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Fly Point

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Wonderful dive but at slack water only

We dived at 8am but missed high tide which was at 6 am. The current was very fast and we decided to... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Sydney, Australia
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Excellent spot for snorkelling

The Fly Point Marine Park is an excellent spot for snorkelling. The best time to snorkel is at high... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sydney, Australia
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Victoria Parade, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We dived at 8am but missed high tide which was at 6 am. The current was very fast and we decided to play it safe and stayed near the entry point. Lots of fish and sea weed. Wonderful place to dive with easy access to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 824pervezs
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Fly Point Marine Park is an excellent spot for snorkelling. The best time to snorkel is at high tide. There are lots of fish to see. A must do for anyone who likes to snorkel.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank AussieTraveller311
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very close to the road and parking. Good clean water close to area of protected marine park. Calm water and gently sloping white sand beach good for children of all ages

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Keith B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful and secluded. Be sure to check the tide times before going as this can make or break your experience. Accessible by steps and then you’re straight onto rocks so wear comfortable water shoes. There are great little areas where the kids can play and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank netmot
Reviewed 5 December 2018

Very diverse marine life in this 35 year old marine reserve. I HAVE DIVED IT OVER 200 TIMES OVER THE LAST 30 YEARS

Date of experience: October 2018
Reviewed 2 December 2018

A marine reserve with excellent snorkelling and swimming.Safe grounds with good public amenities and parking.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank I9599KWandrewc
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

Fly point is an easy access position along Nelson Bay beach. Over the years the council have improved the sea access which has made diving from the shore easier. It's a dedicated marine park with an exclusion zone for boats - so perfect for a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Lee337337
Reviewed 17 September 2018

This is a beautiful spot.Views to Tea Gardens .A family friendly beach .The markets are there on 1st 3rd & 5th Sundays of the Month .A Art Gallery & Skate Ramp

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Karenne W
Reviewed 8 September 2018

Even though this is a site that is very tide dependent, Fly Point is one of the most amazing shore dive sites I have ever visited, (check out local dive shops for more information they are more than happy to help) Fly Point is only...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank misscandle
Reviewed 25 August 2018

A lovely spot for the young and old. It's a safe beach with lots to see and very clean. Very relaxing place for a holiday.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank CaganP
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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