Destination guide

Why people love visiting relaxing Hawks Nest

The beaches, riverfront and lake are the perfect backdrop to your holiday home in Hawks Nest. Revered for its fishing, spas and golfing, this city is both relaxing and welcoming. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in and around Hawks Nest

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Hawks Nest a fun place to get away to. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Hawks Nest Golf Club (2.6 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Nelson Bay Golf Club (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Irukandji Shark & Ray Encounters (15.3 mi / 24.6 km)
  • Karuah and District Golf Club (16.1 mi / 25.9 km)
  • Port Stephens Winery (16.3 mi / 26.3 km)
  • Bulahdelah Golf Club (17.2 mi / 27.6 km)

Seasonal weather in Hawks Nest

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, January, February, December and March are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 27°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Hawks Nest

Travellers love Hawks Nest for its pristine beaches and stunning river views. Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Hawks Nest is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Bennetts Beach Hawks Nest (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Myall Park (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Winda Woppa Reserve (4.1 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Mount Tomaree (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Nelson Head Lighthouse (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Fly Point Marine Reserve (6.2 mi / 10 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Hawks Nest

Fly into Newcastle, NSW (NTL-Williamtown), the closest airport, located 24.4 mi (39.3 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Hawks Nest?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,439 holiday lettings around Hawks Nest. From 629 Houses to 94 Townhouses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Hawks Nest?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Hawks Nest. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Dark Point Aboriginal Place: 1,464 holiday lettings
  • Winda Woppa Reserve: 1,431 holiday lettings
  • Hawks Nest Golf Club: 1,432 holiday lettings
  • Myall Park: 1,437 holiday lettings
  • Tea Gardens-Hawks Nest Bridge: 1,433 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Hawks Nest listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Hawks Nest?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 629 Houses in Hawks Nest. Our other popular types of Hawks Nest holiday rentals include:

  • Townhouses: 94 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 25 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 643 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Hawks Nest?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 323 holiday homes with pool available in Hawks Nest. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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