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Glenrock State Conservation Area

Glenrock State Conservation Area

Natural Attractions

Distance from: 15.0 kms | Price from: Not Available

Glenrock State Conservation Area, only 5km from Newcastle, is the perfect place for mountain biking. Explore the park’s beaches, rainforest...

Heritage walking track, Blue Gum Hills Regional Park. Photo: John Yurasek

Heritage Walking Track

Natural Attractions

Distance from: 15.8 kms | Price from: Not Available

The Heritage walking track begins at the remains of an 1870's stone bridge abutments. This short walk takes you along...

Dixon Park Beach, Bathers Way

Dixon Park Beach

Natural Attractions

Distance from: 18.4 kms | Price from: Free

Dixon Park Beach has Council Lifeguard Services provided Monday to Saturday during swimming season and volunteer members of Dixon Park...

Sanbah Grindhouse Skatepark

Sanbah Grindhouse

Shopping and Markets Sports and Recreation Facilities

Distance from: 19.5 kms | Price from: Free

Sanbah Grindhouse skate park comprises of a 570 square metre concrete skate park, cafe, as well as a skate shop...

Merewether Beach

Merewether Beach

Natural Attractions

Distance from: 17.9 kms | Price from: Free

Merewether Beach, home of international surfing competition, Surfest, the reserve stretches from Dixon Park in the north to Burwood Beach...

Caves Beach

Natural Attractions

Distance from: 10.5 kms | Price from: Free

Caves Beach is well known for its namesake - a network of sea caves at the southern end of the...

Centennial Park

Parks and Gardens

Distance from: 19.5 kms | Price from: Free

At the heart of inner city Cooks Hill, the charming Centennial Park offers a Victorian rotunda, modern playground, fragrant flower...

Moonee Beach trail

Moonee Beach trail

Natural Attractions

Distance from: 17.6 kms | Price from: Not Available

Dotted with grass trees and with myriad birds winging across your path, this walk through coastal heathland is a delight.The...

Maker store and studio Newcastle

Maker Store and Studio

Shopping and Markets

Distance from: 19.3 kms | Price from: Free

Maker store and studio is a retail experience that showcases local makers both locally and globally. Clothing, skincare, jewellery, floral...

Looking along the cemetery walk. Photo: John Yurasek

Minmi Cemetery Walk

Natural Attractions

Distance from: 15.9 kms | Price from: Not Available

Minmi Cemetery, only a 200 metre stroll from the park’s main carpark, is a charming and fascinating piece of local...

Wangi circuit walking track, Lake Macquarie State Conservation Area. Photo: Susan Davis.

Wangi Circuit Walking Track

Natural Attractions

Distance from: 6.4 kms | Price from: Not Available

This serene bushwalk through towering trees gives you the feeling you’re a million miles away from the suburbs, though it’s...

Monkey Face lookout

Monkey Face lookout

Natural Attractions

Distance from: 14.8 kms | Price from: Not Available

Monkey Face lookout offers one of the best vantage points in the park, with sweeping views east across the Martinsville...

Treefall, Watagans National Park

Circuit Walking Track

Natural Attractions

Distance from: 17.2 kms | Price from: Not Available

Starting at the Boarding House Dam picnic area, Circuit walking track offers you an easy hike along the creek as...

Girl entering the surf at with Catherine Hill Bay jetty in background

Catherine Hill Bay Beach

Historical Sites and Heritage Locations Natural Attractions

Distance from: 14.7 kms | Price from: Free

Catherine Hill Bay is a State Heritage Listed historic mining village featuring a stunning patrolled beach, named twice as one...

NCYC at Night

Newcastle Cruising Yacht Club

Sports and Recreation Facilities

Distance from: 19.9 kms | Price from: Not Available

The Newcastle Cruising Yacht Club is located at Wickham in the all-weather, deep water, working port of Newcastle. The Club’s...

learn to surf

Newcastle Surf School

Sports and Recreation Facilities

Distance from: 17.9 kms | Price from: Not Available

Learn to Surf with Newcastle’s most experienced surf school! Newcastle surf school is the longest running surf school in the...

