Tea Gardens is located on the Myall River, nearby the town of Hawks Nest, in the Port Stephens area. Only a 2.5 hour drive from the Sydney CBD and 1 hour from Newcastle, the surrounding beaches and tranquil waters make it the perfect beach holiday for those looking for some time to unwind. With its great accommodation, modern vibrant cafes and delicious food, Tea Gardens is great for families or couples looking for a beach getaway.
Tourists flock to Tea Gardens in the summer months for the fantastic beaches, Bennet Beach and Jimmys Beach provide ample opportunity for children to swim or surf in the beautiful waters, while mom and dad can have a relaxing tan on the beautiful beach shore. There are no shortages of accommodation options for the family, with some wonderful self contained apartments available throughout Tea Gardens. Port Stephens also offers some luxury resorts for families looking to experience a first class beach holiday. Once you leave the beach, the Yacaaba Headland walk, connecting with Bennet Beach, is one of the most amazing walks in the Port Stephen’s region. The nearby Myall Lakes National Park is definitely worth a visit, and well worth staying in Tea Gardens to ensure you are nice and close to this natural haven.
One of the great things about staying in Tea Gardens is that there are so many places to visit. Go for a drive to the amazing nature parks throughout Barrington Tops, or catch a ferry from Tea Gargens to Nelson Bay and see the dolphins and whales that visit the area. If you want to get back into the water, go scuba diving or snorkelling in the bay and see what creatures live beneath the idyllic waters. Around Port Stephens, there is no shortage of places to stay so you have unrestricted access to any of their marvellous attractions. Tea Gardens itself has plenty of luxury hotel options, as well as more budget hotel and motel options. In the surrounding Port Stephens area, backpacker hostels are readily available for those looking to enjoy their holiday for less. Whatever your accommodation needs Tea Gardens and the Port Stephens region will be able to find a bed for you.