Stockton Sand Dunes, Port Stephens

4.5
#1 of 11 in Nature in Greater Newcastle
Golden waves of sand rise 30 m (98.4 ft) above the sea at Stockton Sand Dunes. Consider renting a four-wheel drive vehicle to drive along the 32 km (20 mi) beach along the dunes. You'll need a permit to drive the car near the water, but the dunes are free for sand trekking on foot. Climb the highest of these dunes for views of the sea, then sand surf down to the beach to relax in the dune's shadow. Use our Williamtown journey planner to visit Stockton Sand Dunes on your trip to Williamtown, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Our tour groupbooked a four wheel drive adventure along the beach and up the dunes at Anna bay.The driver knew what to look out for so we saw dolphins surging along plenty of birdlife and ended at Tin...  more »
  • Amazing just to see the sheer number of tourists and tourist operators when you drive in off the road. A real eye opener. We prefer the quieter beaches so not for us but enjoyed seeing how popular it ...  more »
  • Friends of ours took us out four wheel driving along the Stockton Sand Dunes as I wanted to find an area noted as Tin City... this is a small group of old tin shacks hidden in amongst the dunes. Reall...  more »
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