The Elephant Shop

The Elephant Shop

Shopping and Markets

Distance from: 13.7 kms | Price from: Free

Visit The Elephant Shop and travel through South America, with carefully selected crystals and artefacts that nature has splendidly created....

Merewether Ocan Baths

Merewether Ocean Baths

Sports and Recreation Facilities

Distance from: 18.0 kms | Price from: Free

Merewether Ocean Baths are the largest ocean baths complex in the Southern Hemisphere. Lifeguard Services provided seven days a week...

Koala exhibit

Blackbutt Reserve

National Parks and Reserves Natural Attractions Zoos, Sanctuaries, Aquariums and Wildlife Parks

Distance from: 14.3 kms | Price from: Free

Blackbutt Reserve occupies approximately 182 hectares of land, six kilometres from Newcastle city centre. It offers visitors many opportunities to...

Blue Gum Hills Regional Park

Blue Gum Hills Regional Park

Natural Attractions

Distance from: 15.4 kms | Price from: Not Available

Blue Gum Hills Regional Park is a great family day out. Learn about the park's mining heritage on a school...

Yuelarbah Track, Glenrock State Conservation Area. Photo: Shaun Sursok/NSW Government

Yuelarbah Walking Track

Natural Attractions

Distance from: 14.1 kms | Price from: Not Available

Part of the Great North walk that stretches 250 kilometres from Newcastle to Sydney, the Yuelarbah walking track is one...

Cockatoo Lake

Cockatoo Lake Recreation Reserve

Parks and Gardens

Distance from: 5.2 kms | Price from: Free

Situated approximately 30 kilometres North of Naracoorte, Cockatoo Lake is a favourite spot for yabbying, water skiing, walking and fishing.Free...

Palms circuit track

Palms circuit track

Natural Attractions

Distance from: 18.1 kms | Price from: Not Available

Re-energise under a canopy of cabbage tree palms on this meandering, short loop through the rainforest of Munmorah.You’ll feel revived...

Family walking on Blacksmiths Beach

Blacksmiths Beach

Natural Attractions

Distance from: 9.1 kms | Price from: Free

Blacksmiths Beach is a patrolled beach at the southern end of a sandy nine mile stretch of coastline. It's popular...

Awaba Foreshore walk, Lake Macquarie State Conservation Area. Photo: Susan Davis/NSW Government

Awaba Bay Foreshore Walk

Natural Attractions

Distance from: 5.1 kms | Price from: Not Available

Discover why the locals love living here and take Awaba Bay Foreshore walk. Listen to the birds first thing in...

Dining Room with staircase. Table has display of vases from Miss Porter's House collection.

Miss Porter’s House Museum, National Trust

Galleries, Museums and Collections

Distance from: 19.7 kms | Price from: $0.00

Miss Porter's House Museum is a Newcastle treasure.Take a step back into history in the heart of the city. Visitors...

Cooks Hill Galleries

Cooks Hill Galleries

Galleries, Museums and Collections

Distance from: 19.8 kms | Price from: Free

Established 1975 Cooks Hill Galleries is one of Australia’s leading commercial art galleries. The Gallery presents regular exhibitions and features...

Burwood trail, Glenrock State Conservation Area. Photo: John Spencer

Burwood Trail

Natural Attractions

Distance from: 15.0 kms | Price from: Not Available

From high on the escarpment, you can look down at historic Burwood Colliery. It was first excavated in the 19th...

Yamuloong Centre

Yamuloong Centre

Entertainment Venues

Distance from: 12.2 kms | Price from: Not Available

Yamuloong has been established to provide people of all ages with the opportunity to learn about Aboriginal history and culture...

Pappa Sven Nordic Lifestyle store Newcastle Cooks Hill

Pappa Sven

Shopping and Markets

Distance from: 19.8 kms | Price from: Free

A unique Nordic Lifestyle store located in Newcastle. They import the largest range of authentic Nordic designed products and host...

