Things to see and do


Have a weekend away at Woody's Place.

NEWCASTLE AIR PORT is only 30 min away, transport can be organized or hire a rental car from the airport yourself.

The bus stop for all Local and daily Sydney buses just across the road less than 20 meters away.

  • Salamander bay shopping village 1ks
  • (Tourist information Centre, News Agent, Doctors Surgery, small super market , Butcher, Chinese Rest , Bakery, Take away Fish & Chips)
  • Soldiers Point Bowling club 200 metres (entertainment / meals)
  • Salamander Shores Hotel/Motel 300 metres (entertainment / meals)
  • Salamander shopping centre 5ks(Woolworth's / Coles / K mart
  • orizons Golf course 2ks and Nelson Bay Golf course 7ks
  • Nelson Bay 7ks
  • Shoal Bay 10ks

Local Attractions

  • Beautiful Waterways & Beaches
  • Dolphin and Whale watching cruises
  • Nightly Harbour Restaurant cruises
  • Catch the ferry across to Tea Gardens on the other side of the Port for a entertaining day.
  • Good Fishing (beach, rock, estuaries, deep sea)
  • Bush walking ( about 30% of Port Stephens is National Park)
  • Stockton beach is about 17 ks long and is one of the biggest moving sand masses in the World, and one of the few beaches you can still take a FWD on, take the BBQ and go swimming, surfing, fishing, sand surfing/sliding the dunes, see- Tin town and 1970's wreck the Signa
  • Scenic Helicopter Flights
  • Go on the toboggan run
  • jet ski hire, boat hire, para sailing.
  • Or just RELAX