The Worimi are the traditional owners of the Port Stephens area. The Worimi nation, which envelops the Port Stephens local government area, extends from the Hunter River in the south to Forster in the north and as far west as the Barrington Tops and Maitland.
Landmarks and villages
Port Stephens has several historical landmarks and villages to explore.
The early settlers
Read more about the early settlers in the Port Stephens area.
Mariners Walk Heritage Trail
The Mariners' Walk Naval Commemoration Project provides interpretative displays and signage in Soldiers Point and Salamander Bay.
Family and local history
Tracing your family or local history is an addictive pastime for many. There are many historical groups, museums and societies in Port Stephens to help you start your research.