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Vibrant place to shop and eat

Variety of eating options with three fresh seafood co ops down the end and boat charter/cruises... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Culinarykids
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Sydney
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Lots of places to eat

quiet a few places to eat around the marina and very close to the town. Still fairly quiet in... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
jules_w68
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Melbourne, Australia
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D’ALBORA Marinas is the largest marina operator in Australia with seven marinas, offering exchange berthing rights and a premium service, while fostering a genuine sense of belonging within our community.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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6 Teramby Rd, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia
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+61 2 4984 1333
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a disappointing trip to the marina with our traditional breakfast venue closed down there were a few vacant shops at the marina & around the town we settled for another cafe at the marina food was ok & servings were large but price...More

Thank Christian M
DALBORA_Marinas, Concierge at D'Albora Marinas, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We are very sorry that your traditional breakfast venue wasn’t available, but good to hear that you still enjoyed your meal. There is a lot in the pipeline for our site at Nelson Bay, including...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We wandered the Marina for a few hours enjoying the little boutique shops, some great food and of course you can go to marina without going to the ice cream shop. We visited on a Sunday and it was busy with locals and tourists enjoying...More

Thank Jodie S
DALBORA_Marinas, Concierge at D'Albora Marinas, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. Yes, we love the live music and you can always find something delicious to eat and drink!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Variety of eating options with three fresh seafood co ops down the end and boat charter/cruises down the other. A few souvenir and homewares/ boutique style shops are nice to browse through.

Thank Culinarykids
DALBORA_Marinas, Concierge at D'Albora Marinas, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. Yes, d'Albora Marinas Nelson Bay is a hive of activity, with retail shops, food and beverage offerings, dive and cruise operators and much more.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wander about or have a beer, get the kids an ice cream go on one of the many different tours available. Shops to explore, people to watch - and all the beautiful boats to look at. Perfect place to spend a few hours!

Thank paulaxadams
DALBORA_Marinas, Concierge at D'Albora Marinas, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. Yes, it is very easy to spend a few hours wandering around d'Albora Marinas Nelson Bay shops and grabbing a bite to eat or relaxing with a drink by the waters edge, watching the boats and people go by.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very busy place.Lots of foot Traffic.No decent Resturants to eat at. Alot of boats .A good place to stay away from.Over crowded when the Markets are onMore

Thank Karenne W
DALBORA_Marinas, Concierge at D'Albora Marinas, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. Yes, the marina does get busier on weekends and during the warmer months, we like it when people are visiting by foot or boat. We offer live music from local artists on weekends too, which...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

quiet a few places to eat around the marina and very close to the town. Still fairly quiet in September but I think come summer it would be buzzing

Thank jules_w68
DALBORA_Marinas, Concierge at D'Albora Marinas, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. As the weather warms up, the activity and action on the marina increase and during the long days of Summer the marina certainly is buzzing.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This place can be crowded on weekends. Mainly eateries and a couple of bars. A nice spot to have a rest, eat, drink and have the marina and breakwall as your outlook. As we were there on a Monday afternoon the crowds weren't there, so...More

Thank paul v
DALBORA_Marinas, Concierge at D'Albora Marinas, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. Yes, there is always a lovely outlook and relaxed atmosphere at the marina.

Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Tried the wood fired pizzas upstairs and also the tin tin Asian food upstairs both are great. Free music near the water.

Thank TeamMilo
DALBORA_Marinas, Concierge at D'Albora Marinas, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2018

Thank you for your review. Yes, we have a wonderful selection of food and beverage offerings at d'Albora Marinas Nelson Bay.

Reviewed 25 August 2018

A beautiful place to grab an ice-cream and walk about. Our 2nd visit here and equally enjoyable. Parking nearby can be difficult on busy days. There are free toilets behind the shops and lots of seats to sit and watch the world go by. The...More

Thank dalton1skiing
DALBORA_Marinas, Concierge at D'Albora Marinas, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

Thank you for your review. There are always things to see and do at d'Albora Marinas Nelson Bay. The bird watching is always entertaining and the fish feeding lots of fun. There is a wonderful selection of food and beverage and retails shops to look...More

Reviewed 14 August 2018

We haven't been to the marina in years as there are so many great places to visit in the area. We thought we would grab a quick coffee at one of the places at the marina on our way home. Firstly was not impressed to...More

Thank iamsuey
DALBORA_Marinas, Concierge at D'Albora Marinas, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We just hosted the Festival Weekend at d'Albora Marinas Nelson Bay for The Port Stephens 2018 Love Sea Food Festival which is currently being held during the month of August. There are so many fantastic...More

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SimW19
14 May 2018|
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Response from DALBORA_Marinas | Property representative |
Hello, We have four hour parking in our car park and charge $1.30 per hour and $2.70 in peak periods. The council car park might be different, sorry I don't know how much they charge or how long you can park in that one. I... More
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Mc M
8 October 2016|
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Response from homeawayfromhome2011 | Property representative |
Doggie friends are most welcome and you will find a drinking bowl for your pups at the Marina Ice Creamery
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Linda C
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Response from Jen H | Reviewed this property |
Theres a good seafood place on ground Level there. Service isn't that great though. And the price is abit expensive. Enjoy
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