Newcastle Afoot

Cultural and Theme Tours

Newcastle Afoot’s top-rated walking tours and local experiences help you explore the past, present and future of Newcastle. Rated number one on TripAdvisor, their small group tours give you a choice between heritage and art walks, eat and drink tours, and local experiences through inner city suburbs away from the usual tourist centres. Or if you want to explore Newcastle in a fun team-focused way book one of Newcastle Afoot’s popular scavenger hunts.

Newcastle Afoot’s Novocastrian guides are passionate and enjoy sharing this complex and emerging city with you. See it better on foot.


Aboriginal Culture Art & Culture Basic Cultural and Theme Tours Disabled access available Evening Family Friendly Food & Wine Food and Wine Tours Half Day or Less History & Heritage Land - Self Propelled Nightlife Tours Non Smoking Pet Friendly - Enquire Public Toilet Sightseeing Tours Walking and Biking Tours Wheelchair access



The ultimate way to get to know Newcastle. Seascapes to Laneways walk is five-star rated on all review sites, and it is a great for those recently arrived in Newcastle as well as locals who want to learn more about their city.

Newcastle Afoot created this tour to provide a fun introduction to Newcastle’s fascinating history and modern day cultural delights. Travelling by foot from beaches to laneways, you explore highlights of the thriving new arts scene and learn about how new businesses have revitalised the city centre.

You will also explore Newcastle’s heritage by learning about Aboriginal heritage, colonial, maritime, and industrial life, and secret architectural wonders.

Family Friendly Non Smoking Public Toilet


Come on a fun and social walking tour of Newcastle and discover the stories of their boozy history. You will enjoy a delicious exploration of three of Newcastle’s best and classiest small bars.

On this walking tour they visit three of Newcastle’s best small venues and try specialty food from each (think gourmet arancini, sliders, seasonal tapas or similar). Along the way you will be entertained with interesting stories about Newcastle’s unique history, drinking culture and radical movements. Their tour changes regularly to capture the best festivals and once off events.

They will give you recommendations for your drink purchases, or you can have a chat to the small bar managers for ideas as you go.

From $80 to $110

Newcastle Afoot Local Experiences are private local tours on foot for those who want to get from Newcastle what no guidebook or internet search could offer. You will be shown little-known pockets of inner city neighbourhoods and get to know the Newcastle community in a deeper level.

You will spend three hours with Newcastle Afoot’s owner Becky, wandering through her local suburbs and exploring her favourite streets, old hidden houses, inner-city wineries, waterways, and cafes. This experience includes food and tastings and introductions to local business owners.

Family Friendly Non Smoking Pet Friendly - Enquire Public Toilet

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