Things to See and Do
Near Lemon Tree Passage, New South Wales, Australia
BIG4 Koala Shores is ideally located right in the heart of Port Stephens, but away from the hustle and bustle of those busy tourist areas. You can go and explore the area and join in on the many festivals and events we have throughout the year, then come back to the park and relax and enjoy our waterfront locations and family-friendly facilities.
Featured Things to See and Do
Distance is calculated point-to-point. If landmarks, waterways or rivers are nearby, the distance may be further by road.
The Tilligerry Habitat resides on 15 hectares of natural bushland, it is a non profit charitable organisation. The informative guides escort interpretive walks, help you find koalas and explain the delights of local bush tucker.
Top 6 Tips on How to Spot Koalas
One of our favourite eco-friendly family activities is going koala spotting! Nearby Tilligerry Habitat is one of the best places in Port Stephens, and in NSW, to spy these fluffy little creatures. Take a look at our top tips on how to spot them.
Irukandji Shark and Ray Encounters
Irukandji Shark and Ray Encounters, Port Stephens, invites you to meet and greet our amazing and wonderful animals in a one on one experience like no other. Our experiences will take you on a riveting, safe and breathtaking journey. Hand feed sharks, rays, seahorses, eels and fish who all call our place home and will show you the most hands on exhilarating marine experience for all ages.
Stockton Beach Sand Dunes
The wind-blown sand dunes of Stockton Beach comprise the largest continuous mobile sand mass in New South Wales. There are many ways to explore the coastal wilderness of the Stockton Sand Dunes; by 4WD or 6WD adventure tours, by horse, on foot or for something really different, by quad bike! You can even take your own 4WD onto the beach but be sure to obtain a permit first.
Sahara Trails Horse Riding Port Stephens
No matter your ability, everyone is welcome to experience amazing beach rides and sand dune extravaganza at Sahara Trails Horse Riding. Chose between 3 tour options tailored to suit different levels of experience and get up in the saddle! This tour is located only 5km from BIG4 Koala Shores Holiday Park.
Lemon Jam is a free, all ages, monthly music event held on the waterfront at beautiful Lemon Tree Passage. Lemon Jam has music, kids’ activities, raffles, fabulous playground, enclosed sea swimming pool, close to waterfront cafes, takeaways & plenty of parking. It’s a great FREE family day out, unless you need a caffeine fix, or a burger, or a scone & cream.
Port Stephens Markets
Port Stephens is lucky to host a number of different markets with something for everyone. Check out our list of nearby markets and let the experience begin!