Newcastle is a lovely coastal town just north of Sydney in the Australian state of New South Wales.
The town is home to some of the nations most famous people including the three-piece band Silverchair.
While many may look at Newcastle as just being an industrial town on the coastline, there is much more to it than what meets the eye.
Home to some of the nations best beaches, Newcastle is definitely a place for all surfing lovers.
Australia’s sixth largest city boasts breaks like Nobbys, Newcastle, Bar, Dixon Park, Merewether and Stockton Beaches, all within five kilometers form the city centre.
There are also some amazing beach walks, including the five km track from Nobbys to Merewether Beach, which should be a must for any tourist in the area.
If it is harbor sites you love, then just head down to the city’s water entrance where a stack of tourists and locals flock to enjoy a meal, drink or just marvel at the kite surfers, roller bladders and bike riders populating the area.
When the sun goes down, Newcastle stays awake with an abundance of night activities for all ages and groups.
There are nightclubs, restaurants and great performances at venues throughout the city.
Newcastle really is a place where you can relax, enjoy, have fun and feel part of a community all at the same time.
With something for everyone, the city really is a place to check out while down under.