Port Stephens, Australia is a large natural harbour located approx 3 hours north-east from Sydney, NSW. Port Stephens has a narrow entrance between two striking hills of volcanic origin. The southern headland, “Tomaree” or “South” Head, rises to 120 metres above sea level while “Yacaaba”, the northern headland, is 210 m above sea level.
Nelson Bay Beaches As with many coastal communities in Australia, beaches are a main feature of Port Stephens Nelson Bay . The beaches in Port Stephens have panoramic views and powerful surf much like most beaches in Australia, but without the crowds. Even in the height of summer, there is no struggling to find a prime place to lay in the sun. More http://localwebguide.com.au/nelson-bay/nelson-bay-beaches/
Rainbow Lorikeet (Trichoglossus haematodus moluccanus) at Nelson Bay, NSW, Australia. --- Lories and lorikeets (tribe Lorini) are small to medium-sized arboreal parrots characterized by their specialized brush-tipped tongues for feeding on nectar of various blossoms and soft fruits, preferably berries.