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.



Sacred Tree Markets are a diverse and vibrant street stall market with live music, fashion, food and art. Located on the Nelson Bay foreshore in front of D’ALBORA Marinas Nelson Bay, the Sacred Tree Markets showcase the very best of local Port Stephens artisans, with a focus on sustainable and ethically produced goods.

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Teramby Rd, Nelson Bay NSW 2315


02 4984 1333



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 our boat 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

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

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.

Café and Convenience on the Bay

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 Breath specialise in serving prime rib, their signature dish and offering several other dishes to cater for varied tastes. Enjoy casual dining in the heart of the bay.

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.

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.

Noakes Boatyard is situated at the western end of D’ALBORA Marina at Nelson Bay, Port Stephens and provides local and cruising vessels with expert maintenance and repair services.

Pacific Watercolours

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

Popeye Laundry

Look after your washing needs with Popeye laundry.

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.

Sandbars Seafood

Sandbars Seafood offers the classic trimmings as your local seafood shop. The menu includes chef specials, pastas, salads, vegetarian, grilled meals & snacks, available to eat in or take away.

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.

Tin Tin Eatery

Classic Chinese cuisine to suit your casual dining needs

Wood Oven

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