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Fly Point

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Such a pretty area

Lots of marine life - great for walking around and snorkelling - beautiful clear water. Cafes near... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sydney, Australia
Awesome shore dive

This would have to be one of the best and easiest to access shore dives around. Really good... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2018
Newcastle, Australia
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“high tide”(22 reviews)
“bream”(9 reviews)
“clear water”(6 reviews)
Victoria Parade, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of marine life - great for walking around and snorkelling - beautiful clear water. Cafes near by as well as the flora walk.

Thank Belinda989
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

This would have to be one of the best and easiest to access shore dives around. Really good diversity of temperate and sub-tropical fish species, sponge gardens and HEAPS of different nudibranchs. One of my favourite dive sites. Hot tip: get the tides right.

Thank Andyjam2110
Reviewed 20 May 2018

markets were great can't wait to do them in summer today was a little cold and slow lot's of lovely peopl

Thank jules19672018
Reviewed 27 March 2018

lots of reviews raving about this place, well maybe we were there at the wrong time of day, not much happening

Thank John K
Reviewed 21 March 2018

This is a great, free, simple activity that is surprisingly good! Snorkle about with heaps of fish, just around the corner from a great swimming beach

Thank jessicapeters1992
Reviewed 26 February 2018

Fly Point is must see for snorkeling. No, there are no fly's there, it's about flying a flag! But be careful. If the tide is running out, and you are leisurely swimming around looking at the fish, you may get close to the oyster rocks...More

4  Thank hayes22017
Reviewed 26 January 2018

Went with my husband, extremely beautiful. Very busy on the weekends but empty on the weekdays (the time we went) would gladly come back and snorkel some more!!!

Thank frizzylissy_
Reviewed 16 January 2018

The parking was a nightmare..BUT it was well worth the stress of finding a spot because once there the soft white clean sand and crystal clear water make for a great swim. The kids loved it. Added bonus dolphins visited!

Thank Stephen W
Reviewed 15 December 2017

Situated in a quiet corner of Nelson Bay it has a nice beach with soft white sand and has calm waters suitable for young families. There is also a public restroom available.

1  Thank sunday9987
Reviewed 28 August 2017

The kids loved it, we went twice in one weekend. Just beautiful. Lucked out and saw dolphins while we were there. We will return!

Thank claretravels2017
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11 October 2015|
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Response from KenShadler | Reviewed this property |
We have a great spot at Nelson Bay called FLY POINT. (about 55K's from Newcastle) It is great for snorkelling & diving, with a lot of people using it. Probably best on high tide, & don't go to wide as there are currents. It... More
25 December 2014|
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Response from Ken2234 | Reviewed this property |
At Fly Point, we found waterproof shoes necessary either surf sandals or at least rubber thongs to get you into the water as it is quite rocky around the entry point at the bottom of the stairs from the car park. Although... More