28 days in Nelson Bay & Forster Itinerary

28 days in Nelson Bay & Forster Itinerary

Created using Inspirock New South Wales vacation planner

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Nelson Bay
— 10 nights
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Forster
— 17 nights
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Nelson Bay

— 10 nights
Nelson Bay is a suburb of the Port Stephens local government area in the Hunter Region of New South Wales, Australia. Port Stephens Parasailing has been added to your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Hawks Nest (Winda Woppa Reserve & Bennetts Beach), Singing Bridge (in Tea Gardens) and Fighter World (in Williamtown). Spend the 30th (Mon) exploring nature at Tomaree National Park. There's much more to do: make a trip to Gan Gan Lookout, go for a stroll along the water at D'Albora Marinas, visit a coastal fixture at Nelson Head Heritage Lighthouse and Reserve, and identify plant and animal life at Kangaroo Encounters Guided Tours.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Nelson Bay route planning website.

Sydney to Nelson Bay is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Sydney in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Nelson Bay, with lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Forster.

Things to do in Nelson Bay

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

Forster

— 17 nights
Forster is a coastal town in the Mid North Coast region of New South Wales, Australia, in the Mid-Coast Council LGA, about 308km north-north-east of Sydney. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Forster: Port Macquarie (Coastal walk, Moorebeer Brewing, &more), Vickers Fudge Factory (in Kings Creek) and Harrington Breakwall (in Harrington). The adventure continues: see majestic marine mammals with Amaroo Dolphin and Whale Watching Cruises, take in the awesome beauty at North Brother Mountain, sample the tasty concoctions at The Coastal Brewing Co, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Forster Main Beach.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Forster online attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Nelson Bay to Forster takes 2 hours. In September in Forster, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Forster

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips