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Nelson Bay is a suburb of the Port Stephens local government area in the Hunter Region of New South Wales, Australia. It is located on a bay of the same name on the southern shore of Port Stephens about 60 kilometres (37 mi) by road north-east of Newcastle, its nearest rail link. At the 2011 census, Nelson Bay had a population of 5,396. It is a major tourism centre, particularly for dolphin and whale watching, surfing, diving, fishing and other recreational aquatic activities. The eastern boundaries of Nelson Bay lie within the Tomaree National Park while the southeastern section is almost entirely within the park. Nelson Head Light, an unusual lighthouse built in 1875, is positioned on the northeast corner.

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Home to pretty treasures, Nelson Bay is Australia's best kept secret. Nelson Bay is located at a short trip away from Sydney a major city in Australia. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Sydney for its bountiful attractions like Sydney Opera House, Sydney Tower, The Rocks on your trip to Nelson Bay. Get in the character of the city, this city requires at least of 1 to 2 number of days of exploration.

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Facts and Stats for Nelson Bay*

  • Pollution Statistics in Nelson Bay

    Know the pollution level of Nelson Bay before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 22.62 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 36.76 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 29.41 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 30.88 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 14.71 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 23.44 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 15.79 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 15.63 (Very Low)
  • Nelson Bay: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Nelson Bay for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Nelson Bay.

    • Burglary and Theft 26 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 27 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 38.64 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 42.05 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 17 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 36.46 (Low)
    • Attacks 34.09 (Low)
    • Drug offense 61 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 81.73 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 50.96 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 39.77 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 15.91 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 52.38 (Moderate)
  • Living in Nelson Bay - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Nelson Bay is 210.04 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 64.09 (High)
    • Climate Index 96.66 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 27.05 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 25.88 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 72.42 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 85.8 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 8.21 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 144.69 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Nelson Bay

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Nelson Bay

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.12 USD
    • International Movie per seat 8.56 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 51.06 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 109.62 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 77.52 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ‚Äčand subjected to change without notice.

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