The suburb of Nelson Bay is located in the Hunter Valley region of Port Stephens in New South Wales. It is about 155 kilometres away from the capital city of Sydney. Some of the scenic landscapes and waterscapes that are found in the vicinity of Nelson Bay are Shoal Bay, Dutchies Beach, Glovers Hill and Stephens Peak, to mention a few. The area is a major tourist spot, with attractions such as dolphin and whale watching as well as various aquatic sports and recreational activities such as diving, fishing and surfing. The residents of Nelson Bay are primarily linked by the transport systems of the Newcastle train station and the Newcastle Airport. Travellers who wish to stay for a while may pick from a number of hotels. Some of these nearby accommodations are Admiral Nelson Motor Inn, Beaches Serviced Apartments and Leilani Haciendas.