Things to do in Nelson Bay on a bike – get up close and personal to nature and the environment.  Explore the Nelson Bay attractions, it’s a fun healthy way to spend time with loved ones

Port Stephens things to do includes the Nelson Bay foreshore, it’s the ideal start and end point to bike hire. The area has over 35 km of dedicated bike paths, bike lanes plus quiet back streets. Explore Nelson Bay Lighthouse, Tomaree Point National Park and Tomaree lookout, Shoal Bay, Fingal Bay beach and Corlette parklands.  All with views across the bay and ocean, so bring your swimmers as there are many safe places to cool off.

“The Bay” as the locals call it, has lots of shops and eateries plus a Cinema, pub, marina, dolphin and whale watching cruises all within 200 metres of the bike stations.  After a great ride try some of the best ice creams in Australia at the Marina Ice Creamery ask Greg or Garry “What’s the latest flavour”

Free Helmets, maps and bike locks from the Visitor Information Centre,  Subway and Cafe on The Bay. 

The Bikes and Where they are…

Nelson Bay Bike hire has 16 bikes for hire at two locations.

  1. At d’albora Marina 6 Teramby Road Nelson Bay NSW 2315
  2. At The Visitor Information Centre (VIC) 60 Victoria Parade, Nelson Bay NSW 2315 ph 1800 808 900

Both stations have 8 bikes for hire including 6 unisex bikes (4 with child seats and 2 with Baskets) for riders over 145 cm.  Additionally there are 2 children bikes which have 3 gears and 24 inch wheels, suitable for riders over 110cm tall 

The bike path is right there so start exploring Nelson bay by bike. Return the bikes to the same station.

How to Hire a Bike Today! 

Boomerang Bikes – Nelson Bay comprises two self service, hassle free bike hire systems, similar to a vending machine that requires a credit card to unlock a bike – open 24 hours everyday. It’s so easy! At the station control panel: Push any key to activate the screen then:

  1. Push button 1. To Rent a Bike
  2. Insert your Credit Card
  3. Choose the hire period
  4. Choose a bike
  5. Accept the waiver
  6. Grab your bike, and go!
  7. To hire another bike, repeat the process
  8. Return the bike to same station

Value for Money

Prices are:

  • $14 for 1 hour
  • $32 for up to 4 hours
  • $48 for 24 hours
  • $90 for 3 days ($30/day)
  • $154 for 7 days ($22/day)

Free Helmets, maps and bike locks from the Visitor Information Centre,  Subway and Cafe on The Bay.