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Fly Point

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ONE OF WORLD'S TOP SHORE DIVES

Very diverse marine life in this 35 year old marine reserve. I HAVE DIVED IT OVER 200 TIMES OVER... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
PETER N
Safe spot for children with good facilities.

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

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
I9599KWandrewc
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Greater Newcastle, Australia
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Victoria Parade, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
Thank PETER N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank I9599KWandrewc
Reviewed October 13, 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
Thank Lee337337
Reviewed September 16, 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 September 7, 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
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Reviewed August 24, 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
Reviewed August 10, 2018

Lots of marine life - great for walking around and snorkelling - beautiful clear water. Cafes near by as well as the flora walk.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Belinda989
Reviewed June 24, 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.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Andyjam2110
Reviewed May 20, 2018

markets were great can't wait to do them in summer today was a little cold and slow lot's of lovely peopl

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank jules19672018
Reviewed March 26, 2018

lots of reviews raving about this place, well maybe we were there at the wrong time of day, not much happening

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank John K
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mikiddo123
October 10, 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
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AliSerious
December 25, 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
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