The Bay where the HMAS Assault still stands is a major tourist attraction and a landmark as it has both cultural and historical value.
The Soldiers point is one of the major monuments among the various monumental structures found in the region. This structure was a mark of victory by the HMS Providence among the escaped convicts set up in the year 1795 by the royal navy.
Australia is the home athletes and sportsmen and women. Thus if you feel like having a shot at sport Australia is the place and port Stephens in not excluded. Among all the sports here in the beach of the south of pacific surfing the waves is a major sport. Apart from this other water sports like kayaking, jet skiing and parasailing are available options for adrenaline junkies.
Dry sports like motor sport on quad ATV or riding a
After a hard day and full on travelling, one can unwind in the depth of the beautiful sea swimming with the fishes under the crystal blue water or have a refreshing snack on the decks of a fine and classy yatch. One can take a stroll down the beaches or go cycling as the sun goes off under the horizon.
Nature itself is a treat in the city with the setting sun reflecting on the numerous water bodies or the huge golden sand dunes that stands tall to be climbed down. One thing that deserves a special mention is the friendly ecology that the tourists get acquainted to in their brief time under water.
Apart from the night programs, orchestras and other classical programs in the library of Port Stephens, there are a lot of beach parties which are organised at various beaches. The sports lounge host parties from time to time of which you can be a part of to enjoy.
There are some unique sports bars around the city where one can sit and enjoy his favorite game while having a sip of his favorite drink. Bars serving cocktails and mocktails are open at beaches in the evening till night.
Murrays Blues Brewery serves excellent tea as well as with good live blues and jazz music. Live musicians entertain tourists with their talent. Other surf clubs have afro drums and Congo players with tourists swinging and swaying to their reggae rhythm.
Anna Bay Community market open every Saturday is home to food and wide range of organic products.Medowvie goods stocks a lot of local hand made goods and souvenirs to bring back the memories of a god trip.
Port Stephens markets is the central market place of the city and you can get virtually anything and everything ranging from local hand-made dresses to products imported through the ports.