Newcastle’s favourite sites
No matter what form of entertainment or adventure you're looking for, Newcastle won't disappoint. Here's just a taste.
Dine at one of our waterfront cafes or restaurants and discover Newcastle's maritime heritage at The Maritime Centre, Lee Wharf.
Enjoy a leisurely stroll along the Foreshore Promenade from Honeysuckle to Nobbys.
Climb the Queens Wharf Tower (40.3m high) for spectacular views of the city and coastline.
Newcastle East Heritage Walk
Follow the steps of Newcastle's 205 year journey.
Fabulous playground for the kids and great undercover BBQ facilities.
Convict Lumber Yard
Explore Newcastle and Australia's industrial heritage.
Walk to the end of the breakwater past the Pasha Bulker sculpture and lighthouse and enjoy the magnificent views.
A 5km walk along Newcastle's stunning coastline.
Tunnel into the Fort's rich military history.
Newcastle Beach and Ocean Baths
Swim in the Art Deco Newcastle Ocean Baths opened in 1922.
Revisit Newcastle's convict past with a visit to this convict-hewn ocean bath, built around 1820.
King Edward Park
19th century King Edward Park and rotunda date back to some of the earliest days of Newcastle.
A prominent feature on Newcastle's skyline, was once used as a guiding landmark for ships approaching the port of Newcastle.
A fully restored masterpiece. Beautiful grounds and views surround the city's 'Castle'.
Hunter Street Mall
The main shopping strip.
Funky inner city 'eat street', also great for shopping and art lovers.
Newcastle Region Art Gallery
One of Australia's leading regional galleries with a magnificent collection.
Experience boutique shopping and dining at The Junction.
Enjoy the cosmopolitan feel of Beaumont Street with the many sidewalk cafes and nightlife.
Home to a wide variety of Australian wildlife including koalas, kangaroos, and birds. Also great bushwalking trails.