Newcastle is built around a large harbor and just a few miles from magnificent beaches. This pretty, cosmopolitan city has a favorable climate with a relaxed and welcoming culture. Newcastle is full of ways to keep you active. The fun includes: restaurants, cafes, parks and gardens, theatres, art galleries, shopping centers and nightclubs. The city’s connection to the sea is apparent in the abundance of water activities and lively beach lifestyle. From walks and dinning by the sand to surfing and lounging on the beach, Newcastle’s coast is a great place to be.
Sources: Australia. Lonely Planet, 2004., http://www.international.newcastle.edu.au/02experience/newcastle.html