Located in the heart of Port Stephens picturesque Nelson Bay is just a short two and a half hour drive from the Sydney CBD.


A pleasant two and a half hour drive from Sydney, D’ALBORA Marinas Nelson Bay is located in the heart of Port Stephens. 

Framing the waterfront, the marina offers 200 wet berths and jet ski storage with end to end dockmaster assistance and access to fuel available seven days a week. Members can also take advantage of personal care and laundry facilities onsite.  

With a great selection of retail boutiques offering gifts, clothing, jewellery and accessories you can also enjoy a meal at one of the marina’s many restaurants and cafes.

D’ALBORA Marinas Nelson Bay is central to many local attractions including dolphin and whale watching cruises, scuba diving, deep sea fishing charters and water adventure activities. There is free live music during the summer months, as well as the spectacular New Year’s Eve celebrations and 9pm fireworks. ‘Taste at the Bay’ festival is held on the foreshore and the marina is ‘sailing HQ’ for the popular Sail Port Stephens Regatta.

If you’re looking for the perfect venue for your upcoming function or wedding you’ll be delighted at the new events venue, Broughtons at the Bay. A function centre located on the top floor of D’ALBORA Marinas Nelson Bay with panoramic views overlooking the pristine waterways of Port Stephens.  Visit the Broughtons at the Bay website and speak with a member of the functions team.


Enjoy the luxury of having your boat ready to cruise whenever the mood strikes by storing your vessel in a wet berth. Our dockmasters are available seven days a week to assist you with ropes at your berth upon departure and return.


Dry boat storage is only available at D’ALBORA Marinas Akuna Bay and Pier 35.

Eat, drink, enjoy at Nelson Bay

The seasonal menu at Maverick’s on the Bay offers fresh, locally sourced seafood and produce with an excellent wine and a cocktails list to match. On Friday and Saturday evenings watch the sun go down over the water as you enjoy live music from Port Stephens musicians.


Picturesque Nelson Bay marina houses 200 wet berths and jet ski storage with high security. Facilities include end to end dockmaster assistance seven days a week along with reciprocal berthing rights at all seven D’ALBORA Marinas locations.

Members have access to fuel seven days a week and discount fuel cards. Parking and courtesy trolleys are at your disposal, along with pump-out facilities for your vessel.

Nelson Bay Marina offers personal care facilities, members seating area and laundry facilities.

There are also waterfront café and fine dining restaurant venues

Crows Nest Apartment is a luxury two-bedroom apartment that offers 180 degree water views, elevated above Nelson Bay marina.

Onsite marine services include detailing, repairs, maintenance, chandlery and boat brokerage.




Shop and win at d’Albora! Starting Friday the 19th of Feb, whenever you shop at d’Albora Nelson Bay, you’ll have the chance to win one of 5 weekly $500 EFTPOS cards, and a major prize of $5000. T&C applies.




Teramby Rd, Nelson Bay NSW 2315





1300 889 059


Nelson Bay is a relaxing two and a half hour drive from Sydney’s CBD, and only one hour from Newcastle.


There is a large paid ticket parking area at the rear of the marina.

We have been berthing at D’ALBORA Nelson Bay marina for over seven years. During this time we have found the facilities and convenience of the marina precinct to suit our needs completely, and marina management has always been prompt in addressing any concerns we may have raised.

Mike and Clara Ryves

Artisan Collective Port Stephens is a creative space where artists and makers collaborate to represent their own and each other’s art in a supportive manner, and where the community and the artist are put into direct contact.

We are located at d’Albora Marinas with 20 creative people represented, including painting, drawing, ceramics, photography, copper sculpture, hand made jewelry, weaving and macramé, sculpture, glass art, beeswax products and natural skin care. We volunteer our time, sharing the running of the shop as a retail gallery.

Looking for some excitement this long weekend or to just simply wine and dine? We have a multitude of breathtaking activities.

Blueys is the newest addition to d’Albora Marinas located at the eastern end of the marina precinct overlooking the water. Bluey’s menu has been developed upon the flavours of the Mediterranean coast and includes our version of signature rotisserie dishes, local seafood, charcuterie, antipasto, fresh salads, and family meals sourced locally with a focus on freshness and quality.


