Lemon Tree Passage is a leafy, tranquil and attractive retirement centre only subdivided in 1962 (there were just 30 residents in 1931). There are several theories concerning the origins of the town’s name.

It is said that lemon trees were mysteriously found growing on the point by early settlers (possibly washed ashore from other settlements). Another is that they were in fact a native plant called cheesebush which is similar in appearance. A third concerns a lemon tree orchard grown by a resident.

Lemon Tree Passage boardwalk

A particularly enjoyable thing to do in Lemon Tree Passage is inspect the native flora reserve in Helen Ave, the diversity of Australian plantlife is spectacular. Another two walks – the Mangrove Board Walk and the Lilli Pilli Walk – are located at the tip of the peninsula in Koala Park.

Guarding the point nudged by Tilligerry Creek as it spills into Port Stephens, Lemon Tree Passage looks out across a narrow passage to Bulls Island.

The township offers a variety of gentle, coastal walking trails and a central boat ramp provides direct access to the port’s mainstream.

Lemon Tree Passage, which has attracted an increasing number of retirees in recent years, is one of the prime secluded spots on the southern shore of a waterway which is now firmly established among the finest aquatic playgrounds on Australia’s east coast.

There is a marina with boats for hire and a holiday resort.

Koala Shores Holiday Park

Aside from their recreational activities, scenery, and wildlife, Koala Shores Holiday Park have an excellent accommodation selection of cabins, and villas. The exquisite architectural design takes your breath away, making you feel like you are in a paradise.

Koala Shores Holiday Park Port Stephens

Within a close proximity of this 4 star Lemon Tree Passage accommodation include many of the great attractions that Port Stephens is known for, including the beaches, surfing, dolphin watching, snorkelling and nature hikes.

Explore beyond Lemon Tree Passage, or simply stay and relax and enjoy the amenities at the holiday park.

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Koala Shores Holiday Park
Address: 2 Oyster Farm Road, Lemon Tree Passage, NSW 2319
Phone: (02) 4982 4401
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Lemon Tree Passage Accommodation

Lemon Tree Passage Motel
47 Meredith Ave Lemon Tree Passage
Port Stephens NSW 2319
Telephone: 02 4982 3300

Larkwood of Lemon Tree Bed & Breakfast
1 Oyster Farm Rd Lemon Tree Passage
Port Stephens NSW 2319
Telephone: 02 4982 4656

Holmes Cottage
42 Dean St Lemon Tree Passage
Port Stephens NSW 2319
Telephone: 02 4982 3200

Peach Haven
13 Dean St Lemon Tree Passage
Port Stephens NSW 2319
Telephone: 02 4982 3200

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