There's something for everyone at Seaside Holiday Resort in Fingal Bay!
Free is the best price when it comes to a budget family holiday. But when it comes to the views of the Tomaree National Park, you’ll think they’re absolutely priceless. You can complete the Tomaree Head Summit walk, a 1km track that takes you right to the top of Tomaree Head in a medium-intensity trail-walk. Once at the top, enjoy the spectacular views of the Port Stephens area. Throughout the winter months, this is one of the best ways to do some whale-watching.
Not keen on the climb but still want to watch whales? Fisherman’s Bay and Boat Harbour are the best places to spot humpback whales as they migrate north between May and July.
There are a tonne of activities for you to take advantage of the beautiful beaches around the Port Stephens area. Port Stephens Paddlesports have a range of activities and tours to do. Including stand up paddle-boarding, kayaking, water bikes and they'll even organise picnics for you too.
Operating in two different locations: Shoal Bay and Nelson Bay. The Shoal Bay location operates between September and May (weather permitting), trading days and hours vary according to season so it’s always best to contact them to book your experience. The Nelson Bay location is a ‘pop up’ operation situated within walking distance of the CBD and the busy Marina precinct and very close by to Fly Point and other neighbouring Marine Park Sanctuary Zones.
A great sport to grab breakfast or lunch with an absolutely breath-taking view over Port Stephens, you won't be disappointed with this little gem, Inner Light Tea Rooms.
Open 7 days a week from 9.00am to 4.00pm for morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea. With a simple menu, their focus is on producing tasty food and good coffee to compliment the amazing views.
An easy 10 minute drive from the resort, pop up and take in the water views with a quick bite to eat.
Fancy yourself a bit of an underwater explorer? One of the best diving spots in Port Stephens is Fly Point. This place is full of beautiful fish, shipwrecks and a fancy few things left by locals for tourists to find. Snorkelling is the best way to discover Fly Point, and it should be dived around high tide.
There are several other dive spots littered around the bay – which you can discover at your own leisure or in a group. Feet First Dive offer classes in introductory diving, as well as providing equipment to hire. If you’re keen on snorkelling and diving the beautiful waters of Port Stephens, pop in to Feet First Dive and they’ll point you in the right direction!
Though this activity isn’t suited for toddlers, children ages 8 and up who are strong swimmers and have some experience snorkelling, or are with an experienced snorkeler, will enjoy this experience.
Fly Point is located between Nelson Bay and Little Beach with incredible sweeping views of the Bay. Facilities include public amenities, barbecues, picnic shelters and the amphitheater that plays hosts to various events throughout the year including moonlit movies, concerts and many more!
The Fly Point Aquatic Reserve is a haven for snorkellers and divers from around the globe. You can find schools of fish, dolphins, and sharks amongst the soft corals. There are also safe grounds for swimming.