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Nelson Head Heritage Lighthouse and Reserve

Lighthouse Road, Nelson Head, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia
+61 2 4981 3585
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US$ 102.46*
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Port Stephens Beach Day Trip from Sydney Including Barbecue Lunch
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“gift shop” (31 reviews)
“marine rescue” (32 reviews)
“scones” (31 reviews)
Lighthouse Road, Nelson Head, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia
+61 2 4981 3585
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We found this by accident, looking for a view from the point and expecting just tea rooms. It was a great view, good display museum and a really vital rescue service. Keep going up the hill in the car park, well worth the stop

Thank sherbert B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whilst the parking can be a bit of a challenge it is worth managing. The outlook is superb and the meals are delightful.

Thank Ken W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tea room lovely scones well worth $8 so big and tasty, also nice cuppa tea , my husband had a tasty sandwich price ok views fantastic . Gold Coin donations to go in the museum best part of the go up light house the marine...More

Thank lisa g
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are staying nearby, it's good to have a hike up the hill to the lighthouse. Nice view of Nelson Bay and Shoal Bay. The place a have cafe with a great view of the bay. Entrance if free.

Thank Bee2Fast
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice view but also an interesting experience. You can even walk into the observation centre and the guards will take you through the insights of their work. There is also a cafe with views.

Thank DominikJ78
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great view And good coffee at the cafe ... Cafe is also pet friendly..also byo for those who are eating ..

Thank 10Dora
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a view from this delightful place, free and you can have a coffee while enjoying the magic views all around you. Wonderful to see such good service provided for this in difficulty in boats.

Thank Dorothy G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place if wonderful and so interesting,the food is very good,the views spectacular and pretty walks and if open go into the Coastal Search and Rescue Centre,very interesting.

Thank Gloria B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Incredible views across the bay. Food and service good. Birds stealing food off plates rather a problem, with supplied spray bottles only weapon!

Thank Gayle M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great lunch and coffee, The Avo smash was awesome will deffiently be back.. parking spots can be hard to get in peak times, but it is what it is. Cheers

Thank Mark I
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