Boat Harbour, New South Wales facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsBoat Harbour
New South Wales
Boat Harbour looking south-west
|Population||812 (2006 census)|
|• Density||406/km2 (1,050/sq mi)|
|Area||2 km2 (0.8 sq mi)|
|Time zone||AEST (UTC+10)|
|• Summer (DST)||AEDT (UTC+11)|
|LGA(s)||Port Stephens Council|
|State electorate(s)||Port Stephens|
Boat Harbour is a suburb of the Port Stephens local government area in the Hunter Region of New South Wales, Australia. The main population centre of the suburb is the village also known as Boat Harbour. Both lie adjacent to the bay after which they were named.
From the easternmost end of Ocean Parade in highest part of the suburb, adjacent to the Tomaree National Park at Morna Point, there are striking views of the coastline. On a clear day it is possible to follow the coast southwards to the horizon, well beyond Newcastle.
Boat Harbour is a sheltered, sandy bay. Kingsley Beach is just to the south and is popular with surfers.
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