Description

Newcastle on the NSW North Coast has become the new capital of cool. Once a working-class, no-nonsense destination, it’s now a culinary and artistic hot-spot that’s also home to some of the best beaches in the whole country. There’s plenty to do here, for both indoor and outdoor typesreplacenewlinereplacenewlineFood and drink lovers are in for a treat. There’s a delicious range of waterside bars, cafes and restaurants on the harbour foreshore promenade. Have lunch by the ocean at the chic Merewether Surfhouse. You’ll find restaurants all over the city, with one street alone (Darby Street) home to over 25 cafes and restaurants. Or pick up fresh local produce at the weekly Newcastle City Farmers Market on Sundays.

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Around Newcastle NSW 2300


Our Picks on what to Do in Newcastle NSW

Newcastle Museum

Fort Scratchley

Miss Porter's House

Anne Feneley Lookout

Foreshore Park

Newcastle Ocean Baths

Our Picks on where to Stay in Newcastle NSW

The Grand Hotel

Novotel Newcastle Beach

Rydges Newcastle

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Our Picks on what to Eat in Newcastle NSW

Cirquecafe

Grain Store Newcastle

Restaurant Mason

Shopping in Newcastle NSW

Community Services  


Newcastle Visitor Information Centre
Old Civic Railway Station, 430 Hunter Street,
NEWCASTLE WEST NSW 2302

City Of Newcastle NSW
12 Stewart Avenue,
BAR BEACH NSW 2300

Newcastle Police Station
1 Watt Street,
NEWCASTLE NSW 2300

Newcastle Library
Laman Street,
NEWCASTLE NSW 2300

Newcastle Canoe Pool NSW
30 Shortland Esplanade,
NEWCASTLE NSW 2300

Location Information 

  • Elevation: 9 m
  • Population: 322,278
  • State electorate(s): Newcastle, Cessnock, Charlestown, Lake Macquarie, Port Stephens, Swansea, Wallsend
  • Federal Division(s): Newcastle, Shortland, Hunter, Paterson
  • Established (yr): 1804
  • Population information is based on 2016 Census data.
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Travel To  

Maitland NSW 2320 (34.4 km, 39 mins)
Raymond Terrace NSW 2324 (29 km, 30 mins)
The Entrance NSW 2261 (64 km, 1 hr 3 mins)
Acknowledgement of Country

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