Sand Dune Safaris | Location



Sand Dune Safaris are ideally located in beautiful Port Stephens, New South Wales. Situated just a short 2.5 hour drive north of Sydney, Port Stephens offers you an excellent day trip, weekend break or longer stay. All 4WD Tours depart from Anna Bay and travel across the magnificent Stockton Sand Dunes.

Come and explore the Stockton Sand Dunes with us. We offer sand boarding, tin city tours and more!


If you are travelling by car to Sand Dune Safaris the three major roads leading from the south, west and north all cross around Hexham, where you join a different road which takes you onto Nelson Bay, Port Stephens.

From Sydney take the Freeway or Pacific Highway North past Newcastle, and then further north to Hexham. From here follow signs for Nelson Bay.

From Dubbo take the New England Highway to Hexham and then follow signs for Nelson Bay (continue as if coming from Sydney).

From the north east coast take the Pacific Highway south until you come to Raymond Terrace. Exit this road here, heading towards Nelson Bay (continue as if coming from Sydney).

Once you are on the Nelson Bay Road, continue until you reach the Anna Bay roundabout. Turn right into Gan Gan Road (Northern End), and you will find the departure point for all Sand Dune Safaris at the Birubi Point Lower Car Park .


Port Stephens Coaches offer transportation between Port Stephens and Sydney via the Sydney Express. Port Stephens Coaches also offers services between Newcastle and Fingal Bay including the Newcastle Airport, as well as servicing areas between and including Raymond Terrace, Soldiers Point and Nelson Bay. Port Stephens Coaches also have a large variety of coaches available for private charter and hire.

The Sydney Express runs every day except Christmas Day from Port Stephens to Sydney. The one way journey takes approximately four hours. Another alternative is to catch a train from Sydney to Newcastle, then the 130 bus to Anna Bay. From the bus stop it is only a short 10min walk to the departure point.


2:00pm Depart Sydney (Eddy Avenue)
5:05pm Arrive Port Stephens Coach Depot (Anna Bay)
9:35am Depart Port Stephens Coach Depot (Anna Bay)
12:40pm Arrive Sydney (Eddy Avenue)


$33.00 Adult (One Way)
$50.00 Adult (Return)
$26.00 Child / Concession (One Way)
$38.00 Child / Concession (Return)

NOTE: Concession prices include pensioners, children under 15 years of age and students.

Trains travel as far as Newcastle, although from here you will need to catch one of the Port Stephens Coaches. There are several trains arriving daily from Sydney, with further trains arriving from Brisbane and other places along the North East coast.


Newcastle Airport is approximately 20 minutes drive from the Sand Dune Safaris departure point. Daily flights arrive into Newcastle Airport from Sydney, Northern New South Wales and Queensland. If you are arriving at any other airport then you will need to take either a bus or train to Newcastle.