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Ramada Resort by Wyndham Shoal Bay
4 out of 5
35-45 Shoal Bay Rd, Shoal Bay, NSW
AU$165
per night
3 May - 4 May
0.6 km from city centre
4/5Very Good! (1,337 reviews)

"Location good standard at $ 180 pet night off peak so it should be"…"

Reviewed on 18 Mar. 2020

Ramada Resort by Wyndham Shoal Bay
Shoal Bay Holiday Park
4 out of 5
71 Shoal Bay Road, Shoal Bay, NSW
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0.77 km from city centre
4.6/5Exceptional! (197 reviews)

"First time in a cabin and we found it to be excellent for the amenities provided and comfort of the whole cabin."…"

Reviewed on 14 Mar. 2020

Shoal Bay Holiday Park
2 Bedroom Doggie Friendly Duplex Unit - 100m to Beachfront
7 Government Rd, SHOAL BAY RETREAT - Yacaaba Unit 1, Shoal Bay, NSW
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0.52 km from city centre
4.6/5Exceptional! (16 reviews)
Staying with dogs

"Great to ne able to take dogs, just sad a lot of the area is banned for dogs"…"

Reviewed on 14 Mar. 2020

2 Bedroom Doggie Friendly Duplex Unit - 100m to Beachfront
Adriana, 6/83-85 Ronald Avenue
3 out of 5
6/83-85 Ronald Avenue, Shoal Bay, NSW
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0.33 km from city centre
Adriana, 6/83-85 Ronald Avenue
Salt At Shoal Bay
4 out of 5
83 Shoal Bay Road, Shoal Bay, NSW
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1 km from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (2 reviews)
Spacious home in great location

"This is an outstanding property in as new condition, modern easy living decor and amenities. Our party of eight including a 6 year old, three teens and four adults all found the comfort, features and location excellent. The property management personnel greeted us on arrival and showed us through ..."…"

Reviewed on 16 Jul. 2018

Salt At Shoal Bay
The Shoal Apartments, Unit 304/4-8 Bullecourt Street
4 out of 5
Unit 304/4-8 Bullecourt Street, Shoal Bay, NSW
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0.52 km from city centre
The Shoal Apartments, Unit 304/4-8 Bullecourt Street
Blue Waters Unit 8 - Shoal Bay
3 out of 5
8/59 Ronald Ave, Shoal Bay, NSW
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0.49 km from city centre
Blue Waters Unit 8 - Shoal Bay
Shoal Bay Avenue, Unit 1/7
3.5 out of 5
Unit 1/7 Shoal Bay Avenue, Shoal Bay, NSW
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0.93 km from city centre
Shoal Bay Avenue, Unit 1/7
The Shoal Apartments, Unit 202/4-8  Bullecourt Street
4 out of 5
Unit 202/4-8 Bullecourt Street, Shoal Bay, NSW
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0.51 km from city centre
The Shoal Apartments, Unit 202/4-8 Bullecourt Street
Zenith, Unit 7/10 Messines Street
3.5 out of 5
Unit 7/10 Messines Street, Shoal Bay, NSW
AU$254
per night
4 Apr. - 5 Apr.
0.42 km from city centre
Zenith, Unit 7/10 Messines Street
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Visiting Shoal Bay

Families will find kid-friendly activities in Shoal Bay, and visitors give high marks for the beaches. This relaxing city also attracts tourists with its spas and bars.

  • You'll find 286 Expedia hotels and other accommodations in the larger area of Port Stephens
  • The closest major airport is in Newcastle, NSW (NTL-Williamtown) 33 from the city center

Sightseeing and Staying in Shoal Bay

The city's natural setting is picturesque, including the beaches and Mount Tomaree. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Tomaree National Park and Myall Lakes National Park.

As you plan your vacation, you'll find 18 hotels and other lodging options available to select from in Shoal Bay. Here are top ranked ones based on our user reviews:

  • Bali at the Bay - With a stay at this 4.5-star apartment, guests can enjoy access to free parking and a spa tub, along with a private spa tub. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its beach locale.
  • Shoal Bay Holiday Park - Our customers like the family-friendly amenities and beach locale at this campground. This 4-star campground features free WiFi, free parking, and conference space.
  • Ramada Resort Shoal Bay - With a stay at this 4.5-star apartment, guests can enjoy access to 2 restaurants and an outdoor pool, along with digital TV. Expedia customers like its family-friendly amenities and dining options.

Dressing for Shoal Bay

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 81°F and the nighttime average to be 60°F
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 75°F during the day and 47°F at night
  • July through September averages 71°F during the day and 46°F at night
  • In October-December, the average temperature is 80°F during the day and 53°F at night
  • Average annual rainfall for Shoal Bay is 1.30 inches
  • Hottest months are usually January and February with an average temperature of 80°F, while the coldest months are July and August with an average of 47°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place for a stay in Shoal Bay?
Ramada Resort by Wyndham Shoal Bay is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveller data. This 4-star aparthotel offers 2 restaurants and an outdoor pool. It is located a short 7-minute walk from Tomaree National Park. Other good choices for your stay include Shoal Bay Holiday Park and 2 Bedroom Doggie Friendly Duplex Unit - 100m to Beachfront.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Shoal Bay, will I receive a refund?
Yes, most hotel bookings are fully refundable if you cancel prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which in most cases is within 24 or 48 hours of check in. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, you might be able to still cancel and receive a refund within a 24-hour period of your booking. Enter dates and click on “Search”, then you can use the “free cancellation” filter to view the best deals in Shoal Bay.
What's the best place to stay for a family holiday in Shoal Bay?
Shoal Bay Beachclub Apartments is a top 4-star apartment on Expedia for families, and features an outdoor pool and in-room kitchens. Also, attractions in the area such as Oakvale Farm and Fauna World and Irukandji Shark & Ray Encounters are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best place to stay for couples in Shoal Bay?
Ramada Resort by Wyndham Shoal Bay is a favourite 4-star aparthotel for couples, and features in-room kitchens and 2 restaurants.
What's the best high-end hotel in Shoal Bay?
Ramada Resort by Wyndham Shoal Bay is a 4-star aparthotel with 2 restaurants and a bar, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for a pampered stay.
What's it like staying in Shoal Bay?
Families will find child-friendly activities in Shoal Bay, and visitors give high marks for the beaches. This relaxing city also attracts tourists with its spas and bars. Top sights around the area include Tomaree National Park and Dutchies Beach. In Shoal Bay, there are 347 hotels and other accommodation options to choose from.
What should I see while I'm in Shoal Bay?
The city’s natural setting is picturesque, including the beaches and these places to visit: Tomaree National Park, Mount Tomaree and Wreck Beach. Additionally, you’ll find Dutchies Beach in the area.
What's the weather like in Shoal Bay?
The hottest months are usually January and February, with an average temperature of 27°C, while the coldest months are July and August, with an average of 8°C. Average annual rainfall for Shoal Bay is 961.40 mm.

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