Newcastle and Central Coast Private Shore Excursion | Departs Newcastle Port

Sydney Private Day Tours

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This Luxury Private Shore Excursion picks you up from Newcastle Cruise Terminal or Accommodation and takes you beyond the usual tourist destinations to visit the beautiful coastal beaches and landmarks. The tour is fully inclusive of all attraction entry fee's - all you have to do is relax and enjoy the luxury of private touring with your own professional, friendly local driver / guide!
• Take in the Spectacular scenery of Newcastle the former 'Steel City'
• Stop at the historic Nobbys Head Lighthouse
• Visit the historic Fort Scratchley a fortress built to defend the city against possible attacks from the Russian Military
• Discover many of the attractions of Newcastle region
• We guarantee to have you back at you cruise ship on time after enjoying a wonderful day ashore!

About This Deal

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Newcastle, Newcastle, Greater Newcastle, New South Wales

Explore the Vibrant former 'Steel City' of Newcastle

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Nobbys Beach, Nobbys Road, Newcastle, New South Wales Australia

Pristine Newcastle Beaches!

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Nobbys Head and Breakwall, Nobbys Beach, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300 Australia

Enjoy spectacular views and wander along the Breakwall

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Nobbys Lighthouse, Nobbys Road, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300 Australia

Take in wonderful ocean views at Nobbys Lighthouse

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Merewether Beach, Newcastle, New South Wales Australia

Visit this pristine beach - a favourite for local Aussie surfers

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Merewether Baths, Henderson Parade, Newcastle, New South Wales Australia

Stop at this iconic local Merewether Ocean Baths a long time favourite for local swimmers for nearly 100 years! Home to the 'Merewether Mackerels' and 'Dixon Park Coldies' Winter Swimming Clubs.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Fort Scratchley, Nobbys Rd, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300 Australia

Wander around this fascinating former Military Defence site. Built in 1882 as a defence against possible Russian attack. The guns here were last fired in June 1942 when the city of Newcastle was under attack in 1942.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Newcastle Memorial Walk, Memorial Drive, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300 Australia

Explore part of the Memorial walk and Foreshore Park

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Christ Church Cathedral, 52 Church St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300 Australia

Visit the NSW Heritage Listed Christ Church Cathedral

Duration: 10 minutes

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Wear comfortable shoes, sunhat and screen
  • Suitable for all fitness levels – there is a small component of moderate to easy walking.
  • This tour can cater for guests with some limited mobility (for example elderly guests requiring a moderate level of mobility aids such as a walking stick or walking frame)
  • Yes - This tour is suitable for children
  • Sydney Private Day Tours will provide a regulation, fitted child seat - please advise children's ages at time of booking
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • Sydney Private Day Tours is a NSW Government Covid Safe Verified and Registered business. We follow the Australian Government Regulations and Recommendations for Health and Safety of Customers and Staff. We use the NSW Government QR Code check-in for all tours.
  • Fully escorted, Private Tour with your own Guide and Driver
  • Travel in air-conditioned comfort in a current model, luxury SUV or Luxury Minivan (depending on group size)
  • Complimentary delicious Morning Tea, Fresh Fruit and bottled Spring Water
  • Complimentary Cruise Terminal pick up and drop off
  • Entry Fee's to Fort Scratchley
  • National Park Entry Fee's
  • Entry/Admission - Nobbys Lighthouse
  • Entry/Admission - Fort Scratchley

  • Lunch - Your driver / Guide will be able to recommend lunch options to suit all tastes and budgets

Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered


  • Port of Newcastle, Level 4/251 Wharf Rd, Newcastle NSW 2300, Australia

Departure Time
8:00 AM

6 hours

Voucher Info
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

The tour identified in this promotion is made available through Viator. Groupon is not affiliated with or sponsored by the Sydney Private Day Tours in connection with this deal. Please contact Groupon customer service for all inquiries related to this offer. Inquiries placed to Viator will be directed back to Groupon.

This offer is not eligible for promo codes.

Fine Print

7-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operators terms and conditions for this offer here.