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From Sydney, Newcastle or Brisbane .. traveling on Nelson Bay Road, at the outskirts of Anna Bay you will encounter two largish roundabouts. Pass straight through both, noting your car mileage at the second (which is signposted Anna Bay Shops)

Then after 3.0 km, on L/H side... look for a big blue sign reading

Middle Rock Caravan Park >
Samurai Beach Resort >
Samurai Beach Bungalow Backpackers >

Obeying this sign, turn right into Frost Road (around Seawinds Village) then ..

after ~ 700m, turn right into Robert Connell Close ..

at the end cul-de-sac, we are the second entry on the left (signposted The Batch B&B)

(And of course, if coming out from Nelson Bay on Nelson Bay Road, then turn left into Frost Road at SeaWinds Village .... )

Welcome to The Batch & The Donga !!

'The Batch' B&B ..... 'The Donga' BushCabin

Location: 5 Robert Connell Close One Mile Beach Anna Bay

The SPACE and TRANQUILLITY of our BUSHLAND SETTING will CAPTIVATE .. as will Lyn's healthy breakfasts, served with silver & lace .. while you and your friends or family may have EXCLUSIVE use of our UPSTAIRS WING as your base for enjoyment of Port Stephens' many attractions .. We also offer THE DONGA, a luxury self-contained BUSHCABIN with HEATED JACUZZI SPA for COUPLES only .. perfect for a ROMANTIC RENDEZVOUS ..

Arrival Time: 12:00 | Departure Time: 11:00



THE BATCH B&B.....Seeking Bed and Breakfast?....... We offer our upstairs wing consisting of Queen, Double & Single bedrooms, with shower+bath room & separate toilet.

Guests booking an upstairs bedroom may obtain exclusive use of the entire wing,.....the additional two bedrooms being available (at additional room tariff) for friends or family, or left vacant.....

Downstairs guest lounge/dining room, with digital tv - dvd has a screened verandah (with guest refrigerator)....At night , glimpses of nocturnal wide life maybe seen on the treed hillside....

The ground floor Grevillea Queen Bedroom with adjacent bathroom & toilet, is particularly suited to older or handicapped guests..... having direct access from the car.

A healthy breakfast is served at a time of your choosing on the verandah overlooking lawns, trees and gardens in the morning sunshine.


Seeking a weekend away with A DIFFERENCE ?!! The Batch now offers The Donga, a gorgeous Spa Pool Bush Cabin - providing COUPLES unique and private accommodation - selfcontained - different - close to nature - hidden away - two nights minimum preferred, - call Lyn NOW on 02 4981 9918

BroadBand internet now available..

A koala or two in our grounds most of the time - wild Pacific & Maned ducks visiting our two Chinese geese.

Kel - a mature, fully-feathered male peacock - strolls in for a feed n seed most mornings..

Kookaburras, magpies, ibis, occasional Major Mitchells, kingfishers ... wild ducks visit the pool, sometimes overnighting without reservations ..

WHALE WATCH SEASON .. the Ports WHALES & BLUES FESTIVAL is an annual event.

Special events

Dolphins in the Ports sheltered waters .. your choice of dolphin-cruise boats large & small !

Whales passing leisurely by in-season .. open Pacific Ocean ..

Sample the Stockton Sand Dunes anytime - your own 4WD - quadbike & ecotours - 4WDs & specialist sand buses - The Stockton Dunes are pretty unique and an experience youll long remember.

The Donga (BushCabin with Jacuzzi - Spa)

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The Donga is a cedar bush-cabin, for Couples, with Queen Bed & heated Jacuzzi - SpaPool.

Self-contained with your own BushKitchen,The Donga features wide & covered verandahs, & the SpaPool is set within a step-down spa & solarium deck, very private, overlooking trees and bushland.< All under the one roof. < Everything is provided to support an extended stay.

An in-ground salt pool is adjacent.

Car parking is adjacent; a ramp facilitates entry for wheelchairs.

The Donga is for couples seeking secluded relaxation and enjoyment - Very Private! Very Peaceful ! Be Surprised !

