Newcastle activities

  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 Bathers Way

    Stretching from the commanding lighthouse at Nobbys Headland to the coastal wilderness of Glenrock Reserve and the early coal workings at Burwood Beach, Newcastle's Bathers Way is a scenic five kilometre coastal walk waiting for you to disc…

  3. Newcastle Kayak Tours

    Join Newcastle Kayak Tours and enjoy a leisurely guided kayak tour of Newcastle’s world renowned harbour. See up close and personal the inner workings of the world’s largest coal export port, also the many natural features on display during…

  4. Newcastle Beach

    Newcastle Beach has a reputation for being one of the best surf locations in Australia and is a favoured spot for board riders wishing to catch that perfect wave off Newcastle Point. Lifeguard Services are provided seven days a week duri…

  5. Fort Scratchley Historic Site

    Fort Scratchley Historic Site is a coastal fortification in Newcastle, NSW’s second-biggest city. Built in the 1800s, Fort Scratchley commands spectacular views of the ocean and entrance to Newcastle Harbour. The fort consists of a netwo…

  6. Glenrock State Conservation Area

    Glenrock State Conservation Area, only 5km from Newcastle, is the perfect place for mountain biking. Explore the park’s beaches, rainforest walks and waterfalls on a school excursion or guided tour. Located only ten minutes drive from the …

  7. CoastXP

    CoastXP is a premier Hunter Coast adventure boat experience! Ocean Enthusiast Dominic May and his team operate coastal sightseeing, whale watching (June - November), cruise and event tours departing daily from the Honeysuckle Foreshore sho…

  8. The Clarendon Hotel Bar

    The beautiful Art Deco bar provides a great meeting place for after work drinks or the start to a special night out. Enjoy the atmosphere inside or step out into the spacious beer garden, enjoy the fresh air and catch up with good friends. …

  9. Newcastle Golf Club

    Located at the mouth of the Hunter River, two hour's drive from Sydney, Newcastle (formerly known as the Stockton Course) is one of only two courses in NSW given international recognition by the panel of experts rating the World's Top 100 C…

  10. Newcastle Museum

    Since opening in the iconic Honeysuckle Railway Workshops in 2011, Newcastle Museum has blossomed with high visitor numbers, an extensive exhibition program and a dynamic range of community events for a diverse audience. Feedback from visit…

  11. 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…

  12. 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…

  13. Yamuloong Centre

    Yamuloong has been established to provide people of all ages with the opportunity to learn about Aboriginal history and culture whilst exploring the wonders and excitement of the bush tucker trails. Tours are seen by schools and colleges…

  14. Nova Cruises

    Explore the beautiful waters of Newcastle with Nova Cruises and enjoy the delicious food, fascinating history and during the annual whale migration, marvel at humpbacks playing in the sparkling Pacific Ocean. A delightful destination, Newca…

  15. 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…

  16. Sand Dune Adventures

    Ride on quad bikes from the bush to the beach, traversing magnificent sand dunes and learning about Aboriginal culture in the Worimi Conservation Lands, north of Sydney. With Sand Dune Adventures, riding a 400cc bike, you’ll be in awe of th…

  17. Heritage Walking Track

    The Heritage walking track begins at the remains of an 1870's stone bridge abutments. This short walk takes you along the original Minmi Back Creek rail embankment to Brown’s Colliery No. Two mine, ending at the large brick tower of an orig…

  18. Quad Bike King

    Quad Bike King is one of the largest and most respected tour operators in the market and is one of the premier provider of guided tours on quad bikes in New South Wales. Quad Bike King offers an exciting and unique way of exploring your nat…

  19. 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…

  20. Tex Tours

    Tex Tours is a small group specialist, providing comprehensive and entertaining day tours of the Hunter Valley. Tex Tours prides itself on the premium service that their groups receive from local vineyards. They visit a deluxe mix of venu…

  21. Christ Church Cathedral

    Take a tour of Christ Church Cathedral and discover its rich history. A survivor of the Japanese submarine attack of WWII and the 1989 Newcastle Earthquake, Christ Church Cathedral is now a fully restored masterpiece. It is built on a site …