Discovering the true essence of Newcastle begins with getting to know some basic details. Are you ready to find out exactly where this unique destination is and what sights you should explore?
Newcastle lies 75 miles (121 kilometers) to the northeast of Sydney, a noteworthy city.
Eager to mingle with the locals? That shouldn't be an issue. 310,000 people call this part of New South Wales home.
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Get set for some new experiences! The heart of Newcastle is just 9 miles (14 kilometers) south of Williamtown Airport (NTL).
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Pick up a car from Alamo Rent A Car at Williamtown Airport and you can go from the plane to the open road.
Budget is located just 2 miles (3 kilometers) from the downtown area at 107 Tudor Street. So if you want to immerse yourself in the city streets, you know where to head. If they don't have anything suitable available, try Avis at 25 Maitland Road. This rental outlet is just 3 miles (5 kilometers) from the town center.
Leave your worries behind and head to Nobbys Head Beach where you'll appreciate the steady crash of the waves. Seeking some more ideas? Feel a wave of relaxation as you tune in to the songs of the seabirds encircling you at Dixon Park Beach. But that's not all there is. Looking to know more about religion? Head over to Christ Church Cathedral to see firsthand where many locals worship.
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In Newcastle, you'll discover a nice variety of incredible activities and experiences. Too hard to pick? We recommend:
If you have a spare day or two and you're happy to travel 16 miles (26 kilometers), head on over to Pinny Beach. This nearby area is brimming with things to see and do. If you want to make a day of it, stop by the Belmont Golf Course in the morning. Next hop on over to Munmorah State Conservation Area and Blacksmiths Beach. After more options? Hinton is 16 miles (26 kilometers) from Newcastle. Visit for attractions like Maitland Gaol, the Hunter Region Botanic Gardens and the Maitland Regional Art Gallery. You have a world of choice!
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Situated on the waterfront, this luxury hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Newcastle Civic Theater, Nobbys Head Beach, and Newcastle Beach. Merewether Beach is 1.7 mi (2.7 km) away. Civic Station is only a 4-minute walk and Newcastle Interchange Station is 20 minutes.
Located in the heart of Charlestown, this luxury hotel is 0.7 mi (1.1 km) from Charlestown Square and within 3 mi (5 km) of Westfield Kotara and Blackbutt Reserve. Glenrock State Conervation is 2.1 mi (3.4 km) away.
Offering direct access to the beach, this Newcastle East hotel is in the city center and within a 5-minute walk of Newcastle Ocean Baths and Newcastle Beach. Nobbys Head Beach and Merewether Beach are also within 2 mi (3 km). Civic Station is 20 minutes by foot.
Situated in the entertainment district, this motel is 1.7 mi (2.8 km) from Sarina Beach and 2.8 mi (4.6 km) from University of Newcastle. John Hunter Hospital and Blackbutt Reserve are also within 3 mi (5 km).
Situated in the business district, this hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Newcastle Civic Park, Merewether Beach, and Newcastle Beach. Nobbys Head Beach is 2.1 mi (3.4 km) away. Newcastle Interchange Station is only a 4-minute walk and Civic Station is 16 minutes.
Located in the heart of Newcastle West, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Newcastle Civic Theater, Christ Church Cathedral, and King Edward Park. Merewether Ocean Baths and Blackbutt Reserve are also within 6 mi (10 km). Newcastle Interchange Station is 9 minutes by foot and Civic Station is 12 minutes.
Situated near the beach, this luxury hotel is 0.6 mi (1 km) from Blackbutt Reserve and 2.9 mi (4.6 km) from University of Newcastle. Newcastle International Hockey Centre and Newcastle Showground are also within 2 mi (3 km). Broadmeadow Station is 29 minutes by foot.
Situated by the ocean, this hotel is steps from Fort Scratchley and Newcastle Ocean Baths. Nobbys Head Beach and Newcastle Beach are also within 10 minutes. Civic Station is 22 minutes by foot.
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