Things To Do

Newcastle is brimming with memorable fun experiences

Newcastle is a city of surprising diversity and experiences. From nature walks to canoeing, art galleries to action adventures you will find Newcastle has truly got something for everyone. There is a diversity of stunning parks, clean, beautiful beaches as well as the opportunity to enjoy catching up with friends at one of the hundreds of pubs, hotels, coffee shops or restaurants. We have hand picked a few of our favourite recommendations that will give you a taste of what Newcastle has to offer.

For more ideas of how to spend your time in Newcastle check out the Visit Newcastle website and discover an activity that suits you.

Shopping Centres

Convenient shopping and groceries

Honeysuckle Executive Apartments are conveniently located near Marketown which is a 4-minute drive and 10-minute walk. You will find a variety of options including a number of cafes, takeaways and both Woolworths and Coles (open 24hrs) supermarkets. There are banks, bakeries, salons, jewellery, clothing and gift stores, and Big W as well. Handy for families and groups; there is plenty of outdoor seating and undercover areas. For more details such as opening times see the Market Town website and the list of stores.

outdoors marketown

Marketown is your one-stop-shop for more than just shopping with cafes and groceries.

Shielded from the sun by the dappled canopies of the trees lining the mall.

A range of boutique retailers, fresh food and contemporary food options and cafes.

History and Culture

One of the largest Churches in Australia. It is 72.5m long, 26.5m wide, 36.5m high.

Enjoy one of Australia’s historic theaters that hosts a wide range of concerts & musicals. 

Visit three independent galleries on Newcastle’s Roaming Art Tours!

Visit Australia’s unique national historical site that have unrivaled panoramic view

You are invited to learn about the facility, past prisoners & daring escapes. 

Spectacular views of Newcastle beaches, harbour and nearby Lake Macquarie.

Beaches and outdoor activities

Enjoy the beach & the sheltered areas for children & those who want calmer waters.

Swim with WILD dolphins and enjoy four hours of adventure! 

Get to experience the ultimate sand dune adventure in Australia!

Spectacular ocean view, up and down the East Coast and hosts many events. 

Learn to surf with experienced and professional coaching staff.

Slide down Flying Foxes, move from tree to tree on suspension bridges and more.

Nightlife Entertainment

Argyle House was built in the 1860s, currently a popular night place. 

FogHorn Brewhouse features an 1800 litre capacity brewery with four serving tanks.

The 106 year old art theater houses some of the best Australian & international artists.

Honeysuckle Hotel

The Honeysuckle Hotel has a unique combination of heritage features and the latest in modern and stylish trends bringing together two beautiful styles into one spectacular venue with impressive harbour views and waterfront dining. The bistro offers high quality, locally sourced food with professional and friendly service.

Honeysuckle Hotel restaurant is open 7 days a week for lunch and dinner as well as breakfast on the weekends. Their chefs serve creative and modern pub food at an affordable price.

They offer a great value lunch menu during the week and for family friendly dining our fun kids menu will keep the little ones happy

honeysuckle hotel

You will always find something fun to do!

Find more great ideas for entertainment and adventure at visitnewcastle.com.au
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