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Nelson Bay Attractions

There are opportunities for fun everywhere you turn in Nelson Bay. From exhilarating activities to popular tourist attractions, this captivating small city has something for all. Ready to start organizing your itinerary?

Discover what makes Nelson Bay tick with some of the very best tours & day trips. Check out our top 9 fun activities in Nelson Bay, and rest easy knowing that we offer free cancellation and no added fees.

Things to Do in Nelson Bay with Kids

There's fun for all the family wherever you roam in Nelson Bay. Here are a few family friendly experiences you can enjoy together that will make your trip memorable:

Free Things to Do in Nelson Bay

They say the best things in life are free. Check out the following around Nelson Bay:

Nelson Head Lighthouse - Amble through this historic attraction and uncover some secrets from days gone by.

Dutchies Beach - Take a nice, relaxing stroll along the shoreline and perhaps even stick a toe in.

Gan Gan Hill Lookout - Get out of the urban jungle and spend time in Mother Nature at this glorious landscape.

Frequently Asked Questions

What to do in Nelson Bay on a sunny day?

When the weather is fine, these outdoor experiences guarantee a great time:

What to do in Nelson Bay on a rainy day?

Have a go at a couple of these great indoor activities and turn a dark, rainy day into something unforgettable:

Are there cheap things to do in Nelson Bay?

If you're traveling on a shoestring budget, add the following cheap tours and activities to your schedule:

What can you do in Nelson Bay for free?

You'll barely have time to take your wallet out of your pocket with so many incredible free things to do:

  • West Nelson Bay
  • Dutchmans Beach
  • Gan Gan Hill Lookout
  • Fly Point Marine Reserve