Port Stephens, Holidays and Travel
Port Stephens has everything you are looking from a desirable holiday destination. With its array of activities, attractions, entertainment, dining and accommodation every aspect of the perfect holiday is waiting for you at Port Stephens. Port Stephens is a large natural harbour located about two hours drive north of Sydney. The harbour entrance is through two volcanic hills, opening out into an area of approximately 119 square kilmetres, and is larger than Sydney Harbour.
Port Stephens in the Hunter region has a large range of activities to choose from in this sun drenched playground that includes jet skiing, sailing, diving, parasailing, fishing, dolphin and whale watching to just name a few. But you may also be interested in the amazing snorkelling adventures that you can experience, along with tobogganing, kayaking, surfing, trail rides, golfing, bush walking, cycling, horse riding, quad biking and 4x4 driving on the sand dunes, Hunter Valley wine tours, camel rides and so much more!
Port Stephens has some excellent golf courses that are all located within a short 15 minute drive from all of the accommodation houses within the area, as are some award winning wineries. The Port Stephens Winery is the original local winery which was established back in 1984, and in addition to the quality, locally produced wines available for tasting daily, they also showcase boutique wines from small independently owned Australian wineries. The Hunter Valley is just a short drive from Port Stephens where there are plenty of cellar doors and delightful restaurants to tempt your tastebuds .
Whether you are looking to spend the day lazing on the golden sandy beaches while the kids play happily or set out on an exciting new whale watching adventure where you can see the migrating whale at play, there is an endless list of things to see and do when you come to Port Stephens. You can look forward to a holiday of relaxation and pampering of the body, mind and soul or a holiday where you can really get out and about and enjoy the great outdoors.
You may like to send the rest of the family off on an exploring adventure through the surrounding National Parks while you book yourself in for a pampering session at one of the day spas or even check out the variety of shops lining the streets that entice you in and will give your wallet a great work-out! From the wafting aromatic smells that come from the cafes, bistros and restaurants and wonderful shopping treats to be found in Port Stephens, walking the streets is a delight within itself.