Nelson Bay

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  • Openwater Course Nelson Bay

Openwater Course Nelson Bay

These PADI Open water Dive Courses are scheduled for the 1st and 3rd Saturday of every month. You can choose to complete your dive course in three or four consecutive days or over two weekends! All scuba diving and snorkelling equipment is included in your course fees and up to 8 OCEAN DIVES (Deluxe package)!!!

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Port Stephens (Nelson Bay) is a beautiful, relaxed holiday area located 230 km north of Sydney. This picturesque, blue-water bay is bordered by clean beaches, rugged bushland and a number of weather-beaten offshore islands.

Diving outside the bay is fantastic, with plenty of reefs, deep drop-offs and a number of historic shipwrecks. Even inside the bay, the diving is great boasting three of the top shore dives on the east coast of Australia.

Put it together with the drop gorgeous scenery, wide white beaches, friendly locals... and Nelson Bay is a pretty hard place to pass by.
  • Only 2½ hours north of Sydney along the F3 for 45 minutes from Newcastle
  • 25 minutes from Newcastle Airport with flights from most capital cities and regional airports daily
  • Coach services depart daily, direct to the hotel from Sydney and Newcastle

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