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Are you searching for things to do in Newcastle with the kids? Well, you’ve come to the right place! Enjoy these local favourite family activities and make lifelong memories in our charming city.
Located near the ocean baths in Newcastle you’ll find Cowrie Hole rockpools. These natural pools are the perfect excuse to get the kids up close and personal with sea life plus it’s an affordable activity the whole family can enjoy.
You have to take the kids to Speers Point Park in Newcastle! Winner of best play space in Australia, this exciting park is located in Lake Macquarie and is packed full of fun. There is a bike track, flying fox, huge slide, picnic space, BBQ area and even a café so the parents can sit back and relax as well.
Get back to nature and pick your own delicious blueberries with the kids at the Misty Valley Blueberry Farm, around a
Aviation lovers or not, the kids will love Fighter World! It’s full of planes from over the decades and little pilots can get in the cockpit of selected
The Newcastle Museum is an
A full day activity for the whole family is awaiting you at Blackbutt Reserve.
The Hunter Wetlands Centre gets the kids out into nature and learning about animals and the environment. Activities include dip netting for bugs, a treasure hunt and walking tracks. Admission is very affordable at $10 for adults and $5 for the kids (under 3 years old are free).
Take the family to experience stunning
As with most Australian cities, the beach is always a favourite for families with children. It’s cheap and there’s endless entertainment to be had in the water and on the sand. Newcastle Beach has lifeguards 7 days a week during swimming season and is easily accessible from Newcastle CBD.
For families seeking a little more adventure with the kids in Newcastle, why not visit Broughton Island and spend a night or two under the stars? You need to pre-book a campsite and bring all your own camping supplies, but there are plenty of things to do including swimming, fishing, boating, snorkelling and generally enjoying the great outdoors.
Pack your hats, sunscreen and maybe a snack or two and take the kids on an adventure every day with these things to do in Newcastle!