Nature walks and hiking in Port Stephens is a year round pastime. Nature walks and hiking in Port Stephens is ‘safe’ for backpackers and hikers and although there may be a few snakes or spiders that don’t take too kindly to human company, there is nothing in the bush that will eat you!

hiking at Port Stephens

Nature walks and hiking at Tomaree National Park

Morna Point, 5.5 Kms, 2.5 Hours, Easy.
Tomaree Head, 2.4 Kms, 1.5 Hours, Moderate.
Boulder Bay to Fingal Head, 5.5 Kms, 2.5 Hours, Easy.
Boulder Bay to Samurai Beach, 12 Kms, 5 Hours, Moderate.
The Spit, 2.4 Kms, 1 Hour, Moderate.
Stephens Peak, 1.8 Kms, 1.5 Hours, Moderate.

Myall Lakes National Park

Yacaaba Headland, 6.5 Kms, 3 Hours, Moderate.
This walk starts at the Hawks Nest Surf Life Saving Club, located at the end of Booner St. From here head south following the beach past Jimmy’s Beach Caravan Park and up to Yacaaba headland. From here take in the panoramic view of Hawks Nest / Tea Gardens, up the coast to Seal Rocks and south over Nelson Bay. Return via the bayside of the peninsula.

Useful links

Bushwalking Australia
National Parks Association of NSW
Nelson Bay Weather

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