Things To Do in Newcastle

The city of Newcastle is situated on the New South Wales central coast and is Australia's 7th largest city. It is well known for its fabulous beaches where you can soak up the sun with your family or, for those who love surfing, ride the waves at numerous amazing beach front locations. Newcastle also features a working harbour that remains the lifeblood of this vibrant city. Being such a large city you will never be short of things to do in Newcastle, with great shopping centres, a diverse range of restaurants, cosmopolitan cafes and some of the best regional entertainment venues on the East Coast.

Below is a list of the most popular things to do in Newcastle:

Go For a Swim at the Bogey Hole        

In 1819 Major James Morrisset had his convict gang dig him a bath out of the rocks along the Pacific Ocean. This rock pool in now known as the Bogey Hole and provides locals and tourists with a refreshing ..... Read More Details

Surf the Newcastle Beaches        

The city of Newcastle is well known for its surfing and there are a of variety of places that you can go to catch a wave, including Nobbys Beach, Red Head Beach, Stockton, Dixon Park and Bar Beach. Newcastle ..... Read More Details

Visit Fort Scratchley        

One of the best places to visit in Newcastle is Fort Scratchley, which overlooks the Hunter River Estuary at the edge of Newcastle East. It provides visitors with panoramic views of Nobbys Beach, the Pacific ..... Read More Details

Have a Picnic at Blackbutt Reserve        

For a great family day out in Newcastle head along to Blackbutt Reserve and enjoy a relaxing picnic lunch amongst the wildlife. Ideally situated in New Lambton and Kotara, 6kms west of the Newcastle CBD, ..... Read More Details

Visit the Newcastle Earthquake Memorial        

On the 28th of December in 1989 Newcastle was the hit by one of the worst earthquakes that Australia has ever seen. It wasn't large by world standards but it still managed to damages lots of buildings ..... Read More Details

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