Many of Australia’s locations are huge attractions for backpackers, and Port Stephens is one of those! With so many Port Stephens Backpackers exciting and wonderful things to see and do, during the day and night, you will have an experience of a life time when you make this seaside location one of your destination stop over’s.
Located only two hours from Sydney and just outside of Newcastle on the New South Wales coastline, you can easily access this excellent location by ever means of transportation. Whether you decide to travel by air, coach, train or self driving your own way around, there are a number of great priced tickets and rental car options that you can choose from.
Port Stephens is untouched beauty that doesn’t replicate the big coastal cities with the high-rise buildings and thousands of cars rushing by. It is a place where you can find pristine beaches, azure waters perfect for all kinds of water sports, lush tropical rainforests and National Parks and an abundance of attractions and activities for the young and the young at heart. No matter what time of day or night is, you are sure to find something that is going to spark your interest in Port Stephens.
Choose from the many tour and rental options including cruises, 4WD adventures, fishing charters, diving cruises, kayaking, surfing, hiking, bushwalking, horse riding, bird watching, parasailing, water skiing, snorkelling, scenic joy flights and many more! From land based activities to adventure on the high seas, you are sure to find something or everything to occupy your time in this beautiful destination.
All backpackers that come to Australia always have whale watching as a number one priority on their to-do list and within Port Stephens you can do just that. Departing from Nelson Bay, one of the villages that make up the Port Stephens region, you can travel out to see these majestic animals at play between the months of July through to October. You should also book yourself onto a tour to see the dolphins while you are here, as this town is classed as the ‘Dolphin Capital of Australia’.
There are also some fun filled adventures such as sand boarding down the dunes or maybe a 4 Wheel driving tour over the Stockton Sand Dunes at Anna Bay is more your style. Perhaps you would like to take control of a quad bike and go flying up the beach! The choices are simply endless when it comes to things to do while you are here.
Many backpackers that are touring around Australia are always looking for cheap accommodation that doesn’t skimp on quality and within Port Stephens and its surrounding towns you can find just that. From hostels, hotels, motels, apartments and even the well priced luxury resort room, you are sure to find a great place to rest your weary body at the end of the day. All of the accommodation establishment are never far from all of the action, beaches, attractions, fishing, shops, restaurants and pubs.
Come time to eat there is certainly no shortage of eateries that you can pick and choose from whether it is for breakfast, lunch or dinner. From cafes, pubs and restaurants with a twist you can have a mouth watering delight with every meal. One thing that you must try while you are backpacking through Port Stephens is some of the most beautiful, freshly caught seafood you will ever try. From fish, prawns, scallops and so much more.... seafood should always be high on anyone’s agenda when they visit this coastal location! A place that can be relaxing or as jam packed to the rafters with excitement as you want it to be.... that is Port Stephens. Perfect for all kinds of holidays, for couples, backpackers, families and friends that are all looking for something unique and special!
So if you are backpacking around this beautiful country of Australia and wondering about Port Stephens, and what accommodation is available at your next stop, why don’t you make a quick phone call to us today so that we can arrange your stop over to this beautiful and pristine part of New South Wales coastline?