Newcastle's unique geography and 200 year story has helped create distinctive precincts. Explore and uncover the ﬂavour and allure of the city's streetscapes and waterfronts – each with its own individual character.
- Newcastle East
- Civic Cultural Precinct
- Honeysuckle and the Harbour
For more information on Newcastle attractions, download the Visitors Guide from the Visit Newcastle website.
Beaches and Ocean Baths
There are few cities in the world beyond Newcastle that can say their city centre is surrounded by six major beaches. Merewether, Newcastle, Nobbys, and Bar Beach in particular are popular surﬁng, swimming and ﬁshing locations and are all within minutes of public transport, shops and cafes. Newcastle also has three public ocean baths, including Newcastle Ocean Baths, the Canoe Pool and Merewether Ocean Baths.
Recommended Newcastle CBD accommodation:
- Crowne Plaza Newcastle Special rates for ACALCI 2015 participants
- Novotel Newcastle Beach Hotel Special rates for ACALCI 2015 participants
- Travelodge Newcastle Hotel
- Newcastle accommodation - Find out about other hotels, apartments, b&bs and guesthouses in Newcastle.
- Things to do in Newcastle - Discover Newcastle's best attractions, beaches, walks, restaurants, nightlife and kids' attractions.
- What's on in Newcastle - Events, sport, festivals, markets and shows in Newcastle
- Find hire options in Newcastle - Car hire, boat hire, bicycle hire and more for a relaxing experience in Newcastle
- Discover tours across Newcastle - Try an adventure tour or a food and wine tour for your next holiday
- Try the local flavours of Newcastle - Newcastle restaurants, food and wine, cafes and dining
University of Newcastle's Conservatorium of Music Concert Hall
Darby Street Newcastle is full of restaurants and shops.
Hunter Valley Vineyards
Christchurch Cathedral in Newcastle City
The Bogey Hole, an ocean bath cut out of rock by convicts in 1819.
Shoal Bay in the nearby Port Stephens area.