Newcastle Activities & Attractions

Newcastle Terraces & Apartments

Local Activities

  • Native Newcastle offer small group tours of Newcastle and Surrounds. Authentic travel experiences with a local guide.
  • We especially recommend cafe 23Hundred Espresso on nearby Scott St for early coffee and breakfast or lunch.
  • Also the new pizzeria Napoli Centrale on King St for authentic Neapolitan pizza & ambience. Babies and children very welcome at any hour.

Other Attractions

  • Our famous beaches and iconic Art Deco ocean baths are right on our door step.
  • Walk the Bathers Way or cycle the Honeysuckle precinct, past the Cruising Yacht Club, over the Carrington bridge, or keep going along Throsby Creek.
  • Head out to one of our many cafes, restaurants or small bars where all flavours of the world are on offer. Everything from Spanish Tapas, German Cocktail Bars, Craft Beer Cafes, authentic Italian Pizza and Mexican at Casa De Loco. There is Japanese, Ethiopian, Persian, fine dining and award winning – so many choices.
  • Check out our museums, the headland lookouts, Fort Scratchley, or have a picnic in the Foreshore Park or King Edward Park.
  • Markets in abundance – Hunt & Gather, The Olive Tree, the Farmers Market – organic delights to savour and hand made original gifts.
  • Walk out to Nobbys Lighthouse or hire a bike and explore the pathways around our working port. Checkout the ships and watch the tug boats bring them in.
  • In as little as 40 mins driving time you can get to Pokolbin or Broke and our world renown Hunter Valley Vineyards .Take the newly completed Hunter Expressway and in no time you will be sampling some of the finest wines and cheeses in Australia. Have a long leisurely lunch in of of the many award winning restaurants and spend some time strolling through the Hunter Valley Gardens.
  • Visit Lake Macquarie and the Watagan Mountains to the south, or our huge sand dunes and Port Stephens to the north. Then come home to supplies from FoodWorks mini-supermarket around the corner to cook for yourself or stroll out to our many nearby restaurants.