NFC Floating

Newcastle Float Centre

Spas and Retreats

Distance from: 15.6 kms | Price from: Not Available

Newcastle Float Centre offer a down to earth experience, where you can relax, recharge and refresh. Their services include Float...

Tree Top adventure park, Blue Gum Hills Regional Park. Photo: John Yurasek

TreeTop Adventure Park

Natural Attractions Sports and Recreation Facilities

Distance from: 15.9 kms | Price from: Not Available

Whether you're a pre-schooler or the company CEO, from the moment you're strapped into the safety harness you'll become an...

Alexanders picnic area, Lake Macquarie State Conservation Area. Photo: Susan Davis/NSW Government

Lake Macquarie State Conservation Area

Natural Attractions

Distance from: 12.0 kms | Price from: Not Available

The bush backyard of Newcastle and the Central Coast is a hiker’s and boatie’s paradise - bushwalking, canoeing, kayaking, and...

View over Redhead Beach

Redhead Beach

Natural Attractions

Distance from: 12.0 kms | Price from: Free

Redhead Beach is at the northern end of a nine mile stretch of coastline, and is known for its stunning...

Coastal Walking Track

Coastal Walking Track, Wallarah National Park

Natural Attractions

Distance from: 11.9 kms | Price from: Not Available

If you only have the time or energy to walk one track in Wallarah, then take the Coastal walking track...

Back Creek picnic area

Back Creek picnic area

Natural Attractions

Distance from: 15.9 kms | Price from: Not Available

The Back Creek picnic area is a popular place for birthday celebrations and family gatherings. There are free gas barbecues,...

Bike riders on a Mountain bike trail, Glenrock State Conservation Area. Photo: Shaun Sursok

Mountain Biking Trails

Natural Attractions

Distance from: 15.1 kms | Price from: Not Available

Glenrock State Conservation Area provides excellent opportunities for mountain bike riding. With 14 kilometres of purpose-built bike trails and 20...

hammer and pick

Crossfit Coalface

Sports and Recreation Facilities

Distance from: 19.6 kms | Price from: Not Available

A premium Gym facility for Crossfit, Olympic lifting, Powerlifting, Gymnastics and High Intensity Training. All sessions coached by qualified and...

Lake Macquarie Variety Playground

Lake Macquarie Variety Playground

Parks and Gardens

Distance from: 7.7 kms | Price from: Free

Take the kids to the award winning Lake Macquarie Variety Playground at Speers Point Park. This fully fenced two hectare...

Bar Beach, Newcastle

Bar Beach

Parks and Gardens

Distance from: 19.3 kms | Price from: Free

Bar Beach is a small suburb in the region of Newcastle, along the Central Coast of NSW. The suburb’s main...

Alexanders picnic area

Alexanders picnic area

Natural Attractions

Distance from: 3.9 kms | Price from: Not Available

Locals love this spot, and who could blame them? At the southern end of Awaba Bay Foreshore walk, Alexanders picnic area...

Court 6 View

Sports Parc at Howzat

Sports and Recreation Facilities

Distance from: 19.7 kms | Price from: Not Available

The Parc Indoor Sports at Howzat has proudly been the home of indoor sports for Novocastrians for more than 30...

Ninja Parc Newcastle

Ninja Parc Newcastle

Sports and Recreation Facilities

Distance from: 19.5 kms | Price from: $20.00

Come try the Ninja Parc...Have full use of the obstacles at the Ninja Parc and you can do as much...

Leggy Point loop walking track, Glenrock State Conservation Area. Photo: John Spencer

Leggy Point Loop Walking Track

Natural Attractions

Distance from: 14.9 kms | Price from: Not Available

Leggy Point loop walking track weaves through open coastal forest with some jaw-dropping coastal views in Glenrock State Conservation Area....

Tree canopy, Watagans National Park

Boarding House Dam Picnic Area

Natural Attractions

Distance from: 17.1 kms | Price from: Not Available

A popular picnic spot with daytrippers in summer, Boarding House Dam picnic area offers all the amenities, as well as...

