Activities & Attractions

Blackbutt Reserve

Located in Kotara within the heart of Newcastle, Blackbutt Reserve encompasses 182 hectares of natural bushland and includes award winning wildlife exhibits, stunning walking trails and peaceful picnic areas.

Telephone:    02 4904 3344
Website:        www.newcastle.nsw.gov.au/Blackbutt-Reserve
Email:             blackbuttadmin@ncc.nsw.gov.au
Address:        Carnley Avenue, Kotara NSW 2289

East Coast Corporate & Group Xperiences

If you are looking for a new and exciting way to engage your team, East Coast Xperiences can deliver strong team focused activities in an innovative, fun and dynamic environment with the latest in segway racing, giant human foosball and laser clay shooting onsite at the Hunter Wetlands or at one of Newcastle’s parks or beaches.

Telephone:    1300 465 636
Website:        www.eastcoastXperiences.com.au
Email:            adam@eastcoastXperiences.com.au

Epicurean Excursion - Food Tours of Newcastle

Don’t choose just one restaurant to have lunch in, enjoy four east end eateries over one long lunch with a short stroll in between. Our food tours take visitors around hand picked restaurants, bars and cafés for more than a taste of each. They offer great networking opportunities, a team building experience or business lunch with a difference. Book out an existing tour or contact us to create a custom made event. We can create food tours for groups of up to 100 people.

Telephone:    0438 208 297
Website:        www.epicureans.com.au
Email:             info@epicureans.com.au
Address:        Here, fare and everywhere in Newcastle.

Fort Scratchley

Fort Scratchley is the only fort in Australia to return fire on an enemy ship during wartime, the fort was built in the late 1800s to protect the Newcastle coastline, is rich in military history and has amazing views of the city, harbour and beaches.
 

Telephone:    02 4974 2996
Website:        www.fortscratchley.com.au
Email:            newcastlevenues@ncc.nsw.gov.au
Address:        Nobbys Road, Newcastle East 2300

Inner City Winemakers Centre

Inner City Winemakers is within walking distance of Newcastle’s CBD and beautiful working Harbour. Here locals and visitors alike can sample our unique range of wines at our cellar door and winery. We specialise in wine tastings that include wine appreciation as well as the art of food & wine matching. We are open Tuesday to Sunday from 10am til 6pm. Other times by arrangement.


Telephone:    02 4962 3545
Website:        www.innercitywinemakers.com.au
Email:            info@innercitywinemakers.com.au
Address:       28 Church Street, Wickham NSW 2293

Native Newcastle

Native Newcastle offers the best guided tours of Newcastle for small groups. Our guides are passionate locals who ensure you see the best sights in town, and experience the Newcastle lifestyle fully. We include visits to favourite historical and coastal locations but can also arrange bushwalking and sand driving, as well as wildlife encounters. Our tours are like spending a day with local friends. Itineraries can be tailored to suit interests, ages and abilities. Our tours run every day of the year and in a luxury 4WD vehicle.

Telephone:  0428 092 345
Website:      www.nativenewcastle.com.au
Email:           tours@nativenewcastle.com.au
 

Newcastle Ghost Tours

Experience our town after dark as we walk with the ghosts of the East End of Newcastle. Do you dare?


Telephone:    0411 357 519
Website:        www.newcastleghosttours.com.au
Email:             info@newcastleghosttours.com.au
Address:        Shop 2, Level 2, 216 - 218 Pacific Highway, Charlestown NSW 2290

Newcastle Golf Club

Located only 15 minutes drive from Newcastle’s CBD and 10 minutes drive from Newcastle Airport, Newcastle Golf Course offers golfers of all skill levels a spectacular and exciting challenge. Including a golf school for corporate groups.  Ranked in Golf Digest's top 20 courses in Australia, this is the Hunter's hidden golfing gem.


Telephone:    02 4928 1356
Website:        www.newcastlegolf.com.au
Email:            operations@newcastlegolf.com.au
Address:        Vardon Road, Fern Bay 2295

Newcastle Museum

Newcastle Museum explores the city’s history through a diverse collection of objects and stories. From the dramatic BHP Steelworks Sound and Light Show to the glow of the enormous inflatable Earth Ball, the museum provides a sensory experience for all visitors. The Supernova hands-on science centre will challenge all ages with interactives to fascinate and amaze. Test your skills against a robot, see if you can single-handedly lift a car, and marvel at a mini tornado. Guided tours and tailored programs are available on request. Free general admission.


Telephone:    02 4974 1400
Website:        www.newcastlemuseum.com.au
Email:            enquiries@newcastlemuseum.com.au
Address:       Workshop Way, Honeysuckle 2300

NOVA Cruises

NOVA Cruises specialises in private charters and scheduled cruises of Newcastle Harbour, the Hunter River, Kooragang Wetlands, & Whale Watching.


Telephone:    0400 381 787
Website:        www.novacruises.com.au
Email:             info@novacruises.com.au

The Hunter Wetlands Centre

The Hunter Wetlands Centre is a beautiful and unique destination only 10 mins from Newcastle CBD. The site is a 45 hectare conservation playground recognised as an internationally significant wetland through the Ramsar convention. With over 250 different wildlife species identified on the site, it is a bird lover’s paradise but we also offer a great deal of activities for fun and relaxation or for corporate team building. Activities include canoeing, orienteering, bushwalking, BBQ and picnic areas, cycle tracks, photo sleuth, treasure hunt and swamp walking.


Telephone:    02 4951 6466
Website:        www.wetlands.org.au
Email:             hwca@wetlands.org.au
Address:        412 Sandgate Road, Shortland 2307

TreeTop Adventure Park

The park provides a tailored corporate experience for an amazing and unforgettable team building adventure. This multi - award winning park caters for people from all walks of life and fitness levels. Participants move through a network of bridges, flying foxes and ropes stretching through the canopy.


Telephone:    02 4026 7617
Website:        www.ttap.com.au
Email:            newcastle@ttap.com.au
Address:       Blue Gum Hills Regional Park Minmi Road, Minmi, 2287
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VRXP (Virtual Reality Experience)

At VRXP we have created a beautiful studio in the heart of Newcastle's CBD.  It has been designed to allow almost anyone to walk in and experience high-end 'room scale' virtual reality'.  Once you put on the headset and pick up the controllers you become completely immersed in a virtual environment.  It is the future of immersive entertainment, education, design and collaboration.  Perfect as a team-building activity - let your delegates experience the future today. 


Telephone:    02 4023 3226
Website:        www.vrxp.com.au
Address:       20 Watt Street, Newcastle 2300