Pristine beaches and scenic coastal walks, an active harbour playground with unsurpassed views, historic streets and buzzy cafés – visit Newcastle and you too can discover… Beach Days, Harbour Sights, City Nights!<br>
The capital of the Hunter Region, Newcastle is a modern beachside city boasting a spectacular coastline, rich Aboriginal and European heritage and a pleasant climate.<br>
The city possesses some of Australia’s best beaches and these provide an array of recreational opportunities. Go surfing, beach fishing, swimming in the fabled Ocean Baths or take a walk along the Bathers Way, a 5 km path that hugs the coastline and offers unsurpassed coastal vistas. <br>
Newcastle is built around a large working harbour. The adjacent Harbour Foreshore has undergone stunning changes in recent years and is now a focal point for recreation in the Hunter. A place where children can be entertained and adults can enjoy or dine at a fine restaurant with unsurpassed views. Photograph a ship that seems to pass within armslength as you imbibe the atmosphere in a harbour café.<br>
Newcastle is home to some fine entertainment venues, where you can see the very best of local, national and international performers. The range of home-grown talent is truly amazing. Newcastle’s reputation as a leading source of young musical talent in Australia continues to grow with the local music scene generating a great deal of interest.<br>
Silverchair’s remarkable rise to fame has undoubtedly contributed to the large number of emerging young bands, all hoping to emulate Silverchair’s astonishing success. Groups such as Supersonic, Muzzy Pep and Enertia are just some of the upcoming young bands currently enjoying a wave of popularity on the music scene.<br>
But Newcastle offers lots more to visitors – art galleries, theatres, nature reserves, heritage buildings….the list goes on and on…, take time to visit us and discover Newcastle for yourself.<br>
Beach Days, Harbour Sights, City Nights!<br>
<p><i><strong>For more details of what to see and do in Newcastle contact:</strong></i>
Newcastle Visitor Information Centre</strong>
Ph: 1800 654 558
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