This year’s event will feature the very popular camel rides, face painting, two free jumping castles and other kids activities. The Carols and Nativity Play include real camels, donkeys and sheep.
Festivities at 5.30pm with live performances from local musicians, as well as lots of activities and great food for all the family. The highlight of the evening, the Carols and Nativity Play, will begin at 7.30pm.
Fireworks at 9pm (only) at d’Albora Marinas. Live bands, entertainment.
Celebrations begin at 9am with Parade to Fly Point where celebrations continue until 4pm.
Held each year with up to 1500 competitors and 500 boats competing for around $100,000 in species and lucky draw prizes.
5.30am Assemble at Apex Park in Nelson Bay CBD
5.40am Dawn Service in Apex Park followed by breakfast at Wests Nelson Bay Diggers
10.30am Assemble at Nelson Bay Bowling Club for
10.40am Main march to Apex Park.
10.50am at Apex Park
Noon. Luncheon at Diggers for sub-branch members, uniformed personnel and partners.
Happy Mothers day. Looking for something extra special this year. Why not surprise and delight your Mum with a weekend stay in Treehouse. With the cooler weather almost upon us treat her to evenings beside the fireplace with a glass of wine in our Bush Spa Cottage after a day of watching whales. We can provide customised “Gift Certificates” to your choice.
Wanderers Retreat is located only 400 metres from One Mile Beach where the Tri Port Stephens Triathlon Festival’s starting line. The 10km run passes our front door.
Whether you’re a spectator or an athlete come stay with us and walk directly to the event. No parking problems. Book early as accommodation fills fast for this major event.
The Tri Port Stephens Triathlon Festival features is a 1.5/40/10 standard distance triathlon as well as shorter options for novices and juniors. The 1.5km swim leg will be held at the southern end of One Mile Beach. Despite being an open water swim, the waters are usually calm and protected. The 40km cycle leg consists of a three lap flat to undulating ride and the 10km run consists of a three lap course.
Right at our front door. Come stay with us …
Port Stephens NSW will again host the Bluewater Country Music Festival this June Long weekend
This Festival commenced in 2006, promises to feature exciting new gigs at over 20 venues. The festival not only features established Australian Country Music artists, but also young new talent, as well as a Bush Poet program.
Nelson Bay provides a unique seaside setting for the Festival embracing the June long weekend. Activities include a line dancing program as well as demonstrations and competitions. Also there will be a range of “Country Music and Bush Poet Cruises” which will be on the beautiful bay of Port Stephens. It truly brings the best of the “Country to the Coast”. The Program will be available on the website approximately 2 weeks before the weekend.