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Holidays in Nelson Bay

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Nelson Bay Vacation: Coronavirus Information

Most Nelson Bay hotels offer free cancellation. Consider booking refundable hotels rather than non-refundable ones. Just look for the ‘free cancellation’ message during your hotel search. Prices can vary, but right now we believe that flexibility matters.

For more information about the impact of COVID-19 on your Nelson Bay trip, please visit our Coronavirus Information page.

Top Nelson Bay Flight & Hotel Packages

The Star Grand Hotel and Residences Sydney
ibis Sydney World Square
Adina Apartment Hotel Sydney Central
Novotel Sydney on Darling Harbour
Sydney Harbour Marriott Hotel at Circular Quay

2021 Nelson Bay holiday deals

ibis Sydney World Square
Adina Apartment Hotel Sydney Central
Novotel Sydney on Darling Harbour
Courtyard by Marriott Sydney-North Ryde
ibis Sydney King Street Wharf

Top hotels in Nelson Bay

Peninsula Nelson Bay
Peninsula Nelson Bay
4 out of 5
52 Shoal Bay Road, Nelson Bay, NSW
The price is AU$169 per night from 2 Feb. to 3 Feb.
3.8/5Good! (704 reviews)

"The lovely gentleman at the front desk made the check in so welcoming and the stay was worth it. Happy staff happy customers Will definitely be back :)"…"

Reviewed on 21 Oct. 2020

Peninsula Nelson Bay
The Landmark Resort Nelson Bay
The Landmark Resort Nelson Bay
4 out of 5
Dowling Street, Nelson Bay, NSW
The price is AU$175 per night from 22 Feb. to 23 Feb.
4.1/5Very Good! (969 reviews)

"Property was good and clean, not far from Nelson Bay centre. Good for families and the pool seemed to be heated. Overall we had a good stay The only thing we didn't like is we had to pay a linen fee of $1.50 every time we changed our towels"…"

Reviewed on 20 Jan. 2021

The Landmark Resort Nelson Bay
Oaks Nelson Bay Lure Suites
Oaks Nelson Bay Lure Suites
4 out of 5
20 Tomaree Street, Nelson Bay, NSW
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$177 per night from 22 Feb. to 23 Feb.
4.1/5Very Good! (896 reviews)

"Clean and comfortable. Lacks personality/ atmosphere. Very standard accommodation. Great location, everything walk-able in Nelson Bay town centre or a short drive for an adventure in Port Stephens. Would stay here again. Book a studio at a minimum (we changed rooms on arrival)"…"

Reviewed on 11 Dec. 2020

Oaks Nelson Bay Lure Suites
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Top activities in Nelson Bay

Nelson Bay Beach Holiday

Live out those beachy daydreams on your Nelson Bay holiday. Set off on a relaxing stroll, marvel at the sweeping coastal vistas and pick up pretty seashells during your trip to Nelson Bay. Situated just 1 mile (2 km) from the centre of town, Dutchies Beach is the place to be for many travellers. Have a look through our Nelson Bay packages and watch your travel budget go further!

Things You Should Know About Nelson Bay

  • If you think a dream holiday is fresh ocean breezes and sparking water views, check out our Nelson Bay beach hotels. You're sure to forget the strains of everyday life at these perfectly located retreats.
  • Our apartments, including Amarna Luxury Beach Resort and Bali at the Bay, are popular with visitors of all sorts. Consider the amenities and get ready for your holiday in Nelson Bay!
  • Nelson Bay is home to about 6,100 people and offers plenty to keep the whole gang busy. Want to start planning some exciting activities? Have a look at our Nelson Bay things to do page.
  • If you're on the lookout for things to do while you're in town, add Dutchies Beach, d'Albora Marinas Nelson Bay and Nelson Bay Golf Club to your travel itinerary. Also, take a look at our Nelson Bay holiday deals to save money on your hotels and experiences.

Frequently asked questions

How much does a Nelson Bay holiday package cost?
We make it simple to travel the world, with Nelson Bay packages starting from as little as AU$263. You’ll have the flexibility to bundle your preferred hotels, airlines and car rental. For the ultimate escape, why not add a couple of experiences and tours to your itinerary?
If I'm not able to travel, can I cancel my Nelson Bay holiday package?
It’s good to know that you can cancel your Nelson Bay booking if your plans have been upended. Whether you’ll incur a penalty or not depends on your hotel, airline or car rental company. It may be possible to change or cancel free of charge if you booked in the last 24 hours. Visit our Customer Service Portal to find out more.
How do I get a cheap travel package to Nelson Bay?
Just think of all the fabulous things you could do in Nelson Bay with an extra $200. If you bundle your flights, hotels and extras into a package, that’s how much you could save! You have a huge amount of choice when you book with Expedia. In fact, you can choose from over 400 air carriers and 1 000 000 hotel options globally. Whether you’re heading off with the whole family or adventuring alone, organising a trip to Nelson Bay is better with a package.
Where should I stay in Nelson Bay?
A holiday in Nelson Bay isn’t complete without stopping by Dutchmans Beach, dAlbora Marinas Nelson Bay and Gan Gan Hill Lookout. Spend your evenings close to these top sights and make sightseeing simple.
What are the top hotels in Nelson Bay?
If it’s your first time in Nelson Bay, book a room at Mantra Nelson Bay or Oaks Lure. Both hotels will make you feel at home and are favourites among many travellers.
When is the best time of year to visit Nelson Bay?
Nelson Bay is a popular place in April, March, July. If you’re not into big crowds and prefer a calmer pace, lock in your trip for December, October, November. Need to keep an eye on your holiday budget? Make the most of the good deals on offer in August. January is generally when prices climb and hotel rates are at their peak.
How far in advance should I book my Nelson Bay holiday?
It all depends on the air carrier, but you can usually compare international fares on Expedia nearly a year in advance. While it’s generally recommended to book ahead of time, lucky travellers will sometimes nab a cheaper flight just weeks before the date of departure.
What does an Expedia Nelson Bay travel package include?
With Expedia, you can select a combination of car rentals, flights and hotels to build your ideal Nelson Bay travel package. Once you’ve made your booking, you can add on the fun stuff like tours and experiences. Don’t forget — the more you bundle, the greater the savings!
What should I know before booking a Nelson Bay travel package?
A Expedia travel package can be customized for your budget and is a fantastic way to make your money go further. How much you include is your call. Hotels, rental cars and flights — come up with a combination that works with your plans.
Does Expedia offer Book Now, Pay Later Nelson Bay holiday packages?
Expedia has proudly partnered with online lender Affirm to help ease any financial concerns related to your trip. This may be especially useful if your reason for travel arose suddenly. Book Now, Pay Later and split the price of your hotel and flight package over a number of payments.
Can I choose my airline with a Nelson Bay Expedia holiday package?
Yes — and it’s simple too. Expedia has access to more than 550 partner airlines around the world. Our holiday packages give you the freedom to take your pick of available flight, hotel or activity options that suit you.