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Boat Harbour
New South Wales
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Boat Harbour looking south-west
Boat Harbour is located in New South Wales
Boat Harbour
Boat Harbour
Location in New South Wales
Population 812 (2006 census)
 • Density 406/km2 (1,050/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 2316
Area 2 km2 (0.8 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10)
 • Summer (DST) AEDT (UTC+11)
LGA(s) Port Stephens Council
Region Hunter
County Gloucester
Parish Tomaree
State electorate(s) Port Stephens
Federal Division(s) Paterson
Mean max temp Mean min temp Annual rainfall
27.3 °C
81 °F
8.4 °C
47 °F
1,348.9 mm
53.1 in
Suburbs around Boat Harbour:
Anna Bay One Mile One Mile, Tasman Sea
Anna Bay, Fishermans Bay Boat Harbour Tasman Sea
Tasman Sea Tasman Sea Tasman Sea

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. The traditional owners the land are Worimi people.

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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