Where to stay around Hawks Nest?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,570 holiday lettings near Hawks Nest. From 750 Condos/Apartments to 657 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Hawks Nest is on HomeAway.

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:

  • Myall Park: 1,389 holiday lettings
  • Dark Point Aboriginal Place: 1,604 holiday lettings
  • Hawks Nest Golf Club: 1,578 holiday lettings
  • Port Stephens Winery: 1,661 holiday lettings
  • Oakvale Farm and Fauna World: 1,685 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 Condos/Apartments in Hawks Nest?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 750 Condos/Apartments in Hawks Nest. Our other popular types of Hawks Nest holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 657 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 22 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 18 self catering accommodations

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

Can I rent beach rentals in Hawks Nest?

Absolutely, HomeAway has 159 beach rentals in Hawks Nest. You have also many other possibilities in Hawks Nest area, including:

  • Waterfront rentals: 79 holiday rentals
  • Downtown rentals: 10 holiday rentals
  • Mountain rentals: 8 holiday rentals

Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday lettings.

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

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 357 holiday homes with pool available in Hawks Nest. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a self catering apartment or holiday rental in Hawks Nest, Australia your home away from home

    Hawks Nest is on the coast of New South Wales just north of Newcastle. It is on a peninsula of land between the Tasman Sea and the Myall River. The town was named after a huge hawk's nest in a tree that was once used as a navigational aid to guide boats on the Myall River!

    Things to Do in Hawks Nest, NSW

    Hawks Nest is the perfect spot to choose for those wanting a quiet beach holiday in a relatively unpopulated area, although it can be busy with Syndeysiders at weekends. The sandy beach runs for miles and is ideal for long walks along the edge of the waves, swimming, snorkeling, diving, bush walking, dolphin spotting and fishing. Much of the area is covered in coastal scrubland and is best explored by 4WD. There are plenty of small shops and restaurants serving Hawks Nest holiday rentals along with a local golf course.

    Places to Visit Around Hawks Nest, NSW

    Just across the river is the community of Tea Gardens which is a pleasant place to visit across the Singing Bridge. It got its name from the sound the wind makes in the bridge railings which at times sounds like a wind harp. At the northeast end of the bridge is the Jean Shaw Koala Reserve which is a wildlife corridor for native wildlife such as koalas and dingoes to reach the Myall Lakes. Myall Lakes National Park is a great area to visit. Cross the lake system on a small car ferry run by the National Parks and Wildlife Service at Bombah Point. This was a traditional aboriginal crossing point on the four lake system. The village of Bungwahl and the Seal Rocks are worth a visit.

    Weather in Hawks Nest, NSW

    Holiday rentals in Hawks Nest enjoy a pleasant temperate climate with warm summers and mild winters. The hottest months are December through March, averaging 26°C (79°F). July is the coldest month with daytime highs around 17°C (63°F). The area has rainfall throughout the year but the wettest months are from December to March. The total annual rainfall in this area is 1212mm or 47 inches.

    Travel to Hawks Nest, New South Wales

    The nearest airport to holiday rentals in Hawks Nest is Sydney Kingsford Smith (SYD) Airport which is 234km away. It can be reached in about 3 hours by car along the F3 Newcastle Freeway and the Pacific Highway. Alternatively, local flights connect from Sydney to Newcastle (NTL) Airport just 55 km away. Sydney Airport is the major hub for Qantas and a secondary hub for Virgin and Jetstar Airways. It handles 47 domestic destinations and many more international flights, handling over 35 million passengers a year. The airport is linked by underground trains with stations under each terminal linked to the main Cityrail network making it easy to reach Sydney city centre.

    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.

    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)