Stumbling upon a new place is precisely what makes travel so special, But of course, it certainly never hurts to find out a little about the destination before you set off. We'll get you up to speed on a few basic details about Newcastle.
To help you get your bearings, Newcastle is 75 miles (121 kilometers) to the northeast of the prominent city of Sydney.
Ready to meet the locals? 310,000 people call this part of New South Wales home.
Places to visit in Newcastle
Wanting to impress your special someone? Treat them to a stroll along the shore at Nobbys Head Beach. Want some more ideas? Pick up some cheese, crackers and a bottle of wine and spend a couple of hours at Dixon Park Beach. It's one of the most stunning places in the area for a relaxing picnic. And that's not all there is. Attended for public worship and private times of prayer, Christ Church Cathedral is a celebrated holy landmark. That said, you don't need to be a devout church-goer to enjoy this peaceful place.
Where do you fly into for Newcastle?
Arriving at Williamtown Airport (NTL)? Once you disembark, the heart of Newcastle is about 9 miles (14 kilometers) from here. Call for a cab and enjoy the journey — your adventure has just started!
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