How do I get to the park?

Oakvale Wildlife Park is located in the heart Port Stephens on the North Coast of New South Wales.

We are an easy 2-hour drive (181km) north of Sydney, 30-minute drive from Newcastle, 25-minute drive from Nelson Bay, 1-hour drive from the Hunter Valley and 10km from Newcastle Airport.

Heading North-bound on Nelson Bay Road, turn right onto Oakvale Drive at the Salt Ash round-about.

We have a large car park which can facilitate easy parking for coaches, caravans, boats and camper parking while you explore the park.

Parking is FREE

Public Transport

Port Stephens Coaches have direct services from both Sydney and Newcastle to Port Stephens. The bus stops at Nelson Bay Road and Oakvale Drive intersection.

Contact Port Stephens Coaches on +61 2 4982 2940.

Newcastle Airport

Newcastle Airport is located 9kms from Oakvale Wildlife Park.

Flight information can be found on the Newcastle Airport website, along with transport options to get to and from the airport.

The following airline websites can provide you with further information on flying into the region.

Flypelican, Regional Express, Bonza, Eastern Air Services, Link Airways, Virgin Australia and Jetstar, all fly from Newcastle Airport.

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Newcastle Airport Flight Map