Discover a selection of 1,500 vacation rentals in Shoal 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 WiFi. Prices start at $107 per night, and condos and houses are popular options for a stay in Shoal Bay. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Destination guide

The beachside setting of Shoal Bay is ready to explore

The beaches and mountains create a pretty picture of Shoal Bay. This relaxing and romantic city is known for its spas, dolphin watching and bars. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, Vrbo has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in Shoal Bay

Are you searching for things to do in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that Shoal Bay has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Nelson Bay Golf Club (2 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Hawks Nest Golf Club (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Irukandji Shark & Ray Encounters (11 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Port Stephens Winery (11.9 mi / 19.1 km)
  • Karuah and District Golf Club (14.9 mi / 24 km)
  • Oakvale Farm and Fauna World (16.4 mi / 26.4 km)

Seasonal weather in Shoal Bay

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your vacation, 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 Shoal Bay

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Shoal Bay is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mount Tomaree (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Nelson Head Lighthouse (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Fly Point Marine Reserve (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Tomaree National Park (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Dutchies Beach (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Gan Gan Hill Lookout (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Shoal Bay

Fly into Newcastle, NSW (NTL-Williamtown), the closest airport, located 20.5 mi (33 km) from the city center.

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

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 1,359 vacation rentals around Shoal Bay. From 595 condo and apartment rentals to 739 house 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 Shoal Bay?

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

  • Mount Tomaree: 1,367 vacation rentals
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  • Pelican Park: 1,368 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Shoal 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 Condos/Apartments in Shoal Bay?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 595 Condos/Apartments in Shoal Bay. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Shoal Bay include:

  • Houses: 739 rentals available
  • Studios: 600 rentals available
  • Villas: 23 rentals available

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

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

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 288 vacation rentals with pool available in Shoal Bay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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