Nelson Head Heritage Lighthouse and Reserve, Nelson Bay

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  • Went here after reading reviews on our recent trip to Port Stephens. We were fortunate to have a beautiful sunny day so the view was just amazing.We ordered tea , coffee and some scones. The service w...  more »
  • The light house sits on top of a hill where an old WW2 observation post and gun emplacement were. Fantastic views of the bays. Well worth a look and a donation to the Volunteer Marine Rescue.  more »
  • A short drive from Nelson Bay and you will find yourself at the Nelson Bay lighthouse. Take in the extensive views over the MacQuarie Lakes area, as well as the entrance to the Lakes and the Tomaree N...  more »
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  • Restaurant excellent but parking is a headache especially if there's an event on
  • So so place.but nice view
  • Always treat to have morning tea, the view is ;great and so are the staff.
  • Great views of the ocean plus a mini store with good variety and good prices. All for a gold coin donation to walk through their little display museum and get a history lesson of all the vessels. Plus a cafe to enjoy the view.
  • It's a place with a very special aura. The view from the top is breathtaking. I was looking forward to taste some tea specialties but there isn't any. Little disappointed. The cake was nice.
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