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Broughton island is located approximately eight nautical miles North East of Port Stephens, New South Wales. It is a part of the Myall Lakes National Park. It is an island of sandy beaches, volcanic peaks and stunted, wind-swept vegetation.

On the boat from Nelson Bay visitors will see sea cliffs, swells, terns, flying fish, dolphins and salt spray. Most visitors come for what lies below the water: snapper, drummer, kingfish, flathead and groper. For scuba divers there are undersea caves, coral, sponge gardens, boulders, sandy gutters, ledges, sheer walls and marine life of every type.

Broughton is packed with life. In the warm months of the year thousands of shearwaters (or muttonbirds) enter their underground burrows at night, firstly to hatch and then to care for their single chick. This island, and the food supply around it, are a vital link in the life cycle of the muttonbird.

Things to see and do

* Scuba diving
* Marine life
* Wildlife viewing
* Penguins
* Mutton birds

Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency – Australian Dollar (AUD)
Language – English
Population - 0
Time – GMT plus ten hours
Electricity - 2 angled pins and 1 flat pin centered below Australian style
International Country Telephone Code – 61

Port Location – There is no port at Broughton Island. Visitors are transferred via zodiac to shore.

Travel Links – Broughton Island is accessible by boat from Nelson Bay.