Nelson Bay is on the southern shore of Port Stephens on the North Coast of New South Wales Australia.
Nelson Bay is the ideal North Coast tourist destination for exploring the natural wonders and tourism attractions of Port Stephens, Hawkes Nest and Raymond Terrace nearby. The Hunter Valley wine district also makes an excellent day trip.
Port Stephens is Blue Water Paradise, the permanent home of 160 bottlenose dolphins, and port-in-passing for over 3000 migrating humpback whales. Don't miss the chance for some whale watching in season, it's an unforgettable experience.
Nearby National Parks offer many bushwalks and secluded coastal walking trails.