Fullerton Cove

About Fullerton Cove

Fullerton Cove is a rural suburb of the Port Stephens local government area in the Hunter Region of New South Wales,Australia, located adjacent to Fullerton Cove where the suburb derives its name. Fullerton Cove was named after Colonel William Fullerton (1754-1808), who was a traveller and soldier.

Fullerton Cove Lies to the west of the Tasman Sea where stunning sand tracks provide access to the wreck of the MV Sygna, a 53,000 ton Norwegian bulk carrier that ran aground during a major storm in 1974. This has become a fascinating icon and landmark for the local area. Fullerton Cove is approximately 20 minutes drive from Newcastle, 25 minutes drive from Port Stephens and is very popular because of its distinct, tranquil location.