Newcastle City Tour, Australia

About Newcastle: Newcastle is one of the second largest city in the state of NSW and is sixth largest in Australia. The city is based at the mouth of the Hudson river and it encompasses the beaches and mountains along with restaurants and wineries. The Newcastle is Australia’s oldest sea port and is also the world largest coal exporter. The Newcastle City Tour is known to explore many activities along with great places for sightseeing around the city. The city with some great beaches along with places to surf and wineries makes it an interesting place to visit and explore. The city has been known for bush walkers and also known for Australian history.

There are two major roads which leads to the city and they are known as M1 and Pacific highway with Newcastle airport which is located about 20 minutes drive from the CBD. Within the city one could find easy availability of city bus along with train, taxi and the light rail which makes travel convenient along with less of stress. The Newcastle city tour has some great way to unwind ad apart from beaches along with parks and gardens and the heritage architecture which consists of museums and art galleries are found in abundance which gives much of the magical ways to enjoy and know more about the city and culture.

Newcastle Tourist Places: Few of the museums and art galleries are as follows:

Fort Scratchley: The Fort Scratchley is a historic site which is known to house a military museum and the fort defends Newcastle in 1942 with the Japanese submarine surface the shelling of city. The east of the fort has a great place of ocean bathing and swimming could also be done here.

Newcastle regional art gallery: The Newcastle regional art gallery and is worth a visit with the gallery house having the high quality collection of the works by the Australian artists along with staging its own travelling exhibitions.

The Newcastle city tour offers great heritage tours and it has Fort Scratchley Historic site with spectacular views of the harbour and it has many whale-watching season. The Nova cruises also make you see the humpbacks play within the sparkling blue waters. The other things which could be found in this city are Bathers way, the spectacular coastal walk and visit to the many kid friendly restaurants and cafes around the harbour.

The Newcastle City tour could also be found to be a witness to the various festivals and events which happen within the due course of the year. The Mattara Festival is a week long series of the events which commences along each year around and commences in the Labour Day weekend during late September or the early October.

The Cultural stomp is the one day celebration at the civic park and it brings people together with celebrating the region’s cultural diversity. The forums, panels along with music, art, films and the spoken word are to be found a great way to enjoy the cultural activities and feel proud about the nation with enjoyment of course coming throughout the activities.

Tourists attractions: Fort Scratchley (Museum), Newcastle Civic Theatre (Performing arts theater), Newcastle - City Museum, Miss Porter's House (Museum), The Lock-Up (Art center), The Res (Historical landmark), Susan Gilmore Beach, Newcastle Memorial Walk, Newcastle Ocean Baths, Airsports/Newcastle Paragliding (+61 415 669 923), Newcastle Entertainment Centre (+61 2 4921 2100) etc.

Things to do: Swimming - Bar Beach, Surfing - Nobbys Beach, Ocean baths - Merewether Ocean Baths & Newcastle Ocean Baths, Mattara Festival - October, Surfest - surfing contest etc.

Weather Temperature:

Months Temp. Jan Feb March April May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Average Low (℃) 19.2 19.4 18.3 15.3 12.0 9.7 8.5 9.3 11.5 14.1 16.2 18.0
Average High (℃) 25.6 25.4 24.7 22.8 20.0 17.5 16.7 18.1 20.2 22.2 23.6 24.9

Nearest Accommodations:

Luxury Hotels: Novotel Newcastle Beach Hotel (+61 2 4032 3700), Quality Hotel NOAH'S On The Beach (+61 2 4929 5181), Quality Apartments City Centre Newcastle (+61 2 4040 1200), The Lucky Hotel (+61 2 4925 8888), Clarendon Hotel (+61 2 4907 6700), Rydges Newcastle Hotel (+61 2 4907 5000), Honeysuckle Executive Apartments (+61 2 4941 6669), The Star Apartments (+61 2 4955 5888), Quest Newcastle Apartment Hotel (+61 2 4928 8000), Quest Newcastle West Apartment Hotel (+61 2 4920 3400), Cosmopolitan Apartments (+61 2 4955 5888), Chaucer Palms Boutique Bed & Breakfast (+61 2 4961 0111), Hamilton on Everton Hotel (+61 2 4062 7090), Carrington Place Hotel (+61 2 4961 1116).

Budget Hotels: Newcastle Beach Hotel (+61 2 4926 3688), Newcastle Terraces & Apartments (+61 419 611 854), Newcastle Short Stay Apartments (+61 419 611 854), Oriental Hotel (+61 2 4929 1130), Commonwealth Hotel Newcastle (+61 2 4926 2680), Nouveau On Young Hotel (+61 2 4955 5888), The Newcastle Hotel (+61 2 4965 4351), Seven Seas Hotel (+61 2 4961 2467), Maison De May Boutique Bed & Breakfast (+61 417 227 177), Newcastle Accommodation – Tighes Hill (+61 2 4929 3313).

Distances from Newcastle city:

Sydney City : 160.8 KM

Brisbane City : 801.0 KM

Gold Coast City : 758.3 KM

Melbourne City : 1028.3 KM

Perth City : 3931.1 KM

Adelaide City : 1525.5 KM

Nearest Major Airport: "Newcastle Airport - NSW" is a domestic airport where tourists can get flights to Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney, Gold Coast, Ballina, Canberra, Dubbo cities. Tourists also can get here flights to New Zealand countries. It is just 27.2 KM distance from Newcastle central bushiness district.