Heaton views

Heaton State Forest – Watagan Mountains

Natural Attractions

Distance from: 13.3 kms | Price from: Free

Heaton State Forest, part of the Watagan Mountains, is a beautiful forest encompassing a variety of visitor experiences and spectacular...

Water garden

Wallis Creek Water Garden

Parks and Gardens

Distance from: 18.3 kms | Price from: Free

Wallis Creek Watergarden is a specialist nursery and open garden. They specialise primarily in Water Lilies, Lotus and Water Plants....

Turners walking track, Watagans National Park. Photo: John Spencer

Turners Walking Track

Natural Attractions

Distance from: 17.1 kms | Price from: Not Available

Watagans National Park, near Cessnock, boasts some of the most scenic rainforest in the Newcastle region, and Turners walking track...

Entrance into the new Museum of Art and Culture Lake Macquarie

Museum of Art and Culture Lake Macquarie (MAC)

Galleries, Museums and Collections

Distance from: 6.2 kms | Price from: Free

Located on the shores of Australia’s largest coastal saltwater lake, the leafy grounds include the award-winning art museum with a...

Springloaded Trampoline Park

Springloaded Trampoline Park

Sports and Recreation Facilities

Distance from: 11.0 kms | Price from: Not Available

Springloaded Trampoline Parks were born from a passion for fun, fitness and skill development. With strong roots in the sport...

Morisset picnic area

Morisset picnic area

Natural Attractions

Distance from: 13.5 kms | Price from: Not Available

Enjoy a family picnic on the foreshore, bring along a fishing line and try your luck. The area is also...

Finite Gallery

Finite Gallery

Galleries, Museums and Collections

Distance from: 10.3 kms | Price from: Free

Finite Gallery was established by Leslie Duffin in 2013. Originally situated in a former service station, Finite Gallery relocated in...

TreeTop Adventure Park Newcastle

TreeTops Newcastle

Amusement and Theme Parks National Parks and Reserves Sports and Recreation Facilities

Distance from: 16.4 kms | Price from: $38.00

TreeTop Adventure Park consists of 96 challenges in the tree tops, where participants slide down flying foxes, move from tree...

Marmong picnic area, Lake Macquarie State Conservation Area. Photo: Ashley Deveridge

Marmong Picnic Area

Natural Attractions

Distance from: 4.9 kms | Price from: Not Available

Nestled in the bush within Lake Macquarie State Conservation Area, you’ll find idyllic Marmong picnic area. It’s perfect for families...

Palms picnic area

Palms picnic area

Natural Attractions

Distance from: 18.0 kms | Price from: Not Available

While away a couple of hours in this shady, secluded Munmorah haven. With cabbage tree palms enclosing the area, it’s...

Coastal walk. Photo: NSW Government

Wallarah National Park

Natural Attractions

Distance from: 12.1 kms | Price from: Not Available

Wallarah National Park, perfect for fishing, cycling, hiking, surfing and picnicking, is less than an hour’s drive from Newcastle and...

Village Green picnic area

Village Green picnic area

Natural Attractions

Distance from: 15.5 kms | Price from: Not Available

Backyard not big enough? Why not use ours. At Village Green picnic area in Blue Gum Hills Regional Park, there’s...

Drinking

Holey Moley Charlestown

Entertainment Venues Sports and Recreation Facilities

Distance from: 12.0 kms | Price from: $12.00

Newcastle, are you ready to putt your stuff? Holey Moley is the craziest round of mini-golf you’ve ever played!They’re a...

Dobell House

Dobell House

Galleries, Museums and Collections Historical Sites and Heritage Locations

Distance from: 5.2 kms | Price from: $8.00

Dobell House is the home and studio of Sir William Dobell, one of Australia's greatest artists, on the shores of...

Moonee Beach, Munmorah State Conservation Area. Photo: John Spencer

Munmorah State Conservation Area

Natural Attractions

Distance from: 18.5 kms | Price from: Not Available

Pristine beaches, beautiful picnic and camping spots, first-class fishing and grand views are just a taste of what is on...

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