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Nelson Bay Travel Guide

A little Australian beach town everyone can enjoy, Nelson Bay is a suburb of Port Stephens and has a population of just over 5,000 residents. Set right at the edge of Tomaree National Park, Nelson Bay is great of any outdoors loving traveler.

Things to Do in Nelson Bay

Tomaree National Park is home to historic World War II structures, a 1.3-mile long trail to hike, the Point Stephens Lighthouse, and more. Of course, you won’t regret a day on the beach in Nelson Bay. Head to Stockton Beach for the best of the town’s waves and soft sand. Port Stephens Shell Museum and Toboggan Hill Park round out the list of activities in this fun town.

Australians are known for their laid-back attitudes and surfer like vibes, and Nelson Bay is definitely full of this culture. Locals will be relaxed and welcoming.

Best Time to Visit Nelson Bay

The best time to visit Nelson Bay is from February to May or from August to November to avoid the sweltering summer heat.

Price and Availability in Nelson Bay

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The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Nelson Bay tends to be Wednesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Friday. Vacation homes in Nelson Bay tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.
The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Nelson Bay is in January, while the cheapest month is in November. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Nelson Bay is in the high season in January. Nelson Bay has its low season in August, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The Weather in Nelson Bay

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Nelson Bay. The hottest month in Nelson Bay is February, when temperatures peak at 105 ˚F. The coolest month is May, when temperatures drop to 42 ˚F. The wettest month in Nelson Bay is March with 4.8 inches of rain, while the driest month is December with 0.31 inches of rain.

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