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Published September 4th 2012
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Shoal Bay Holiday Park is located across the road from the stunning Shoal Bay Beach in Port Stephens on NSW North Coast. White sand and crystal clear blue water, make this spot ideal for families, as the beach is protected and there are no waves.

When you are ready to unplug the Playstation, shut down Facebook, pause the iPod and connect with nature, then Port Stephens should be on top of your list. You will find plenty of apps, I mean activities to keep you occupied whale and dolphin watching, boating, diving, kayaking, fishing, sailing, toboganning, horse riding, bushwalking, shopping and riding down sand dunes.

And what better way to spend your weekend getaway or holiday than at Shoal Bay Holiday Park, which offers several different accommodation options to suit all types of travellers single backpackers, couples, families and groups of friends.

Villas Outrigger, Catamaran and Sunseeker all offer airconditioning, wireless internet, full kitchen, microwave, private bathroom, linen, towels & pillows, TV, DVD player, deck and private parking.

Outrigger Villa is top of the range with 2 bedrooms and situated at the front of the park with easy access to the beach

Catamaran Villa has 2 bedrooms one with queen size bed and 2 king singles. Its kitchen is equipped with a dishwasher.
Sunseeker Villa is similar to Catamaran villa, but only with 1 bedroom that has a queen size bed.

Safari Bungalow offers camping with a difference. The tent is set up on a platform and has a private bathroom, deck, parking and wireless internet

Ensuite Sites are powered sites with their own bathroom facilities.

Powered Sites have double concrete slabs for your caravan

Shoal Bay Holiday Park has excellent facilities including modern amenities block, laundry, BBQs, tennis and basketball court, kids playground, games room and tour booking service.

Shoal Bay and its neighbouring Nelson Bay have plenty of cafes, restaurants, pubs and take away shops to choose from. Alternatively, buy some sausages and cook up a storm at the Holiday Park's BBQ.

The park offers its visitors membership to a Beachside Bonus VIP Club for only $10. Participants receive exclusive deals at Port Stephens Beachside Holiday Parks in Fingal Bay, Halifax, Shoal Bay and Soldiers Point including 10% discount on accommodation and voucher book for specials at local restaurants and cafes as well as various attractions.

To get to Shoal Bay from Sydney takes approximately 2.5 hours north on the F3 Freeway. If you are driving from Newcastle, it is only 45 minutes drive.

For those coming from other parts of Australia or overseas, flights are available to Newcastle Airport in Williamstown.

Car hire is available from Newcastle Airport and Nelson Bay.

Port Stephens top attractions include:

The Australian Shark and Ray Centre, where you can feed sharks and sting rays at -

Go at full speed down Toboggan Hill Park.

Go snorkelling or diving at the Great Lakes Marine Park.

Visit the Port Stephens Shell Museum.

Take a thrill ride on Thundaraft.

Swim with dolphins with Dolphin Swim Australia.

Go-Kart Racing at Port Stephens Go Karts.

Enjoy breathtaking views as you soar high into the air with Port Stephens Parasailing.

So whether you write on your wall, tweet, text, Skype, IM, email or text, let everyone know you won't be available for a few days, as you are going to play and surf for real.

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Why? Affordable Accommodation in Stunning Port Stephens
When: All year round
Where: 71 Shoal Bay Road, Shoal Bay
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