MARINERS WALK HERITAGE TRAIL
The Mariners Walk Heritage Trail is a 3.3 km, 40 minute walk along the shoreline of Salamander Bay created by the Port Stephens Historical Society and the Port Stephens Council to commemorate the fascinating maritime history of the area.
A humorous account by `Stinker’ Clarke of the first motorised boat to `fire up’ in Fingal Bay.
The Depression years during the 1930’s forced ingenuity upon those with imagination and Arthur Murdoch was one of those people. His infamous autobiographical account `Sheer Grit’ details his time at Port Stephens digging and transporting shell grit for chicken farmers to survive.
Bert Hinkler Pays a call on Port Stephens
The pioneering Australian aviator Bert Hinkler, the first person to fly solo from England to Australia, once made an unscheduled visit to Port Stephens.