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.
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.
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…
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.
Doing a road trip on Australia’s East Coast? Leave the Pacific Motorway for a change of scenery with this inland itinerary from Coffs Harbour to Brisbane. An opportunity to view beautiful waterfalls, stunning gorges and cute wildlife.
Mount Kosciuszko is inevitably on many Australian bucket list: hiking Australia’s highest mountain is a seducing idea. Do not underestimate the climb. Read these important tips to plan your hike to the top of Australia. Includes advice on the best paths, the essential gear and planning info.
Wolf Rock is amongst Australia’s best dives, especially for the shark fans and those who like to see some big species. Learn more about this dive site!
Heading from Brisbane to South West Rock? Discover new places along the way with a 3-day circuit down the coast and back up inland.