Seascapes to Laneways Walk

From AUD $40.00
  • Duration: 150 Minutes (approx.)
  • Location: NEWCASTLE, NSW
  • Product code: SLT

A fun and informative walking tour of Newcastle East with TripAdvisor's top-rated local guides. We will introduce you to the best kept secrets of Australia's 2nd oldest city.

What you'll see

Explore the eclectic streets between the harbour and the sea, find hidden houses, art and laneways, and check out exciting local businesses. We'll show you some of Newcastle's most interesting hidden historic sites and architecture, beautiful beaches, and new creative hubs.

What you'll learn

The tour is full of fascinating stories from Aboriginal culture, and convict and industrial history, right through to what makes modern Newcastle tick. The city has been going through big changes - we will show you how a colonial and industrial city is becoming a creative and tech leader.


Your tour includes a 20 minute cafe stop with complimentary coffee, tea or an ice cream.

Meeting Point

Your tour starts at Queens Wharf, 150 Wharf Road.

We will meet near the Bykko bicycle hire stand on the colourful pavement between Queens Wharf Hotel and Six Degrees Cafe. Look for your guide in a Newcastle Afoot t-shirt - don't worry, we will be easy to find! There is seating available in the area. We will walk through historic Newcastle East, and finish back where we started.

Additional Information

Public Holidays

There is a minimum of 4 guests required for this tour to go ahead on public holidays.

Cruise Ship Passengers

If you are visiting from a cruise ship your complimentary shuttle bus will transport you from directly in front of the ship, into the inner city (7 minutes drive). You will be dropped off (and picked up) at Queens Wharf, immediately in front of our meeting spot. Queens Wharf is the only stop the shuttle makes.

Dress Code

Wear comfortable shoes, preferably closed toed. Bring sun and/or rain protection and a bottle of water.

Weather Information

Newcastle Afoot walking tours operate in nearly all weather conditions, so we will go ahead even if it is raining!

Please check the weather on the morning of your tour and prepare appropriately - bring an umbrella and rain jacket as needed. Sunscreen is a must - we will be outside most of the tour. On very hot days the tour will be adapted to reduce our time in the sun.

Terms & Conditions

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