Things to do in Newcastle east

There are tonnes of fun things to do in Newcastle east & Newcastle east's surrounds. Thingdoer is where Newcastle east locals share their favourite Newcastle east things to do and with 20+ activities suggested, all the best Newcastle east things to do are here, there are free and discounted Newcastle east activities alongside indulgent Newcastle east things to do. You will find the fun Newcastle east thing to do you're looking in this activity collection. If your favourite thing to do in Newcastle east isn't listed, join Newcastle east's thingdoers and share your things.

A passion for history and big guns

A passion for history and big gunsNewcastle East, NSW

Whether or not you have an interest in history, it’s hard not to be fascinated on a guided tour of Fort Scratchley in Newcastle NSW. The volunteer guide’s passion for the history and personal connection to both the

See the old forts!

See the old forts!Newcastle East, NSW

Fort Scratchily was such a cool place to visit when in Newcastle, not just because it’s now a museum that was once home to coastal defence, it’s also got amazing views of the coastline and is an immaculately maintained

Summer Fun Day

Summer Fun DayNewcastle East, NSW

The Newcastle Foreshore is a perfect place to go for a fun trip with your friends or partner during the summer. Start your morning with a beach trip to Nobby’s Beach, having a swim or surf in the water, playing

Bikeride with a View

Bikeride with a ViewNewcastle East, NSW

Whether you are by yourself or with a crew, a bike has got to be the best way to get around Newcastle. Opt for harbour views along the foreshore, with wide flat paths ideal for a ride. Or alternatively cruise along the

Swim at the Bogey Hole

Swim at the Bogey HoleNewcastle, NSW

The Bogey Hole is a really amazing and historic ocean bath that is cut into the rocks on the shoreline of Newcastle. This is a locals and tourist favourite with absolutely beautiful picturesque aqua waters. Look it up on

Monella Gelato

Monella GelatoCooks Hill, NSW

Monella Gelato, the best in town, hidden on darby street, not many people know that Monella exists, and let me tell you, the flavours are UNREAL, they have so many different combinations to suit everyone, you wont leave

Bulletproof in Newcastle NSW

Bulletproof in Newcastle NSWCooks Hill, NSW

We went to Core Espresso on Darby Street to try the Bullet Proof Coffee shot. It was luxurious. And as we watched beautifully presented food being delivered to tables around us and the fierce appreciation offered by

Live music by the water

Live music by the waterNewcastle, NSW

Saturday afternoons at Queens Wharf Hotel is live music time - with a mix of acoustic & electronic artists playing throughout the day & into the evening. The hotel is spread out over a number of levels, all with water

Swimming in the Bogie Hole

Swimming in the Bogie HoleNewcastle, NSW

If you're looking for a way to enjoy Australian beaches without all of the sharks, check out the Bogie Hole. Similar to the Ocean Baths, the Bogie Hole is fed by the ocean. Unlike the Newcastle and Merewether Baths,

Best donut you ever ate

Best donut you ever ateNewcastle, NSW

Seriously the best donut I ever ate came from this place. Not usually a fan of the donut, I was surprised when I tasted this monstrosity. It's a citrus cheesecake donut and when you bite into it, the cheesecake fluid

A Walk and a Jump

A Walk and a JumpBar Beach, NSW

Susan Gilmore Beach is in itself a hidden treasure, with the only access being a fairly steep descent down a somewhat ominous path that may be found at the top of the Bar Beach Carpark. From the beach, start making your

Catch Pokemon Along the Breakwall

Catch Pokemon Along the BreakwallNewcastle, NSW

Pokemon Go has been one of the best incentives for me to go out and explore the areas around my city in my hunt to Catch Them All. One of the areas that has become my favourite for scouting out pokemon is Nobby’s

Wander along the harbour

Wander along the harbourNewcastle, NSW

Newcastle is another place with a great harbour so you should make sure that if you've got an hour or two to spare you wander along the harbour. It's a quiet harbour but it's nice all the same. You could grab lunch and

Picnic at the Obelisk

Picnic at the ObeliskThe Hill, NSW

By day or by night the Obelisk provides breathtaking views. Nestled neatly in a park at one of newcastle's highest points, you are not only guaranteed a great view, but some privacy. There is enough room to set up the

Stroll the Anzac Walk in Newcastle

Stroll the Anzac Walk in NewcastleThe Hill, NSW

The Anzac walk is quite new and it's an experience to walk along it. Although it's reasonably short, the view from here is spectacular. The walk has sculptures of our Anzacs along it and each name of a fallen soldier is