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Fly Point

#10 of 20 things to do in Nelson Bay Features Animals
Victoria Parade, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales, Australia
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Fish Feeding Frenzy

A great place to take the kids where they can hand feed the local fish. Once you have attracted the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Mark B
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Nelson Bay, Australia
Walks, bird life, snorkeling

All the fun of the beach, safe and secluded with views across the Bay to Hawks Nest and Tea... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Klew99
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Port Stephens, Australia
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“high tide” (22 reviews)
“bream” (9 reviews)
“soft corals” (4 reviews)
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Victoria Parade, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago

A great place to take the kids where they can hand feed the local fish. Once you have attracted the attention of the fish you will find that the water boils with hungry fish right up to your legs if you dare. The best food...More

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 1 week ago

All the fun of the beach, safe and secluded with views across the Bay to Hawks Nest and Tea Gardens. Large grassed picnic area with clean serviced amenities. excellent snorkeling and beach front.

Thank Klew99
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

We read all the great reviews for snorkeling at Fly Point. No one mentioned that it is totally dependent on the tides. When we were in Nelson Bay - the tides for optimal snorkeling are at 7:00 AM and 7:00 PM. We rented snorkel gear...More

1  Thank Ally G
Reviewed 30 May 2017

A great, well maintained open space with lovely views over the bay. Its a perfect place for a picnic or just taking in the view. Check out the board telling the local history.

Thank Stevejomac
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Beautiful Fish sanctuary located here, great for divers and snorkelling. Sea dragons are found here!

Thank Nicole M
Reviewed 1 May 2017

You could be anywhere in the world, Fly Point has beautiful crystal clear water for swimming, a white sandy beach to walk, play or just soak up the suns rays. You certainly can loose yourself here while lying and relaxing watching the children play in...More

Thank Dyandee1
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Great snorkelling spot.. be sure to check you sonorkel on the high tide.. masses of fish,, clear water and dolphins swimming past to,top it off

1  Thank Maxine H
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Trudie from First Feet Dive Shop was my guide for a beautiful dive on a Monday morning. The marine life was varied and prolific and it is a very easy to reach location. Great for snorkelling - but go just before high tide for safety...More

2  Thank PatsyBourke
Reviewed 17 March 2017

This reserve offers the chance to have a quality dive with a lot of marine life. We have seen many fish species and you can hand feed the many bream that follow you around. Also have seen sea turtles, dolphins and the sponge beds here....More

1  Thank holidays2407
Reviewed 7 March 2017

This park is close to the water and has facilities for a barbeque or a picnic. It has a skateboarding area for the teens and play equipment for the younger kids. You can swim at the beach, it is very tranquil. There is parking close...More

1  Thank eagoratsios
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mikiddo123
10 October 2015|
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Response from KenShadler | Reviewed this property |
We have a great spot at Nelson Bay called FLY POINT. (about 55K's from Newcastle) It is great for snorkelling & diving, with a lot of people using it. Probably best on high tide, & don't go to wide as there are currents. It... More
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AliSerious
25 December 2014|
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Response from Ken2234 | Reviewed this property |
At Fly Point, we found waterproof shoes necessary either surf sandals or at least rubber thongs to get you into the water as it is quite rocky around the entry point at the bottom of the stairs from the car park. Although... More
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