Fishermans Bay, New South Wales

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Fishermans Bay
New South Wales
Fishermans Bay is located in New South Wales
Fishermans Bay
Fishermans Bay
Coordinates 32°47′16″S 152°5′24″E / 32.78778°S 152.09000°E / -32.78778; 152.09000Coordinates: 32°47′16″S 152°5′24″E / 32.78778°S 152.09000°E / -32.78778; 152.09000
Postcode(s) 2316
Area 1.2 km2 (0.5 sq mi)[Note 1]
Time zone AEST (UTC+10)
 • Summer (DST) AEDT (UTC+11)
LGA(s) Port Stephens Council[1]
Region Hunter
County Gloucester[2]
Parish Tomaree[2]
State electorate(s) Port Stephens
Federal Division(s) Paterson
Mean max temp[3] Mean min temp[3] Annual rainfall[3]
27.3 °C
81 °F
8.4 °C
47 °F
1,348.9 mm
53.1 in
Suburbs around Fishermans Bay:
Anna Bay Anna Bay Boat Harbour
Anna Bay Fishermans Bay Boat Harbour
Tasman Sea Tasman Sea Tasman Sea

Fishermans Bay is a small suburb of the Port Stephens local government area in the Hunter Region of New South Wales, Australia.[1] It is located on the coast of the Tasman Sea adjacent to Anna Bay. A large part of the eastern portion of the suburb is occupied by Tomaree National Park and only a very small portion of the south western corner of the suburb is populated.[5] The suburb is named after the adjacent bay.[6]


  1. ^ Area calculation is based on 1:100000 map 9332 PORT STEPHENS.
  2. ^ ABS Quickstats for the 2011 census show a gap between Anna Bay and Fishermans Bay. Only the non-residential area of Fishermans Bay is included in the area covered by "Fishermans Bay (State Suburb)". Accordingly, no residents were included in the Fishermans Bay Quickstats.


  1. ^ a b "Suburb Search - Local Council Boundaries - Hunter (HT) - Port Stephens". New South Wales Division of Local Government. Archived from the original on 21 June 2014. Retrieved 8 June 2008. 
  2. ^ a b "Fishermans Bay (suburb)". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 27 May 2008. 
  3. ^ a b c "Nelson Bay (Nelson Head)". Climate statistics for Australian locations. Bureau of Meteorology. Retrieved 2 June 2008. 
  4. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Fishermans Bay (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 13 October 2012. 
  5. ^ "Fishermans Bay". Land and Property Management Authority - Spatial Information eXchange. New South Wales Land and Property Information. Retrieved 27 May 2008. 
  6. ^ "Fishermans Bay (bay)". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 27 May 2008.