Nelson Bay is the largest town in the Port Stephens area and it is a popular holiday destination. The Information Centre covers the whole of the Port Stephens area.
Nelson Bay is on the Pacific Highway (A1)
The Pacific Highway runs from Tweed Heads West in the north to Hexham ( near Newcastle) in the south. This is where the F3 Sydney- Newcastle Freeway starts and continues until it joins the Cumberland Highway North Sydney. It is 830 kilometres long and a 10.30 hour drive.