Newcastle Information Sources and Things To See and Do
Australian Shark & Ray Centre - The centre is approximately 30mins (by car) away from Newcastle. At the centre you cannot just see sharks, you can hand feed sharks, rays and fish.
Address: Marsh Rd, Bobs Farm, NSW, 2316, Australia
Blackbutt Reserve - The Reserve offers over 183 hectares nature trails, wildlife exhibits, children's playgrounds and recreational facilities.
Address: Carnley Ave, New Lambton, NSW, 2305
Civic Precinct Newcastle - It offers four venues: civic theatre, city hall, playhouse and wheeler place which host conferences, major events and public performances.
Address of Civic Theatre, Wheeler Place and Playhouse: 375 Hunter Street, Newcastle, NSW 2300
Address of City Hall: 290 King Street, Newcastle, NSW, 2300
Cooks Hill Galleries - It was established in 1975 and is a premier art gallery with 5 exhibition rooms.
Address: 67 Bull St, Cooks Hill, NSW, 2300
Darby Street Shopping - At Darby Street you can find boutique shops and restaurants.
Address: Darby St, Newcastle, NSW, 2300
Fort Scratchley - The fort was built in 1882 and the historical society offers a Museum which has a big collection of artifacts.
Address: Nobbys Rd, Newcastle, NSW, 2300
Hunter School of the Perfoming Arts
Address: Lambton Road, Broadmeadow, NSW, 2292
John Hunter Children's Hospital
Address: Lookout Rd, New Lambton, NSW, 2305
Kooragang Wetland, Ash Island - The rehabilitation project covering 1590 hectares on three sites in the Hunter River has over 27 threatened species, over 180 species of birds, 42 species of fish and more.
Location: Via Ash Island bridge on the Pacific Highway at NSW, Hexham, 2322
Maitland Gaol - During its 150 years of existence the Goal was housing some of Australia's most hardened and notorious criminals. It was closed in 1998 and is now open for visitors offering audio tours and it also acts as event venue. It is located approximately 30km away from Newcastle.
Address: 6-18 John St, East Maitland, NSW, 2323
Marketown Shopping Centre - The shopping centre has one level of retail shops and 30 speciality shops.
Address: Marketown Shopping Centre
Parry Street, Newcastle West, NSW, 2303
Lingard Private Hospital - Acute medical, surgical, oncology and mental health hospital.
Address: 23 Merewether St, Merewether, NSW, 2291
Newcastle City Council
Newcastle Museum - From 2011 Newcastle will be home to a new Museum collecting and preserving historic objects from the Hunter region.
Location: The museum is based at Honeysuckle.
Newcastle Private Hospital - The hospital offers health care and technology in surgical, medical, obstetric and rehabilitation specialities.
Address: 14 Lookout Rd, New Lambton Heights, NSW, 2305
Newcastle Region Art Gallery - The Gallery shows works of famous Australian artist from the 19th and 20th century.
Address: Cnr Darby St & Laman St, Newcastle, NSW, 2300
Newcastle Region Library
Address: Laman St, Newcastle, NSW, 2300
Newcastle Studio Potters Inc and Back to Back Galleries - The cooperative group is offering ceramics exhibitions & shows and classes & workshops.
Address: 57 Bull Street, Cooks Hill, 2300, NSW
The Lock-Up Cultural Centre - From 1861 to 1982 it was the Newcastle Police Station offering a museum, a gallery and more.
Address: 90 Hunter Street, Newcastle, NSW, 2300
The Maritime Centre - The centre offers a variety of pieces of wrecks, boats, a collection of maritime memorabilia and more.
Address: 3 Honeysuckle Dr, Newcastle, NSW, 2300
The University of Newcastle
Address: University Dr, Callaghan, NSW, 2308
Tourism & Visitor information
Transport City Rail
Transport Newcastle Buses & Ferries -