Nelson Bay in Port Stephens is a fantastic destination, as a day or weekend trip from Sydney or as an excellent detour during a Sydney to Brisbane road trip on Australia’s East Coast. Learn more about things to do in Nelson Bay to plan your visit and don’t miss these amazing must-dos and must-sees.
If you’re after a bit of exercise and may consider a dip to cool down, the Lower Portals at the base of Mount Barney will be just what you need. Unlike the Northbrook Gorge, you don’t have to get wet at the Lower Portals to see the gorge, but it’s a lovely swimming spot.
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You had an amazing underwater experience, but your photos aren’t as amazing? You don’t need to be a pro to take great shots! An amateur reveals the best secrets to take beautiful underwater pics, even for beginners!
There are many ways to enjoy the Great Barrier Reef, and a long weekend trip to Heron Island may be my favourite. You’ll fall in love just with the photos but also read these tips to optimise your visit. When is the best season? What to bring? What to do if you don’t dive nor snorkel?
Leave Narooma behind for the best seal and penguin experience in NSW. In Montague Island, it is easy to snorkel or dive with seals and see the cute little penguins racing back to the island for sunset. It’s an amazing protected place on Australia’s East Coast that all nature lovers will fall in love with.
Scuba diving Australia is amazing. If you’re travelling on the East Coast, you’ll have opportunities to enjoy some of the world’s best scuba diving sites. Here’s the ultimate list of the best diving sites in Australia (Queensland & New South Wales) with quick notes on why they made it to the list. Map included!
The Royal National Park is one of Australia’s most beautiful national parks and also one of the easiest to access from a major city. Despite the proximity of Sydney, the wilderness feeling while exploring its many walking tracks stayed intact.
Diving South West Rocks is a fantastic experience. Not only does it hosts an amazing marine life diversity, but it is also a memorable dive through one of the longest caves you can explore with a simple Open Water certification! Find out why Fish Rock Cave is one of my favourite diving spot in Australia…
Northbrook Gorges is the perfect hike when Brisbane gets too hot, and you want to escape the heat with some outdoor fun. Walk in the shade of the forest and refresh with swims in the river while admiring the stunning rocks surrounding you.
Crowdy Bay, despite its unfamous and unpleasant name, won my heart. After 4,500km on the road along the East Coast and more than 20 National Parks, it earned its place on my favourite list in just a few hours. Learn more about the best spots to visit there.