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  1. Blue Gum Hills Regional Park

    Blue Gum Hills Regional Park is a great family day out. Learn about the park's mining heritage on a school excursion, or enjoy a barbecue in peaceful bushland, and then explore the maze, walking tracks or mountain biking trails. Blue Gum H…

  2. The Lock-Up

    Located in one of Newcastle’s most significant heritage buildings, The Lock-Up is a multidisciplinary contemporary arts space and inner city hub for creative thinking and doing. Listed in the NSW Heritage Register, The Lock-Up was the Newc…

  3. Dixon Park Beach

    Dixon Park Beach has Council Lifeguard Services provided Monday to Saturday during swimming season and volunteer members of Dixon Park Surf Lifesaving Club providing beach patrols on Sundays during the swimming season. There is a shelter…

  4. Stockton Beach

    Stockton Beach is situated at the southern end of Newcastle Bight, where there is a sweeping expanse of sand and sand dunes, and views stretching back to Port Stephens. Council Lifeguard Services are provided Monday to Saturday during the …

  5. TreeTops Newcastle

    TreeTop Adventure Park consists of 96 challenges in the tree tops, where participants slide down flying foxes, move from tree to tree on suspension bridges and enjoy many other exciting activities up to 20 metres above the forest floor! …

  6. Sand Dune Adventures

    Sand Dune Adventures (SDA) offers clients an exclusive 'Cultural Quad Bike Riding' experience like no other; traversing the majestic and traditional landscape of the Worimi Sand Dunes / Port Stephens in NSW, recorded as the largest coastal …

  7. Hunter Wetlands Centre

    The Hunter Wetlands Centre is a conservation sanctuary, with over 200 wildlife species identified on site. Located on 45 hectares of internationally significant wetlands under the Ramsar agreement, it is the perfect nature-based tourism des…

  8. Pork Ewe Deli

    Opening the door at Pork Ewe Deli transports you to Markets of Paris or Rome. A local place where you feel welcome to take your time, immersed in cheese, charcuterie and exciting speciality European groceries. Their purpose is to provide a…

  9. Coco Monde

    Discover Coco Monde, just a few doors past the Newcastle regional Library and Art Gallery, on the idylic stroll up Darby Street the University or the foreshore across Civic Park. A warm and cosy delight on Newcastle's vibrant, trendy; frie…

  10. Village Green picnic area

    Backyard not big enough? Why not use ours. At Village Green picnic area in Blue Gum Hills Regional Park, there’s plenty of parking, picnic shelters, barbecues and open space in a picturesque setting so everyone can enjoy their day. It’s per…

  11. Merewether Beach

    Merewether Beach, home of four times World Surfing Champion, Mark Richards and Malibu Surfboard Riding Champion, Martin McMillan. No doubt this is part of the reason that Merewether Beaches National Surfing Reserve was declared in March 200…

  12. Nobbys Beach

    Newcastle's highest profile beach, with council Lifeguard Services provided Monday to Saturday year round and volunteer members of Nobbys Surf Lifesaving Club provide beach patrols on Sundays during the swimming season. It is a favoured swi…

  13. FogHorn Brewhouse

    The team at FogHorn have designed and built the brewhouse from the ground up in a historic art deco warehouse that has been empty for years. Staying true to the industrial roots of the town and the building itself, FogHorn Brewhouse feature…

  14. Miss Porter's House

    Miss Hazel Porter lived all her life at 434 King Street, Newcastle until her death in 1997 aged 83. Not wishing her home to be redeveloped, she bequeathed the property, its contents and endowment to the National Trust. The freestanding Edwa…

  15. Native Newcastle See Do Tours

    Come on an authentic Australian lifestyle experience in Newcastle (or Newy as the locals call it). Native Newcastle See Do Tours will show you the most interesting sights in town, explain some of Newcastle's history and explore the most…

  16. Minmi Cemetery Walk

    Minmi Cemetery, only a 200 metre stroll from the park’s main carpark, is a charming and fascinating piece of local heritage. Dating from the coal-mining boom of the mid-1800's, it tells its own story of the people who came to this place to …