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Nelson Head Heritage Lighthouse and Reserve

Lighthouse Road, Nelson Head, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia
+61 2 4981 3585
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“gift shop” (33 reviews)
“marine rescue” (34 reviews)
“scones” (33 reviews)
Lighthouse Road, Nelson Head, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia
+61 2 4981 3585
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We have lived in Nelson Bay for 13 years & this location is still one of our favourites. The beautiful outlook towards the heads across Shoal Bay, the manicured lawns, the Cafe, the museum & Coastal Patrol operations, make this a must see location for...More

Thank Iain H
Reviewed yesterday

Beautiful scenery Fantastic little museum and nice cafe - we went on a Sunday mid morning - bad idea unfortunately the cafe was very very busy ( which is good or bad ) BUT we couldnt find a seat - The parking area is NOT...More

Thank missy b
Reviewed 1 week ago

had breaky here the view was unbelielable the food fantastic recommend the scones , and the walk around the old lighthouse accomodation was good with lots of local history

Thank Leanne D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is a spectacular, tucked away secret in Nelson bay. I went there one day for lunch, saw their scones and had to revisit the next day... just wow! The staff are nice locals and the food is tasty & home cooked. So nice...More

Thank Zoe83j
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The view is beautiful Staff friendly Great for family, reasonably priced Recommend the eggs Benedict not so much the corn frittas

Thank Fiona M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This inner light house has been well looked after by the marine rescue volunteers and the local historic society group. Lots if information to read up on great photos to see. Also has a beaut little cafe next door under some trees with magical views...More

Thank Irene D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Each time that me and my girlfriend go to Nelson Bay area we go for breakfast in here.. nice view nice food nice service.... the only bad thing a bit annoying are the birds that comes for eat... a small tip don't seat under the...More

Thank fab852017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A place you can return to every time you want to impress someone. The views are outstanding and the food, prices and staff are to be commended. Love it here.

1  Thank Kerry P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The museum was very interesting. The people genuine and friendly. The food was delicious. The view spectacular!

1  Thank Barbara K
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Amazing views, a great little museum and shop and a pleasant and friendly cafe. A must go to for visitors.

1  Thank NickLed135
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28 June 2017|
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Response from coleman22 | Reviewed this property |
Suggest $10-20 per person depending on how much you want to eat and drink!