Holiday rentals in Shoal Bay

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Shoal Bay
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Best holiday rental deals in Shoal Bay

-42%
e.g. 4/05 - 11/05
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Fingal Bay, Port Stephens Council, Australia
from $199 $345
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-33%
e.g. 1/12 - 8/12
Apartment ∙ 8 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Shoal Bay, Port Stephens Council, Australia
from $598 $887
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-45%
e.g. 19/01 - 26/01
House ∙ 8 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Fingal Bay, Port Stephens Council, Australia
from $299 $542
9flats.com
4.7
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Search and find a holiday letting that fits your expectations among the 2,137 fantastic holiday rentals from more than 23 providers in Shoal Bay. Our algorithm immediately compares all of the offers to help you save up to 45%.

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Rent a holiday apartment, home or cottage in Shoal Bay: from $89 per night

Apartment ∙ 8 guests
Shoal Bay, Port Stephens Council, Australia
from $107
Booking.com
4.5
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Apartment ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Shoal Bay, Port Stephens Council, Australia
from $170
Booking.com
4.0
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House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Shoal Bay, Port Stephens Council, Australia
from $220
Booking.com
5.0
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Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Shoal Bay, Port Stephens Council, Australia
from $265
Booking.com
5.0
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Apartment ∙ 6 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Shoal Bay, Port Stephens Council, Australia
from $256
Booking.com
4.0
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Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Shoal Bay, Port Stephens Council, Australia
from $263
Booking.com
4.0
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Apartment ∙ 5 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Shoal Bay, Port Stephens Council, Australia
from $119
Booking.com
4.5
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Apartment ∙ 5 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Shoal Bay, Port Stephens Council, Australia
from $170
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4.0
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Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Shoal Bay, Port Stephens Council, Australia
from $200
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5.0
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Best holiday homes with a patio or terrace

Balcony/Patio
Apartment ∙ 8 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Shoal Bay, Port Stephens Council, Australia
from $501
HomeAway - Stayz
5.0
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Balcony/Patio
Apartment ∙ 5 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Shoal Bay, Port Stephens Council, Australia
from $214
Booking.com
4.9
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Balcony/Patio
Apartment ∙ 5 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Shoal Bay, Port Stephens Council, Australia
from $194
Booking.com
4.0
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Top holiday accommodation with fishing spots nearby

Fishing
Holiday park ∙ 4 guests
Shoal Bay, Port Stephens Council, Australia
from $136
Booking.com
4.5
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Fishing
Apartment ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Shoal Bay, Port Stephens Council, Australia
from $287
Booking.com
5.0
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Fishing
Holiday park ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Fingal Bay, Port Stephens Council, Australia
from $112
Booking.com
4.4
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Best holiday cottages with a pool

Pool
Apartment ∙ 6 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Shoal Bay, Port Stephens Council, Australia
from $180
Booking.com
5.0
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Pool
House ∙ 5 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Shoal Bay, Port Stephens Council, Australia
from $264
Booking.com
4.5
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Pool
Motel ∙ 2 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Nelson Bay - Corlette, Port Stephens Council, Australia
from $119
Booking.com
4.6
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Popular holiday rental amenities in Shoal Bay

  • Kitchen (2,007)
  • Washer (1,463)
  • Parking (1,420)
  • Microwave (1,356)
  • TV (1,302)
  • Dishwasher (1,214)
  • No smoking (1,161)
  • BBQ (1,097)
  • Balcony/Patio (1,027)
  • AC (944)
  • No pets (790)
  • Fishing (576)

Price and Availability Index in Shoal Bay

Holiday Letting Price Information in Shoal Bay

This graph displays the average prices for the next twelve months in Shoal Bay. Prices reach their highest point in December, where prices are an average of $334 a night (22/12 - 29/12). Conversely, the cheapest average prices are in a week of September (07/09 - 14/09).

Holiday Home Availability Information in Shoal Bay

Find out the percentage of available rentals & cottages in Shoal Bay with the graph above. So far, the week with the least available rentals in Shoal Bay is in December (29/12 - 05/01). It is easier to find a rental in a week of May (25/05 - 01/06), as only 3% of the accommodations are booked.

The weather in Shoal Bay

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Check out the climate diagram for Shoal Bay. This year, January will have higher average temperatures. On the contrary, the coolest month is July. The rainiest month is January while the driest month is September.

More than half of the properties (57.47%) in Shoal Bay are apartment rentals. They are the most typical holiday lettings there. Additionally, the average rental fee for this specific accommodation type is $248 a night, with an average size of 115 m². Furthermore, these rentals are a great option for medium-sized groups and families, as that is the average number of guests that apartment rentals can accommodate in Shoal Bay. If you're interested in a different holiday property type, you could have a look at house rentals, which are the second most frequent property type in Shoal Bay. House rentals in Shoal Bay are 174 m² on average, with prices averaging $308 a night.

Shoal Bay

Whether you want to be close to sandy shores and sea breezes or prefer something more central, there are plenty of holiday lettings in Shoal Bay to choose from. With gorgeous villas and family homes available, you'll be spoilt for choice.

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Food & Drinks

Get stuck in

Little Beach Boathouse, 2.8km from Shoal Bay, is a charming restaurant with views over the ocean. Serving beautiful lunches and dinners, the upscale dining room's menu includes dishes such as crisp pork belly, oysters with yuzo sauce, and mushroom and roast garlic ravioli.

Stop in at the Little Nel Café, which offers a wide range of affordable choices, including vegetarian and vegan options. It lies 3.8km away from Shoal Bay and serves breakfasts, lunches, and dinners. Choose from tasty options such as pea fritters, smashed avocado on toast, and tempura hapuka cod.

Family Activities

Keep them busy

You’ll have no trouble getting the family outdoors in Shoal Bay, as there are plenty of activities the whole family will enjoy. Whether they want to run around, splash in the blue waters, or learn something new, they'll surely be satisfied. If the weather takes a turn, there’s also plenty to do indoors.

Port Stephens Shell Museum is ideal for families, come rain or shine. At the museum, which sits 7.4km from Shoal Bay in a private home, entry is free for children and available at a very low price for adults. For over 45 years, it's been managed by the same couple, who offer fascinating insights into their collections of rare and beautiful shells.

If you've ever wanted to swim with dolphins, you'll have your chance. Dolphin Swim in nearby Nelson Bay offers the opportunity to swim safely in the ocean alongside these amazing animals. Make sure to book ahead so you don’t miss out.

Local Attractions

Feel the wind on your face

Shoal Bay hosts spectacular attractions and offers plenty of things to do, from history to nature to water activities. Plan before you travel so that you can make the most of your time. You’ll also want to pack some strong boots and swimwear.

Nature and wildlife lovers will want to stop at Tomaree National Park for a stroll amid beautiful surroundings and to see a variety of wildlife. Located just 5km from Shoal Bay, this park's different terrains span coastal forests and paths bursting with wildflowers. Bring a picnic to enjoy midday.

Fly Point, an aquatic reserve in the heart of Shoal Bay, is a haven for swimmers, snorkelers, and divers. Swim among subtropical fish, sponge gardens and dolphins, and venture out to the nearby islands to see tiger sharks.

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