Port Stephens

Wild Koalas, sand dunes, and stunning coastal hikes – Exploring Port Stephens - a blue water paradise just out of Sydney!

Port Stephens Exploration

Discover the natural wonders of Port Stephens, from sand dunes to koala sanctuaries, and indulge in a traditional Brazilian BBQ.

Wild Koalas & Sand Dunes

Experience the thrill of exploring Port Stephens, home to wild koalas, massive sand dunes, and stunning coastal landscapes.

Coastal Adventure

Embark on an unforgettable journey through Port Stephens, filled with adventure, conservation, and breathtaking scenery.

This is What's Inclueded


Enjoy courtesy transport from and to Sydney Central, ensuring a hassle-free journey to and from Port Stephens.

Culinary Delights

Indulge in a delicious BBQ lunch at Shoal Bay, refueling your energy after a day of adventure and exploration.

Wildlife Encounters

Get up close to wild koalas at the Port Stephens Koala Sanctuary, and enjoy a private guided tour to learn about their natural habitat.

Sand Dunes Safari

Experience the excitement of a sand dunes safari at Anna Bay, followed by thrilling sandboarding activities for all ages.

Scenic Coastal Hikes

Hike up Mount Tomaree for panoramic views of the stunning coastline, offering perfect photo opportunities and moments of contemplation.

Expert Guided Tour

Benefit from knowledgeable guides who provide insights into the local wildlife, conservation efforts, and environmental awareness.

Terms & Conditions

Explore Port Stephens - A Coastal Adventure Awaits!

Join us on an exhilarating journey to Port Stephens, where you'll encounter wild koalas, conquer sand dunes, and indulge in a delicious BBQ feast.

Explore the trip Itinerary

Port Stephens - Day tour

See what the schedule for your great adventure will be like

  • 7 Am, departing from Sydney Central (812 George Street Haymarket 2000);
  • Quick stop halfway through (coffee and/or breakfast);
  • Anna Bay (Safari & sandboarding);
  • Port Stephens Koala Sanctuary (admission, private guided tour);
  • Tomaree Mt;
  • Shoal Bay (BBQ);
  • Heading back.

Wild Koalas, sand dunes, and stunning coastal hikes – Exploring Port Stephens – a blue water paradise just out of Sydney!

Includes Koala Sanctuary, sand dunes safari and boarding, tour guide, traditional Brazilian BBQ

After picking you up from Sydney Central at 7 Am, we’ll head towards the famous Port Stephens, a blue water paradise on the NSW Coast.

Once we hit the road, we have a quick stopover, halfway through, for coffee and/or brekkie.

We then head to Anna Bay, the stunning, and yep, largest moving sand dunes of the Southern Hemisphere. That is where you get the adrenaline flowing, starting with a sand safari sequenced by loads of fun sandboarding or you can simply enjoy the unique scenery. Trust us, there will be plenty of time to relax and connect to nature.

The next stop is the Port Stephens Koala Sanctuary where you will have a unique opportunity to see koalas in their natural bushland habitat. Enjoy a 45-minute private guided tour. Get up close through an elevated pathway with a viewing platform that takes you up to 10 meters into the tree top canopy offering unique perspectives into the koala’s natural habitat and making for a perfect photo opportunity!

We then have a lovely hike going up Mount Tomaree for sheer contemplation in an amazing lookout with awesome pics potential, of course!

Last but not least, we refill our energy by sharing a delicious BBQ. We will also conveniently drive you back to Sydney, where we will be back at Central Station at 8:30 Pm approximately.

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