Discover a selection of 1,500 vacation rentals in Nelson Bay, NSW, AU that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and private pools. Prices start at $112 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Nelson Bay. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

The waterfront setting of Nelson Bay is ready to explore

The beaches and parks create a pretty picture of Nelson Bay. This city's spas, golfing and whale watching attract many visitors, and its romantic and walkable location add to the charm. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Sightseeing in and around Nelson Bay

Are you hoping to discover things to do while you're in town? Travelers enjoy fun activities like golfing and whale watching. Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that Nelson Bay has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Nelson Bay Golf Club (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Hawks Nest Golf Club (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Irukandji Shark & Ray Encounters (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Port Stephens Winery (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • Karuah and District Golf Club (12.9 mi / 20.8 km)
  • Oakvale Farm and Fauna World (14.3 mi / 23 km)

Seasonal weather in Nelson Bay

If you're planning a vacation around warm-weather activities, January, February, December and March are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 80°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Nelson Bay

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Nelson Bay. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Dutchies Beach (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Gan Gan Hill Lookout (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Fly Point Marine Reserve (1 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Nelson Head Lighthouse (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Tomaree National Park (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Toboggan Hill Park (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Nelson Bay

Fly into Newcastle, NSW (NTL-Williamtown), the closest airport, located 18.3 mi (29.5 km) from the city center.

How many vacation rentals are available around Nelson Bay, NSW, AU?

Our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 1,338 vacation rentals around Nelson Bay. From 764 house rentals to 561 condo and apartment rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Nelson Bay?

Vrbo offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Nelson Bay. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Toboggan Hill Park: 1,343 vacation rentals
  • Fly Point Marine Reserve: 1,343 vacation rentals
  • Nelson Head Lighthouse: 1,342 vacation rentals
  • Gan Gan Hill Lookout: 1,342 vacation rentals
  • Nelson Bay Golf Club: 1,343 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Nelson Bay listed on Vrbo where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Nelson Bay?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 764 Houses in Nelson Bay. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Nelson Bay include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 561 rentals available
  • Cottages: 13 rentals available
  • Cabins: 13 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Villas and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Nelson Bay?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 254 vacation rentals with pool available in Nelson Bay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.