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Greater Newcastle

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Popular things to do in Greater Newcastle

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Scenic Walking Area
Newcastle Memorial Walk Newcastle
4.8
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Off-Road Tour
Off-Road Tours Williamtown
4.6
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Garden
Hunter Valley Gardens Pokolbin
3.9
Duration: 2 hours
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Wildlife Area
Tomaree Head Shoal Bay
5.0
Duration: 2 hours
Encompassing the suburbs of Newcastle, as well as a number of other, smaller cities, Greater Newcastle expands from the oceanside to a lush interior. Hilly, forested, and welcoming, the area offers a more relaxed experience than the hustle and bustle that can often dominate Australia‚Äôs urban centers. Plan your trip to Greater Newcastle and other Australia destinations using our handy Australia trip itinerary builder site.

Hidden gems in Greater Newcastle

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Wine Tour / Tasting
Wine D Road Tours Rosebrook
5.0
Duration: 4 hours
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Swim with Dolphins
Dolphin Swim Australia Nelson Bay
4.8
Duration: 4 hours
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Wine Tour / Tasting
Hunter Valley Boutique Wine Tours Mount View
4.9
Duration: 2 hours
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Winery / Vineyard
Harkham Wines Pokolbin
4.8
Duration: 30 minutes

Wineries in Greater Newcastle

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Winery / Vineyard
Ernest Hill Wines Nulkaba
4.8
Duration: 30 minutes
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Winery / Vineyard
Ivanhoe Wines Pokolbin
4.8
Duration: 2 hours
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Winery / Vineyard
Audrey Wilkinson Vineyard Pokolbin
4.2
Duration: 2 hours
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Winery / Vineyard
Leogate Estate Wines Pokolbin
4.6
Duration: 2 hours

Kid-friendly things to do in Greater Newcastle

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Nature / Wildlife Tour
Kangaroo Encounters Guided Tours Nelson Bay
5.0
Duration: 30 minutes
Playground
Blackbutt Reserve Newcastle
4.6
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Beach
Nobbys Beach Newcastle
4.8
Duration: 2 hours
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Park
Speers Point Park Speers Point
4.8
Duration: 2 hours

Nature in Greater Newcastle

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National Park
Tomaree National Park Fingal Bay
4.8
Duration: 8 hours
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National Park
Watagans National Park Lake Macquarie
4.8
Duration: 8 hours
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Geologic Formation
Stockton Sand Dunes Port Stephens
4.5
Duration: 2 hours
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Forest
Myall Lakes National Park Newcastle
4.8
Duration: 2 hours

Shopping in Greater Newcastle

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Gift & Specialty Shop
Inner City Winemakers Wickham
5.0
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Newcastle City Farmers Market Newcastle
4.6
Duration: 2 hours
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Hunter Valley Smelly Cheese Shop - Hall of Food Pokolbin
3.5
Duration: 2 hours
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Factory Outlet
Mortels Sheepskin Factory Thornton
4.4
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Wine Tour / Tasting
Hunter Valley Tours Cessnock
4.9
Duration: 6 hours
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Kayaking / Canoeing
Walking Rivers Newcastle
5.0
Duration: 8 hours
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Dolphin / Whale Watching
Dolphin & Whale Watching Nelson Bay
4.4
Duration: 2 hours
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Military Facility
Fort Scratchley Newcastle
4.6
Duration: 2 hours

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