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Nelson Bay overview

Visitors to Nelson Bay speak favorably about this family-friendly city's beaches, marina, and restaurants. You can easily spend a relaxing day in Nelson Bay visiting Gan Gan Hill Lookout and Fly Point Marine Reserve. There's plenty more to see, including sights like Nelson Bay Golf Club and d'Albora Marinas Nelson Bay.

Where to stay in Nelson Bay

A welcoming city for all, Nelson Bay has a variety of hotels and other lodging options. There are 27 hotels in Nelson Bay and you can shop as many as 143 deals for rooms on Hotels.com, some with discounts of up to 35%. Our room prices start at 51 USD per night and below are the number of hotels by star rating in Nelson Bay as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 10 5-star hotels from 99 USD per night
  • • 57 4-star hotels from 70 USD per night
  • • 18 3-star hotels from 55 USD per night
  • • 2 2-star hotels from 72 USD per night

How to get to Nelson Bay

Fly into Newcastle, NSW (NTL-Williamtown), 18.3 mi (29.5 km) from central Nelson Bay.

What to see around Nelson Bay

Fun excursions can include a visit to:
  • • Nelson Bay Golf Club
  • • d'Albora Marinas Nelson Bay
The area is recognized for its natural setting, offering these places to visit:
  • • Gan Gan Hill Lookout
  • • Fly Point Marine Reserve
  • • Nelson Head Lighthouse
  • • Toboggan Hill Park
Here are some recommended places to see in the surrounding area:
  • • Salamander Bay Shopping Centre (2 mi/3.3 km from the city center)
  • • Corlette Point Park (2.1 mi/3.4 km from the city center)
  • • Mount Tomaree (2.7 mi/4.4 km from the city center)
  • • Winda Woppa Reserve (3.4 mi/5.4 km from the city center)
  • • Point Stephens Lighthouse (3.8 mi/6.1 km from the city center)

When to visit Nelson Bay

Do you want to know the ideal time of year to visit? Here's a list of the seasonal weather norms to help with trip 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