1. Newcastle Memorial Walk

    Location: 24 Memorial Dr, The Hill NSW 2300, Australia

    The Memorial Walk is one of the biggest developments in the city. It was opened in 2015 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the ANZAC landing in Gallipoli.

    This place is a tribute to the Australian soldiers martyred in World War 1. The walkway is designed with steel silhouettes of soldiers and more than 11,000 Hunter Valley people who enlisted to serve during the war.

    You can stroll on a 160-metre-long bridge while enjoying stunning cliff-top views.

  2. Nobbys Head and Breakwall

    Location: Nobbys Rd, Newcastle East NSW 2300, Australia

    Nobbys Head and Breakwall is perfect for walking and appreciating the beautiful coastline. It is located along a 20-minute walking road from NOAH’s to Nobbys Lighthouse and offers stunning city views, crystal clear beaches and landscapes.

    You can watch the ships while enjoying coffee and click a family photo at the Lighthouse.

  3. Blackbutt Reserve

    Location: 12 Stewart Avenue, Newcastle NSW 2300, Australia

    Encounter native wildlife at Blackbutt Nature Reserve, a must-visit destination in Newcastle. Visit this place with your kids and enjoy various fun activities while exploring Australian inhabitants and interactive education programs.

    From feeding the emus to clicking a photo with a Koala and guided nature walks, you can do plenty of things to make your day fun and memorable.

  4. Fort Scratchley

    Location: 1 /3 Nobbys Rd, Newcastle East NSW 2300, Australia

    Fort Scartchley is a heritage-listed site built in the 1800s and provides beautiful views of the ocean and the Newcastle Harbour. The primary purpose of the installation was to prepare the Australian army for a potential attack by Russia. Therefore, it is still a part of the Newcastle Military.

    You can visit this place and explore the tunnels on guided tours, take pictures, enjoy beautiful views, and eat local food.

  5. Newcastle Museum

    Location: 6 Workshop Way, Newcastle NSW 2300, Australia

    Do not forget to explore the beautifully designed museum that will take you through the history of Newcastle, NSW. The journey starts from Aboriginal times to British settlement, coal and steel production to today’s new-age infrastructure. Educate your kids and know the city better.

    Make sure you attend the art exhibitions at Newcastle Museum if you are an art lover.

  6. Merewether Beach

    mother and daughter enjoying on the beach

    Location: Merewether NSW 2291 Australia

    This iconic golden-stretched beach is a hotspot for swimmers and surfers in Newcastle. Being a National Surfing Reserve, you will find various spots to enjoy various water-based activities and enjoy your day in the water.

    Enjoy a picnic in Dixon Park and treat your taste buds with your favourite local snacks and wine. Also, have a dip in the modern-age and kid-friendly ocean baths.

    Tip: Merewether Beach is just 2 km away from the Central Business District.

  7. The Bogey Hole

    Location: Shortland Esplanade, Newcastle NSW 2300, Australia

    This heritage-listed ocean pool is considered the city’s oldest European construction. The Bogey Hole is a perfect destination for swimmers and surfers. You can dive into the blue waters, enjoy the sun and sand while having your favourite drink and spend quality time with your family and friends.

  8. Port Stephens

    Location: 60 Victoria Parade, Nelson Bay, NSW 2315

    You can plan a weekend getaway and visit this beautiful and lush green region. It is a short drive from Newcastle city and offers pristine beaches, a lush green national park, dolphin spots and Australia’s largest sand dune system. This can be your perfect short trip with friends and family.

    If you are travelling for the first time, must know key things everything about this harbour city in advance and make your stay memorable.

  9. Christ Church Cathedral

    Location: 52 Church St, Newcastle NSW 2300, Australia

    Another must-visit destination in the city is Christ Church Cathedral. It is a perfect example of Gothic Revival architecture with its pointed arches, glass windows and soaring spires.

    This is the second tallest church in Australia and provides tranquillity in the centre of the bustling city.

  10. McDonald Jones Stadium

    Location: 294 Turton Rd, Broadmeadow NSW 2292, Australia

    Are you a rugby lover? If yes, you must visit this stadium as it is home to the Newcastle Knights, one of Australia’s most popular rugby league teams. The stadium is packed with great views and a museum to let you create an unforgettable experience.