Experience Newcastle and Port Stephens this Winter - you'll be delighted!

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Things to Do

4WD Tours R US 

4WD Tours R Us

4WD Tours R Us

4WD Tours R Us offer a variety of adventure activities from "The ultimate Sandboarding Experience” to tours of the Stockton dunes Tin City. You will marvel at some of the largest sand dunes in the southern hemisphere. With an awesome team and unique vehicles this is a must to do in Port Stephens.

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Moonshadow TQC

Moonshadow Cruises
Moonshadow Cruises

Port Stephens enjoys an excellent whale season and Moonshadow-TQC is ultimate choice for Whale Watching with the largest whale watch vessel the Bay, purpose built for ocean cruises. With two viewing decks you can rest assure you're getting the best view of these friendly giants.
$63.00 per adult, $27.00 per child (4-14yrs)

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Quad Bike King

Quand Bike King

Experience the ultimate adventure with Quad Bike King! Ride the magnificent sand dunes of Stockton Beach near Newcastle - the largest moving sand mass in the southern hemisphere. Full training provided.

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Hunter Valley Gardens  

Nestled at the foothills of the Brokenback Ranges, in the heart of the Hunter vineyards, you will find the magnificent Hunter Valley Gardens - over 60 acres of spectacular international display gardens that will amaze you with sensational sights, colours, fragrances and adventures.

Exploring over 8 kilometres of walking paths, visitors are able to experience each of the ten individual feature gardens with a range of statuary and superb feature gardens, all of a standard you won’t see elsewhere in Australia.

One visit simply won’t be enough to take in all there is to see and do at Hunter Valley Gardens! 

D'Albora Marina, Nelson Bay

D'Albora Marina

D’ALBORA Marinas Nelson Bay is the ultimate waterfront entertainment destination. There is a great selection of retail outlets including giftwares, boutique clothing, jewellery and accessories. You might also like to experience one of the marina’s many restaurants and eateries. D’ALBORA Marinas Nelson Bay is central to many local attractions including dolphin and whale watching cruises, scuba diving, deep sea fishing charters and water adventure activities. There is free, live music during the summer months, as well as the spectacular New Year’s Eve celebrations and 9pm fireworks. ’Sacred Tree' Markets and the popular Sail Port Stephens Regatta are also held on the foreshore.

Newcastle Art Gallery

BLACK WHITE & RESTIVE at Newcastle Art Gallery
28 May - 7 August 2016

Explore arts and culture in Newcastle. BLACK WHITE & RESTIVE at Newcastle Art Gallery forms part of an ongoing conversation exploring engagements between Aboriginal and non-Indigenous artists. Celebrating the work of over 60 artists, the exhibition reveals the diversity of approaches to cross-cultural art practice. Nearby Darby Street offers a range of shops, galleries, cafes and bars to make it a perfect getaway.