Full service boatyard providing lifting, washing, antifouling, servicing and top side polishing services to marina customers and the local boating community.

Broughtons at the Bay is a suitable venue for both functions, weddings, and with an overnight accommodation option for up to 300 guests available for your convenience.

This stylish café offers modern Australian cuisine for all meals, specialising in deserts and afternoon tea.

Situated at the eastern end of the marina, Corner Secrets offer a wide range of labels for bags, accessories and skin care such as Spencer and Rutherford, Olga Berg and Crabtree & Evelyn fragrances and body products.

Hog’s Australia’s Steakhouse serves Australia’s best steak, the 18 hour, slow cooked Prime Rib! We also serve a range of other delicious dishes including burgers, salads, wraps, seafood, ribs and more! Enjoy amazing casual dining on the harbour at Hog’s Nelson Bay.

Imagine Cruises is an advanced Eco-Accredited company. We showcase the best that the Port Stephens-Great Lakes Marine Park has to offer, while simultaneously doing our best to educate our guests and take care of our spectacular environment as well as the creatures, both land and sea, that inhabit it.


Located behind the Eastern building is the newly opened d’Albora Laundry offering self-service washing and drying facilities.

Fitted with extra-large machines, d’Albora laundry is cashless, offering payments via payWave. Opens daily from 7am to 10pm.

Explore the waterways of Nelson bay, Port Stephen’s in a unique way. Located on the waterfront at D’ALBORA Marinas, Lets Go Adventures is Nelson Bays longest established diving centre.

Lime Mexican Nelson Bay is perched on Level 1 overlooking the iconic d’Albora Nelson Bay Marina in stunning Port Stephens. A favourite with the locals, d’Albora Marina is a great place to go for a siesta or stroll, watch the dolphins and yachts, and spice up your life with some Mexican & Margaritas!

Marina Ice Creamery offers 35 flavours of premium ice cream and gelato. Whether you prefer to indulge in milkshakes, thickshakes, or something sweet with your coffee. We can satisfy your sweet tooth.

Mavericks on the Bay are the newest in dining sensations. Our lounge area allows you to enjoy a number of coffees or cocktails, or any of the eight draft beers we feature on tap.

Mid North Marine Engineering is a locally owned and operated business and is located at d’Albora Marina Nelson Bay directly on the hardstand.

With 14+ years of experience owner, Robbie is more than qualified to work on your vessel and his workmanship is first class.

Mobile Marine Electrics is a locally owned and operated business. Conveniently located at  d’Albora Marina Nelson Bay next door to the Marina Office.

We are qualified and experienced Marine Electricians and pride ourselves on the quality of our workmanship. Our aim is to give our customers the best outcome for their boating needs and budget. We stock a wide range of batteries, parts, accessories, lighting, audio and navigational equipment.

Come visit us at our showroom where you can meet the team and experience hands on some of the latest gear from all of the major Marine Electronics Manufacturers. We are confident that Mobile Marine Electrics will be the solution to all your electrical needs.


With seven vessels in our fleet, we have the versatility to cater for all types of functions and events. From intimate sunset cruises, to gala 200+ passenger events. Casual BBQ lunch cruises to formal weddings – with Moonshadow Cruises, the opportunities are endless.

Pacific Watercolours

Offering everything you need to remember your time spent at Nelson Bay from Giftware, clothing, even swimwear.

With over 30 years in the boating industry, R Marine Port Stephens has the experience and knowledge to achieve the best outcome when you make the decision to buy or sell a boat.

We are the largest boat brokerage in Port Stephens and can achieve maximum exposure on the Marina.  We are the Riviera dealer covering Central Coast, Newcastle, Lake Macquarie and Regional NSW.  Our Riviera range consists of Flybridge, Sports Yachts, SUV Collection and Belize Motor Yachts. 

You are also able to organise your Boat Insurance needs as we are the local Club Marine Dealer.

Subway Restaurants believe that being healthier doesn’t mean going hungry, and with 9 nutritious, tasty subs with 6 grams of fat or less, Subway subs are the perfect training fuel for bodies that like working hard.

Classic Chinese cuisine to suit your casual dining needs

Wood Oven offers traditional and gourmet pizzas, pastas and salads.