For those looking for the ultimate “full on” adventure holiday, well here it is …
Experience the adventure of a lifetime and exhilarating ride as you head off on your own quad bike to discover the surreal landscape of the Stockton Sand Dunes – the largest sand mass in the Southern Hemisphere! The brilliant white dunes stretch for over 30 km and reach heights of up to 40 metres! Ride down slopes of up to 60 degrees on your quad bike or jump in a 4WD with a group and let the locals take you on an adventure over the dunes and along the beach to the ship wreck. Alternatively, opt for something different and ride a camel on sunset or hear the hooves hitting the sand and water on horseback.
See dolphins as you have never seen them before. A unique opportunity to actually swim with wild dolphins in the pristine waters of the Port Stephens Marine Park. Be part of a pod as you travel with the friendliest wild dolphins in Australia.
Hold on tight and see Port Stephens like never before. Enjoy the ride of your life on a Wave Jumping Safari. Step aboard a super fast, rigid inflatable vessel to explore the stunning coastline of Port Stephens and jump the waves. Cruise out the headlands of Tomaree and Yacaaba, then hold on, as twin 200HP engines take you jumping the waves past secluded ocean beaches, volcanic outcrops and islands. Keep an eye out for marine life, including dolphins, seals, sea turtles and marine birds. Be ready for adventure – and to get wet! Learn to surf, one of the greatest lifestyle sports at one of our pristine beaches.
If you’re not afraid of getting up close and personal with big, scary sharks and rays you will love Irukandji Shark & Ray Encounters. Have a close encounter with up to 190 Sharks and Rays including Southern Eagle Rays, Blue Spotted Mask Rays, White Spotted Sharks, Port Jackson Sharks and Australia’s largest sting ray species; Smooth Rays.
Soar up to 150 metres high with an exhilarating tandem parasail. Fly solo or tandem, stay dry or take a dip. Feel the thrill and enjoy breathtaking views of Port Stephens as you soar 150m into the air on board a ballooning parachute behind a high powered speed boat. You will be winched into the air guided by the boat below you. You can drop gently in the water and be hiked back into the air. Why not see Port Stephens from the air and take a scenic helicopter ride from high above.
Hit the water with your snorkel and goggles to discover a thriving underwater oasis at our famous Fly Point Park located between Nelson Bay and Little Beach.
This is a favourite spot amongst scuba divers but is just as beautiful when looking from the surface. With easy access, crystal clear water and friendly fish swimming all around you, Fly Point is the ideal spot for a scuba diving or snorkelling adventure. After your snorkel, have a picnic lunch at the tables and chairs near the car park.
Game Fishing is a very popular activity in Port Stephens and is a world class fishing destination, a must if your looking to catch the “big one”. The keen fisherman can hire a charter vessel and take to the seas with qualified seamen and anglers on the ultimate deep sea charter. Species targeted include black, striped and blue marlin and shark species if your game.