Nelson Bay travel guide

Nelson Bay Tourism | Nelson Bay Guide

You're Going to Love Nelson Bay

With a population of 6.096, Nelson Bay is a must-see destination in New South Wales, Australia. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country. Consider staying at least one whole day in Nelson Bay to see all of its attractions.

When to visit Nelson Bay

Nelson Bay in July
Estimated hotel price
€108
1 night at 3-star hotel
Nelson Bay in July
Estimated hotel price
€108
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Nelson Bay

Plane

Although Nelson Bay doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Newcastle Williamtown (NTL), which is located 31 km from Nelson Bay.

Car

Another option to get to Nelson Bay is to pick up a car hire from Sydney, which is about 156 km from Nelson Bay. You’ll find branches of Bargain Car Rentals and Apex, among others, in Sydney.

Plane

Although Nelson Bay doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Newcastle Williamtown (NTL), which is located 31 km from Nelson Bay.

Car

Another option to get to Nelson Bay is to pick up a car hire from Sydney, which is about 156 km from Nelson Bay. You’ll find branches of Bargain Car Rentals and Apex, among others, in Sydney.

Airports near Nelson Bay

Airlines serving Nelson Bay

United Airlines
Good (4,925 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,119 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,482 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (915 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (830 reviews)
China Eastern
Good (47 reviews)
Qantas Airways
Good (531 reviews)
Air New Zealand
Good (305 reviews)
Virgin Australia
Good (264 reviews)
Jetstar
Good (305 reviews)
Rex
Excellent (22 reviews)
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Where to stay in Nelson Bay

Average rates range from around €123 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to €382 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Nelson Bay

Hiring a car in Nelson Bay

Expect to pay €1.09 per litre in Nelson Bay (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between €13.08 and €17.44.

Expect to pay €1.09 per litre in Nelson Bay (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between €13.08 and €17.44.