Destination Port Stephens (DPS) is a non-profit, incorporated body focused on marketing Port Stephens as a highly appealing destination experience to travellers both within Australian and internationally. Travellers have more options to choose from than ever before, giving rise to higher than ever levels of expectation and calling for a more sophisticated marketing approach.

DPS provides a range of partnership opportunities for industry to participate in marketing programs targeting the domestic as well as international markets.



Consumer Publications

Port Stephens Map
To provide maps for visitors to Port Stephens, DPS will continue to produce an Official Port Stephens Map which is a valuable resource for visitors and offers members targeted exposure. The map is printed in full colour and distributed locally. A digital version of the map is also distributed via the consumer website for visitors to download or view in a flipbook format.

Published: Next edition planned for early 2023.

Advertising available from $650*


Port Stephens Visitor Guide (Print and Digital)
The Port Stephens Visitor Guide is our primary promotional tool. This full colour, high quality, annual publication is a visitor must have “travel tool“. The magazine style guide features things to see and do, places to stay, tours, activities, dining etc plus advertising and listings for member businesses.

Over 100,000 copies are distributed to accommodation properties, booking desks, state network of Visitor Centres, hostels and hotels in Sydney CBD, to hire car and camper outlets. A digital flipbook of the guide is also available online and features a link from the members advertisement direct to their own website.

All financial members of DPS receive a free listing in the Directory Section of the Visitor Guide and are offered the opportunity to advertise.

Published annually: Next edition planned for early 2023.

Various advertisement sizes will be available from $650*


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*Publication is dependent on members advertising. Timeframes may change pending market conditions.

Digital & Social Media Channels

All members receive a free listing on the DPS visitor website.

Website: over 30,000 visits per month. Destination Port Stephens consumer website promotes the destination, experiences and events. Members are provided a free listing to promote their product or experience. When searching Port Stephens in Google the Port Stephens website is number one.

Instagram: over 20,000 followers and growing. Instagram is a growing platform used by consumers for inspiration and to research a destination. Instagram stories provide the opportunity for consumers to connect to the website for more information with the aim to convert interest to bookings.

Facebook: over 35,000 followers. The Port Stephens Facebook page is linked with our Instagram account so that images are featured on our Facebook feed as user generated content has greater appeal.

Holiday Club: over 12,000 subscribers to the Port Stephens Holiday Club. Members can be featured in EDMs or book a solus EDM.