Newcastle Things to Do for a Custom Tour

Nature and Wildlife

  • Visit a working farm
  • Take one of the many walking trails
  • Bushwalk to waterfalls & lookouts
  • Guided Segway and Ecotours
  • Picnic at the Hunter Valley Zoo
  • Up close and personal with critter encounters
  • Take a cruise and watch for whales and dolphins 
  • Go horseback riding

For the kids

  • Explore a network of sea caves
  • Swim at one of our stunning beaches or ocean rock pools
  • Visit the best kids playground and climb the 12 metre high climbing structure to take the 9 metre spiral slide down
  • Have fun while you learn from interactive exhibits at museums
  • Take the kids dipnetting to find bugs in the mud

Culture and History

  • Learn about all facets of Aboriginal culture 
  • Hear about the enemy attack on Newcastle in WWII
  • Honour our WWI diggers by walking the Anzcac Memorial walkway
  • See permanent and current art and museum exhibitions
  • Peek into the past in one of Australia's finest collections of colonial farm buildings dating from the 1830s.
  • Visit the studio of Sir William Dobell
  • Enjoy interesting markets and antique stores
  • Take in a show at one of our many theatres and performing arts centres


  • Visit the Hunter Valley vineyards and sample award winning wines
  • Enjoy a craft beer whilst watching a busy harbour
  • Be entertained over dinner with live music
  • Fine dining or quirky vibrant cafes
  • Big breakfasts and lazy sunday brunches
  • High teas in the city, on the lake or further afield


Be inspired from this list of Newcastle Things to Do. Give us a call and tell us about your:

  • ages
  • interests
  • available time and
  • budget

We'll tailor scenic tours or curate your own tour experience to please everyone