Room Configuration: 1 Bedroom
Max # of Persons: 2
No infants permitted.
No children permitted.
Adults Only, Air conditioned, All Linen and Towels Provided, Balcony, Barbeque, Bathrobe, BBQ, Blankets, Breakfast Basket Available, Broadband Access, Cable/ Satellite TV, Ceiling Fan, Ceiling Fans, Clothes Line, Cooking Facilities - Full, Cooling/ Heating, Crockery & Cutlery, Deck, Double, DVD, DVDs Available, Electric Blanket, Electric Blankets, Fan, Flatscreen remote TV & Austar cable TV, Freezer, Fridge, Frying Pan, Full Cooking Facilities , Fully Equipped Kitchen, Ground Floor Level, High Speed Internet Access, LCD - TV/DVD, Linen & Towels, Linen Provided, Microwave, Microwave Convection Oven, Microwave Oven, Non-Smoking Indoors , Not Suitable for Children, Outdoor Setting, Pets Allowed, Pets by Arrangement, Private Decking Area, Private facilities, Private Outdoor Spa, Queen Bed, Queen Size Bed, Radio, Refrigerator, Reverse Cycle Airconditioning, Sandwich Press, Saucepans, Self Contained, Separate toilet, Spa, Stereo, Sumptuous Queen-size Bed, Swimming pool, Tea/Coffee, Television, Toaster, Toilet, Towels, VCR, VCR Video Cassette Recorder, Verandah, Videos Available, Widescreen Plasma TV, Wine glasses/ bottle Opener, Wireless Broadband internet facilities

Grevillea (Queen BR, Ground Floor, easy entry)

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Brevillea is a Queen Bedroom, groundfloor, opening out to verandah, garden & lawns. Your bathroom & toilet is immediately adjacent.

So Grevillea particularly suits elderly or handicapped, as your car may be parked right outside on the lawn.

Guests with dogs favour Grevillea, sleeping poochie in the car or on the verandah.

Silver Service continental breakfast.

Room Configuration: 1 Bedroom
Max # of Persons: 2
No children permitted.
Barbeque, Bathroom, Ceiling Fan, Double, DVD, DVD Player, DVDs Available, Electric Blanket, Ground Floor Level, Swimming pool, Tea/Coffee, VCR Video Cassette Recorder, Verandah

Queen Master (Upstairs Wing)

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Queen Master is the Master Bedroom of our Upstairs Wing, & may be booked at the rate shown. Alternatively, at additional charge, you may book exclusive use of the entire Upstairs Wing of three Bedrooms plus the seperate bathroom & toilet - the extra two bedrooms being available to you for family or friends (or not occupied) - of course room charges apply if these additional rooms are occupied; contact Lyn +61 2 4981 9918 or email her to discuss your preferences.

A healthy continental breakfast is served, timed to suit you, on the verandah in the morning sunshine.

Children are welcome providing they are safe in an downstairs - upstairs environment.

(An additional queen bedroom - Grevillea - is available at the opposite end of the main house)

Room Configuration: 1 Bedroom
Max # of Persons: 2
Active, Adults Only, Bathroom, Ceiling Fan, Double, DVD, Electric Blanket, Linen Provided, Private facilities, Refrigerator, Separate toilet, Stereo, Swimming pool, Tea/Coffee, VCR , Wine glasses/ bottle Opener

Single Room (Upstairs Wing)

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Single Room Upstarirs Wing share the Upstairs Wing Bathroom + Toilet with Queen Master, we prefer book them in conjunction with Queen Master, so that QM guests have either sole use of the entire upstairs wing, or they may invite friends or family into the Double & Single rooms.

Children are welcome providing they are safe in an upstairs-downstairs environment.

Room Configuration: 1 Bedroom
Max # of Persons: 1
Active, Bathroom, Private facilities, Separate toilet, Swimming pool, VCR Video Cassette Recorder


  • Adult Retreat
  • Barbeque
  • Children permitted on request
  • DVD Player
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Mini Clothes Line
  • Pets by Arrangement
  • Private Fridge
  • Retreat
  • Television
  • Baby Sitting
  • Bath
  • Cooked Breakfast Optional extra
  • Gourmet Breakfast
  • Linen Provided
  • Native Bush
  • Powered sites
  • Private Television
  • Self contained
  • Unpowered Sites
  • Balcony
  • Bushwalking Trails
  • Daily Bird Feeding
  • Internet Access
  • Lounge
  • Patio
  • Private Bathroom
  • Rainwater
  • Swimming Pool
  • Verandah

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