Things to do in Newcastle

Newcastle and the surrounding areas have a wealth of attractions and things to do for all of the family. 

Anzac Walk

A stunning piece of infrastructure dedicated to ANZAC heroes. Explore more

Blackbutt Reserve

​Visit the koalas, kangaroos and more Explore more

Nobbys Beach

Surf, sight see or enjoy a beautiful walk - the choice is yours Explore more

Fort Scratchley

Take a trip back in time at this Newcastle icon Explore more

Take a skydive

Soar high at Newcastle’s skyline Explore more

Merewether Baths

Take a dip in this stunning ocean pool Explore more

Historic tram ride

Take a ride back in time and get the inside story of our historic city Explore more

Winemaking tours

​ Explore the vines of Newcastle and the Hunter Region Explore more

Shop on Darby

Window shop along the bustling place to be Explore more

Christ Church Cathedral

​Take a tour inside and around this beautiful Newcastle landmark Explore more

Newcastle Art Gallery

Marvel at artistic creations Explore more

Queen’s Wharf Tower

Enjoy a 360-degree view of the city Explore more

Take a ferry ride

Savour the view of Newcastle Harbour Explore more

Newcastle Museum

Discover the city's history Explore more

The Lock-up

Crank up your creativity and take a step back in time Explore more

Bathers Way

Stroll about this beautiful coastal walk Explore more

Wetlands Centre

Get around on foot, by bike or ... canoe Explore more

Fly high

A bird's eye view of the splendid beaches and coastlines of Newcastle. Explore more

Surfest

Head to the beach for the biggest surfing festival of the year Explore more

Supercars

Stop by Newcastle Harbour Foreshore Park Explore more

Fernleigh Track

Explore one of the region’s most popular shared pathways Explore more

Bike around the city

Spend as much time as you like at each destination Explore more

Skate Parks

Get boarding - your choice of parks Explore more