Uncover Newcastle

Uncover Newcastle

Surrounded by stunning coastline and world renowned surf beaches, the coast feeds the soul of our compact city.

When you indulge your curiosity and uncover Newcastle's vibrant culture, rich heritage and electric atmosphere, you'll experience an unexpected feast for the senses all right on your hotel doorstep. 

Come and seek off beat.

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Discover the best of Newcastle with our handpicked selection of hot deals on accommodation and experiences. These exclusive offers are your ticket to the seek off beat experience in Newcastle. 

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Seek off beat experiences

We're a boutique destination that's anything but ordinary. 

Uncover the outdoor street art and murals decorating our city, indulge in the baroque interior of the Civic Theatre, discover the history of the police station turned art gallery at The Lock-up, and catch a show while watching the light filter through the stained glass window of the Christ Church Cathedral.

Explore our cultural side


From gourmet fine dining to casual cafes and locally produced artisanal delights, our city boasts a culinary culture with extraordinary flare.

Experience the parisian-style dining serving delicious modern-Australian dishes at the Signal Box, be tempted by 1920's inspired Bartholomews with the Hunter's largest collection of whiskey, or taste the modern fare at the industrial chic yet ultra tasty Flotilla

Taste our best

We're home to an abundance of natural attractions, from wetlands to mangroves - a new adventure is awaiting around every corner.

Explore the natural beauty of Glenrock State Conservation Area and Blackbutt Reserve, dive into the refreshing waters at the Merewether Ocean Baths and hit the Bathers Way coastal walk making sure not to miss the impressive hand-hewn Bogey Hole.

Discover our outdoors

Our history and heritage feed our creativity and set the scene for unique events and performances. 

Start your night out with the most over-the-top bingo night with Timberlina, try stellar cocktails at dimly lit Japanese speakeasy the Koutetsu, or take your pick of beer gardens to experience the best in live music

Experience a night out

Don't miss these events

Newcastle Food Month
1-30 April 2024

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5-7 April 2024

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New Annual
27 Sep - 6 Oct 2024

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