The small town of Tea Gardens is located close to Port Stephens, this is in New South Wales, on the eastern coast of Australia. Your holidays in Tea Gardens will be spent just 77 km north-east of the city of Newcastleand even Sydney is within a few hours’ drive of the area. This part of Australia offers a very good chance to experience another side to the country. Tourism is in its infancy in this part of the world and by taking self catering accommodation in Tea Gardens, you will have the chance to experience life from the perspective of one of the locals. Rest assured that all properties in and around Tea Gardens will be offered at a very high standard and some might even command breathtaking views over the Pacific Ocean.
As your holidays in Tea Gardens will be spent within easy striking distance of the mighty Pacific Ocean, there are plenty of water-sports activities for you to get involved in. These include the likes of swimming, rock-pooling, snorkelling, deep-sea diving, canoeing and kayaking and surfing is always very popular along this stretch of Australian coast. You might also like to visit the local tourist information office to get the details for the best nature walks in the region, plus there are opportunities to enjoy horse riding and if you want a round or two of golf, the nearby Hawks Nest Golf Club will prove to be a real hit.
The town of Tea Gardens is very close to national Australian parks - which will be perfect if you want to explore the indigenous wildlife of this area. Both Corrie Island National Reserve and Wild Woppa Reserve are situated south of the town. It is definitely best to have access to your own car during your holidays in Tea Gardens, as this region is a little isolated. Two towns further along the coast that are popular wit tourists are Bundabah and Pindimar and the best tourist attractions of the area include Marine Drive and The Lions Park Lookout. If you fancy visiting a larger Australian city for the day, Newcastle will prove to be an excellent idea for you.
You will find that your holidays in Tea Gardens will be enjoyed in a climate that is on the borderline between oceanic and humid subtropical. Generally, however, it is more like the latter as this part of Australia is very mild throughout the whole year. Average temperatures in the summer (January) will be around 26 degrees Celsius and these will only drop back to around 17 degrees in July which is the middle of winter in the Southern Hemisphere. This area received around 44 inches of rainfall per year and this is fairly evenly distributed across the 12 months.
Tourists on their holidays in Tea Gardens should book flights from London Heathrow (LHR) to Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport (SYD). This can be done through either Virgin Atlantic or British Airways. You should then arrange to collect a car for your drive up the coast to your self catering accommodation in Tea Gardens.