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Nelson Bay overview

Nelson Bay is a friendly place, distinct for its beaches and known for its marina and spas. You'll enjoy the abundant cafe and dining choices. Soak up some sunshine at Dutchies Beach and Bennetts Beach Hawks Nest. A stop at places like d'Albora Marinas Nelson Bay and Gan Gan Hill Lookout will create some memories. A family-friendly area, Nelson Bay also has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Nelson Bay

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Nelson Bay has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Nelson Bay with Hotels.com by checking our online maps. These display the areas and neighbourhoods around all Nelson Bay hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Nelson Bay hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Nelson Bay

Fly in to Newcastle, NSW (NTL-Williamtown), 18.3 mi (29.5 km) from central Nelson Bay. Sydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 100.8 mi (162.3 km) away.

What to see around Nelson Bay

Fun activities are on hand like a marina and spas, along with attractions such as:
  • • d'Albora Marinas Nelson Bay
  • • Soldiers Point Marina
  • • Oakvale Farm and Fauna World
It's notable for its beaches and favourite places for nature lovers that include:
  • • Dutchies Beach
  • • Bennetts Beach Hawks Nest
  • • Samurai Beach
Here are some local highlights:
  • • Gan Gan Hill Lookout
  • • Fly Point Marine Reserve
  • • Nelson Head Lighthouse
  • • Toboggan Hill Park
  • • Heritage Light House Cottage

When to visit Nelson Bay

Wondering which time of year to travel or what clothes to pack? Here are seasonal trends to help you with your planning:

Seasonal temperatures
  • January-March: 27°C day, 16°C night
  • April-June: 24°C day, 8°C night
  • July-September: 22°C day, 8°C night
  • October-December: 27°C day, 12°C night
Seasonal average rainfall
  • January-March: 9 cm
  • April-June: 9 cm
  • July-September: 7 cm
  • October-December: 8 cm
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