A friendly farmer and a barnyard of animals entertain Natasha Wallace's family.
The guests are in control at a Nelson Bay resort where the luxury comes high-tech, writes Peter Gearin.
Part escape, part adventure: Lance Richardson samples two kinds of weekends in one at Port Stephens.
Bruce Elder finds functional simplicity and a culinary surprise in a laid-back coastal getaway.
In the seclusion of a coastal tree house, Lissa Christopher matches the pace of life around her.
Met by excellent food and massages after a nightmare drive, Lisa Carty can't stay cranky for long.
The crab racing is off, the rain has settled in but the views are stunning, writes Caroline Marcus.
Simon Tsang laps up the fun at a very aquatic resort.
Koalas in the treetops, camels on the sand dunes and amazing seafood - Port Stephens offers the unique and unforgettable.