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The walkable destination of Nelson Bay is a good choice if you've been thinking about a trip with your children. The whale watching, bowling and beaches are just some of the things that make this a good destination for family holidays. Fly into Newcastle, NSW (NTL-Williamtown), which is located 18 mi (29 km) from the city centre. Nelson Bay has 14 child-friendly hotels and other types of accommodation so you have plenty of options when you're choosing where you'd like to stay.
Holidaying families have good things to say about these types of accommodation:
Oaks Lure: Offers a children's pool, free parking and laundry facilities. Guests like the overall comfort and breakfast options at this 4-star apartment.
Mantra Aqua Resort – Features an outdoor pool, in-room kitchens and free parking. The overall comfort and central location make this 4.5-star apartment popular with guests.
Marty's @ Little Beach – Offers an outdoor pool, free parking and laundry facilities. Guests like the overall comfort and clean rooms at this 4-star apartment.
Nelson Bay Breeze Holiday Apartments – Features an outdoor pool, a restaurant and free parking. The overall comfort and clean rooms make this 3.5-star apartment popular with guests.
Beaches Serviced Apartments – Offers a children's pool, in-room kitchens and free parking. Guests like the comfy beds and helpful staff at this 4-star apartment.
You're probably hoping for good weather for your family holiday. Use these tips to plan when to grab the children and head to Nelson Bay.
While you and your family are visiting Nelson Bay, you may want to explore some child-friendly attractions such as Tomaree National Park and d'Albora Marinas Nelson Bay. Make sure that you have lots of time for activities such as West Nelson Bay and Myall Lakes National Park.Nelson Bay is also known for its: