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Check out the weather forecast in Nelson Bay. The highest average temperatures are in the month of January. Conversely, July is the coolest month in Nelson Bay, with temperatures going under 6°. August is the driest month.
Spot dolphins from your Nelson Bay holiday cottage
Chinese fishermen used to camp in Nelson Bay in the 1800s. Today, there are so many reasons to stay in holiday homes in one of Australia's most attractive and entertaining resort towns.
Nelson Head Lighthouse was built in 1872. Positioned on the tip of the beach, its charming tea rooms are a great place from which to enjoy coastal views.
At Tomaree National Park, you can see koalas in the wild. Take a walk along the summit of Tomaree Head and take in the panoramic views before exploring the World War II emplacements. Local military history is brought to vivid life at Fort Tomaree.
Camel rides and whale watching
Children will be entranced by their adventure on the vast sand dunes of nearby Port Stephens. Camel rides across the dunes transport you to tales of the Arabian Nights, except you are right here in the lush tropical coastline of Nelson Bay.
You can also go dolphin and whale watching on special cruises. You'll enjoy refreshments, a ride on a luxury ocean going vessel and fascinating commentary by experienced guides. Learn all about these remarkable animals, and watch them in their natural habitat. Between September and November, you might just see a humpback calf.
Trips in Nelson Bay
Why not try parasailing over Nelson Bay? Get out on the sparkling water and ascend into the air to take in your stunning surroundings from a loftier vantage point. The ideal combination of watersport and scenic tour, parasailing is a Nelson Bay adventure not to be missed.
Or how about a deep sea and reef fishing trip? Your guides will take you to the best spots and help you land snapper, kingfish, redfish and flathead. You'll also get to see spectacular sights including The Shelf and Broughton Island. All the fishing gear you require is provided. Grill your catch on the beach as the sun sets.
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