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Newcastle, NSW

Newcastle City reaches out to the sea on a Peninsula at the mouth of the Hunter River. This distinctive geography creates the only Australian City with a CBD simultaneously on the beach and the harbour waterfront. The long layout of the city centre and its 200 year story has helped create distinctive precincts – all alive with energy.

Newcastle has a vibrant arts scene, a strong youth culture and a proud history. Immerse yourself and find out what makes Novocastrians so proud of their city. Explore and uncover the flavour and allure of the city’s streetscapes and waterfront’s – each with its own feel and character.

Nearest Airport: Newcastle

Newcastle Map


  • Active
  • Caravan and Camping
  • Romance
  • Cultural
  • Eco Tourism
  • Environmental
  • Food and Wine
  • Historic/Heritage
  • Honeymoon
  • Indulgence/Luxury
  • Mountain
  • Nature based
  • Relaxation
  • Soft Adventure

Popular Activities

  • Off Road Driving
  • Quad Bike Riding
  • Bird Watching
  • Bush Walking
  • Canoeing
  • City Sightseeing
  • Cycling
  • Golfing
  • Hang Gliding
  • Horse Riding
  • Kayaking
  • Seakayaking
  • Sandboarding
  • Scenic Flight
  • Shopping
  • Sightseeing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Beach
  • Golfing
  • National Park
  • Adventure
  • Beach
  • Cruising
  • Fishing
  • Golfing
  • Nightlife
  • Shopping
  • Wildlife

About Newcastle

  • Locality: Major urban locality
  • Newcastle Postcode: 2300
  • State: New South Wales
  • Region: Hunter
  • Latitude: -32.92636
  • Longitude: 151.78122
  • Elevation: 14m
  • Population: 2753
  • Median Income: $56940
  • Area (Sq/km): 1.16
  • Timezone: Australia/Sydney

Tours In Newcastle

Discover some of the tours options around Newcastle

Explore The Outback

Australia has a vast remote interior, much of it largely untouched. By night, the outback is deathly quiet, with the only light provided by the stars and the moon - a perfect oportunity for stargazing. Explore the isolated heart of the country, meet and connect with Aboriginal people and experience one of the oldest living cultures in the world. Go ‘walk-about’ and immerse yourself with Australia’s endless outback horizons.

Outback Experiences

Luxe Accommodation

Enjoy a distinctly Australian luxury experience, such as the unforgettable reefs, islands, beaches and coast; rugged mountain ranges, rainforests and vast national parks; and the many vibrant food and wine regions. Take a once in a lifetime adventure and discover the sheer indulgence of experiencing the wonders of Australia in style and stay in total luxury.

Australia has wide variety of accommodation options to suit most budgets and travelling preferences. Choose from luxury lodges, boutique hotels, serviced apartments, motels, bed and breakfasts, caravan parks as well as youth and backpacker hostels.


Glasshouse Mountains

The Glasshouse Mountains in the hinterland of Queensland’s Sunshine Coast are actually the cores of 20 million year old volcanoes. The sides of the volcanoes have eroded away leaving only the hardened rock spiremountain cores we see today. Learn more about this awe-inspiring landscape.

Glasshouse Mountains