Hotels in Shoal Bay, New South Wales

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Shoal Bay overview

Shoal Bay is a family-friendly place known for its beaches. There's a nice selection of restaurants to enjoy during your stay. Though Shoal Bay might not have many well-known attractions, you don't need to venture far to visit Nelson Head Lighthouse and Fly Point Marine Reserve. While you're in town, don't miss out on other sights including Mount Tomaree.

Where to stay in Shoal Bay

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or a week, Shoal Bay has accommodations to fit your needs. There are 6 hotels in Shoal Bay and you can shop as many as 86 deals for rooms on, some with discounts of up to 35%. We have room prices as low as 51 USD per night and below are the number of hotels by star rating in Shoal Bay as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 10 5-star hotels from 99 USD per night
  • • 46 4-star hotels from 70 USD per night
  • • 16 3-star hotels from 55 USD per night
  • • 2 2-star hotels from 72 USD per night

How to get to Shoal Bay

Fly into Newcastle, NSW (NTL-Williamtown), 20.5 mi (33 km) from the heart of Shoal Bay.

What to see around Shoal Bay

Here are some recommended places to see in the surrounding area:
  • • Nelson Head Lighthouse (1.3 mi/2.1 km from the city center)
  • • Fly Point Marine Reserve (1.7 mi/2.7 km from the city center)
  • • Nelson Bay Golf Club (2 mi/3.1 km from the city center)
  • • d'Albora Marinas Nelson Bay (2 mi/3.3 km from the city center)
  • • Point Stephens Lighthouse (2.1 mi/3.5 km from the city center)

When to visit Shoal Bay

Wondering what time of year to travel or what should be on your packing list? Here are some typical temperatures to help you with your planning:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 81°F day, 60°F night
  • • April-June: 75°F day, 47°F night
  • • July-September: 71°F day, 46°F night
  • • October-December: 80°F day, 53°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 0.35 inches
  • • April-June: 0.35 inches
  • • July-September: 0.28 inches
  • • October-December: 0.31 inches