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Fly Point

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Great diving spot and a good walk...

Fly point is an easy access position along Nelson Bay beach. Over the years the council have... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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This is a beautiful spot.Views to Tea Gardens .A family friendly beach .The markets are there on... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2018
Karenne W
Fingal Bay, Australia
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  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“marine park”(6 reviews)
“art gallery”(2 reviews)
Victoria Parade, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago 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

Thank Lee337337
Reviewed 16 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

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

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.

Thank CaganP
Reviewed 10 August 2018

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 24 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 26 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 20 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 25 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
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10 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