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Local Attractions

With so much to see and do in Newcastle, from snorkelling to shopping, hiking trails to art galleries, it can be difficult to plan the perfect itinerary. We’ve given you a few suggestions of what not to miss whilst visiting the region.

Bathers Coastal Walk
Bathers Coastal Walk

Experience Newcastle’s past and present through this 2-hour walk extending from the harbour promenade.

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Newcastle Museum
Newcastle Museum

Newcastle Museum provides an in-depth look into the history, stories and local legends of the city.

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Newcastle Region Art Gallery
Newcastle Region Art Gallery

Newcastle Art Gallery houses the most important public art collection in NSW outside Sydney.

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Fort Scratchley
Fort Scratchley

Perched high above Newcastle Harbour is Fort Scratchley, which was constructed during the Crimean War to protect the city from invasion.

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Dining
Dining

Newcastle's emerging food scene is evident in the great restaurants, bars and outdoor cafes around the city.

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Civic Theatre
Civic Theatre

The dramatic Civic Theatre is one of Australia’s great historic theatres and hosts a wide range of concerts, musicals, plays, dance and other events.

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Bogey Hole
Bogey Hole

The Bogey Hole is a heritage listed sea bath and an icon of Newcastle. The Bogey Hole is a popular swimming spot for locals and visitors alike.

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Blackbutt Reserve
Blackbutt Reserve

This wildlife sanctuary is open 365 days a year, spread across 182 hectares of urban bushland, presenting Australia’s wet, dry and rain forests in one.

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Beaches
Beaches

Newcastle is home to some amazing beaches within easy reach of our hotel.

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Port Stephens
Port Stephens

Port Stephens is a 40 minute drive from Newcastle and is renowned for its wonderful beaches. There are 26 golden sandy beaches, some sheltered bay beaches that are perfect for families

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