Destination guide

Why people love visiting tranquil Hawks Nest

The beaches, riverfront and lake are a perfect backdrop to your vacation home in Hawks Nest. Well-liked for its fishing, spas and golfing, this city is both relaxing and welcoming. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in and around Hawks Nest

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Hawks Nest a fun place to get away. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Hawks Nest Golf Club (2.6 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Nelson Bay Golf Club (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Irukandji Shark & Ray Encounters (15.3 mi / 24.6 km)
  • Karuah and District Golf Club (16.1 mi / 25.9 km)
  • Port Stephens Winery (16.3 mi / 26.3 km)
  • Bulahdelah Golf Club (17.2 mi / 27.6 km)

Seasonal weather in Hawks Nest

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your vacation, January, February, December and March are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 80°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Hawks Nest

Travelers love Hawks Nest for its pristine beaches and stunning river views. Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Hawks Nest is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Bennetts Beach Hawks Nest (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Myall Park (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Winda Woppa Reserve (4.1 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Mount Tomaree (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Nelson Head Lighthouse (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Fly Point Marine Reserve (6.2 mi / 10 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Hawks Nest

Fly into Newcastle, NSW (NTL-Williamtown), the closest airport, located 24.4 mi (39.3 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Hawks Nest?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,386 vacation rentals near Hawks Nest. From 593 Houses to 87 Townhouses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Hawks Nest for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Hawks Nest?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Hawks Nest. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Myall Park: 1,390 vacation rentals
  • Hawks Nest Golf Club: 1,390 vacation rentals
  • Dark Point Aboriginal Place: 1,416 vacation rentals
  • Bennetts Beach Hawks Nest: 1,386 vacation rentals
  • Winda Woppa Reserve: 1,385 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Hawks Nest listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Hawks Nest?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 593 Houses in Hawks Nest. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Hawks Nest include:

  • Townhouses: 87 rentals available
  • Villas: 26 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 636 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Hawks Nest?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 318 vacation rentals with pool available in Hawks Nest. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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