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Things to do in Newcastle this summer

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Here at the Novotel, summer to us means salty hair, sandy feet, early morning coffee and an afternoon beverage beach side.

What does summer mean to you?

Located near Newcastle Beach, there is never a shortage of beach activities for our guests to get involved in these holidays.

Or perhaps a glass of wine amongst the vineyards is more your style?

Regardless of your age, gender, or what summer means to you, we guarantee Newcastle has something to offer for everyone.

Beach Volley Ball
Gather some friends, a volley ball and walk down to the volley ball nets at Newcastle Beach for an afternoon of competitive fun.

Bogey Hole
An iconic feature along the Newcastle coast line, the Bogey Hole is perfect for a dip on a hot summer’s day.

Park Run
Feeling active? The Saturday morning 5km park run is perfect for people of all ages and fitness levels. Run, jog or walk to the finish line!

Newcastle’s Famous Tram
Take a 1 hour tour along Newcastle’s famous coast line aboard it’s famous tram. Visit the city’s iconic landmarks and learn about it’s history.

Sand Dune Adventures
Ride quad bikes throughout the Stockton sand dunes.

Surf School
You can’t come to Newcastle without at least attempting to surf, why not book in for a lesson?

Civic Theatre
Take a break from the sun and enjoy a show in our city’s beautiful Civic Theatre.

For the best view in the house, take flight with Heliservices. Ask at reception for more information.


Street Feast
When: December 31st, 4pm- 8pm
Where: The Foreshore

Olive Tree markets
When: December 21st, 9am- 3pm
Where: Civic Park

Day trips:

Nelson Bay
Only a 50 minute drive from Newcastle, spend the day at Nelson Bay. Enjoy lunch at The Little Nel, try stand up paddle boarding at the beach, go for a walk up Tomaree Mountain and finish the afternoon at Shoal Bay Country Club.

Hunter Valley
Sitting on our doorstep is the beautiful Hunter Valley. Home to some amazing local wines and beautiful restaurants, the Hunter Valley offers and transport a number of different tours to choose from.

Central Coast
Half way towards Sydney, the central coast is known for its magnificent national parks, beaches and coffee and foodie scene.


*Read more in our previous blog HERE

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