Fishing in Port Stephens

Port Stephens waterways and beaches provide excellent fishing opportunities.

From estuary fishing to blue water game fishing for a variety of enthusiasts, the Port Stephens area offers excellent beach, rock, estuary and offshore fishing opportunities where anglers have the chance of catching a wide variety of fish including tailor, kingfish, Australian salmon, luderick, snapper, bream, whiting, leatherjacket, flathead and mulloway. Port Stephens also provides excellent freshwater fishing opportunities. 

Our Beachside Holiday Parks have some provisions for secure onsite boat parking and washing facilities but please check with reception when making your booking as this may not be available during busy periods.

If you are a keen fisherman, a holiday fisherman or even a wannabe fisherman and are wanting to drop a line while you're in Port Stephens? Make sure you download the Marine Zones App so you know where to fish and can avoid the heavy fines for fishing in a Marine Park. Visit for all the information.

To find out the ins and outs of where to launch your boat and top spots to throw a line visit the local Visitors Information Site -