See all the sights of Newcastle and its surrounds from surf beaches, stunning wine regions and cool café strips but better than what you will see, is what you will hear. The bass, the sax and the horns that could only be Newcastle’s annual Jazz Music Festival.
Tap along to swing sensations, jazz acapella and the big band at the Newcastle Jazz Festival
Take a walk along Nobby’s beach and break wall, and if you’re lucky, spot some dolphins
Visit Irakanji Shark and Ray Encounters to touch and feed these creatures of the deep
Enjoy the vibrant roses, ponds and fountains in the various themed Hunter Valley Gardens
Marvel at the coastal views from Gan Gan lookout
Soak up the atmosphere on the bustling Darby Street
See the collection of rare shells at Port Stephens Shell Museum