unforgettable marine experience. Nelson Bay holidays are not quite the same without a front-row view of playful dolphins in their natural habitat.

Tomaree Head Summit walk

Journey to the summit of Tomaree Head, one of the most popular activities Nelson Bay has to offer. Soaring 161m above the Port Stephens, you’ll be captivated by unrivalled views of Port Stephens and its coastline. Spot majestic whales between May and November.

Oakvale Wildlife Park

Visit Oakvale Wildlife Park for one of the most popular things to do in Nelson Bay for families. Delight in up-close encounters with a diverse array of animals. Engage in feeding sessions, interactive shows and experiences that captivate visitors of all ages. With spacious grounds, it’s one of the best Nelson Bay activities for family and groups.

Port Stephens Koala Sanctuary

Step into the world of koalas. When searching for unique things to do in Nelson Bay for families, you can’t go past you can witnessing a behind-the-scenes look at care for sick and injured koalas here. Every family tour includes educational insights from local ambassadors, making it a day of discovery and care for these iconic Australian creatures.

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