Newcastle is a vibrant cosmopolitan city, located between a working harbour and the beautiful beaches of the north coast of New South Wales. It is known for its beaches, laid back lifestyle, its busy harbour and eclectic arts scene. Its former working wharves are being transformed into areas of entertainment and recreation.
Nobbys Beach marks the start of Bathers Way, a spectacular five kilometre coastal trek that stretches to Merewether Beach passing five beaches and the historic ocean baths. Visit Blackbutt Reserve and see koalas, kangaroos, wombats and bird life just six kilometres from the city centre.
Nearby Stockton Beach is famous for its sand dune system and four wheel driving. Hire a canoe at the Hunter Wetlands Centre and explore a network of ponds and a diverse range of waterbirds. Or take a day trip to the Hunter Valley wineries.
Newcastle is an Urban CBD Location area within the local government area of Newcastle in New South Wales, it is located approximately 117kms from the capital Sydney and extends over an area of 1.16 square kilometres. Newcastle has a recorded population of 2753 residents and is within the Australian Eastern Daylight Time zone Australia/Sydney.
If you are planning a visit to Newcastle we’ve put together some of the things you can see or do while you are here. These include, places to stay, tours and attractions, some upcoming events and places where you can grab a meal. Go ahead, try one of the buttons above. Every destination has something worth seeing so start exploring… If you know Newcastle and think we’ve missed something, let us know and we’ll share it here.