Boating in Port Stephens & Nelson Bay
Port Stephens and Nelson Bay are a Mecca for boating enthusiasts, and with good reason. Superb fishing opportunities and so many options for other watersports are what this Blue Water Paradise is famous for. In late March every year, for example, Nelson Bay showcases an estimated 1,000 competitors and 450 boats during for the annual Trailer Boat Tournament. Anglers travel from around NSW come to compete for over $80,000 in species and lucky draw prizes.