Hawks Nest & Tea Gardens

Enjoy tranquil seascapes and beaches.

Just a short drive on the northern side of Port Stephens you will find the quiet little towns of Hawks Nest and Tea Gardens. 

  • Browse artworks and creative gifts at Galleries in the Gardens - 81 Marine Drive, Tea Gardens. Open 10am-4pm (closed Tuesdays)
  • Take a look at 'Grandis', the tallest tree in New South Wales - find the picnic spot just of the Pacific Highway at Bulahdelah.
  • Go bushwalking in the Myall Lakes National Park with a picnic lunch
  • Experienced hikers might like to try the Yacaaba Headland walking track
  • Take the ferry with Port Stephens Ferry Service across the bay from Tea Gardens to Nelson Bay - dolphins are sighted on 955 of cruises!
  • Explore the waterways with a hired kayak or guided tour with Lazy Paddles.
  • Hire a boat and go fishing
  • Watch dolphins play and see the whales migrate during winter

Sounds tempting doesn't it? Take a look through our cabins and sites to see what would suit you best for your next family holiday.