Visit Newcastle

In 2011 Newcastle ranked as one of Lonely Planets Top Ten Cities in the world, and it’s only gotten better since then. Visit Newcastle is the official site for visitors to Newcastle, with plenty of information about where to stay, how to get around and what to see and do.


Newcastle Now

Newcastle Now features information about Newcastle’s main entertainment and dining precincts, as well as upcoming cultural and sporting events and community news.



The biggest guide to cafes, bars, restaurants and shopping in Newcastle and the Hunter Valley, HunterHunter is constantly updated to include reviews and information about the areas newest venues and ventures.


Newcastle Entertainment Centre and Showground

Located a short bus or car ride from Newcastle’s CBD, this multi-purpose arena and surrounding grounds hosts the very best in local and international events, as well as a wonderful weekly farmers market. For information about what’s on, as well as ticketing, access and venue maps, click here.


Civic Theatre

Located in the heart of Newcastle, Civic Theatre is a gorgeous heritage-listed venue that hosts local and international music, theatre and comedy. Information about coming events and more can be found at


Newcastle Art Gallery

Close to the Newcastle CBD and the cafes and restaurants of Darby Street, Newcastle Art Gallery has an outstanding permanent collection as well hosting some of the best visiting exhibitions in the world. For more, visit their website here.


Newcastle Museum

Not just for kids, Newcastle Museum is a fantastic place to explore the history of the region, with a broad and constantly surprising range of special exhibitions, a cafe, shop and regular events for families and more. Visit