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Wallsend South: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Hunter Wetlands Centre


The Hunter Wetlands Centre is a conservation sanctuary, with over 200 wildlife species identified on site. Located on 45 hectares of internationally significant wetlands under the Ramsar agreement, it is the perfect nature-based tourism destination to explore, discover and relax and is only 10 minutes from Newcastle central business district, in the Hunter Region of New South Wales.

The Hunter Wetlands Centre offers a range of activities for people of all ages ranging from wildlife, walking trails and guided tours, canoeing, segway tours, dip netting, feeding talks, bird watching, events, children's discovery playground and much more.

The Hunter Wetlands Centre is a self-funded community owned, not for profit organisation. It is and accredited Visitor Information Centre.




Off the round-about,
412 Sandgate Road
Shortland, NSW, 2307

Located 3.7K from Wallsend South

Yamuloong Centre


Yamuloong has been established to provide people of all ages with the opportunity to learn about Aboriginal history and culture whilst exploring the wonders and excitement of the bush tucker trails.

Tours are seen by schools and colleges from not only within the Hunter Valley but as far away as Sydney to compliment their own studies/curriculum and as a perfect introduction to Aboriginal history and culture. Many participants are meeting Aboriginal people for the first time.

The property of over seven acres has been regenerated with native bush plants of Australia and the majority of these plants have a quality significant to the Aboriginal people of Australia.

To compliment the Bush Tucker Walk, visitors to Yamuloong can experience and participate in traditional Aboriginal dance and listen to traditional stories of the Awabakal people.

Visitors can also participate in cultural talks and learn about traditional Aboriginal culture.





71 Prospect Road
Garden Suburb, NSW, 2289

Located 4.5K from Wallsend South

Blackbutt Reserve


Blackbutt Reserve occupies approximately 182 hectares of land, six kilometres from Newcastle city centre. It offers visitors many opportunities to link recreational activities and environmental education with conservation and research programs.

Blackbutt Reserve is an undulating natural environment consisting of peaceful picnic settings with electric and wood fire barbecues, open spaces, nature trails, and a diverse range of habitats and ecosystems. It also features wildlife exhibits which are modern, spacious and allow close viewing of the animals, including koalas, wombats, native birds, emus and kangaroos.

Koala talk held at 2pm daily, reptile show is held at 11am on weekends and daily in school holidays. Tickets available at the kiosk for the reptile show.

Call in to the Blackbutt Kiosk for information during your visit or to purchase tea and coffee, drinks, snacks, and a range of Australian souvenirs.




Carnley Avenue
New Lambton, NSW, 2305

Located 4.6K from Wallsend South

TreeTop Adventure Park Newcastle


TreeTop Adventure Park consists of 96 challenges in the tree tops, where participants slide down flying foxes, move from tree to tree on suspension bridges and enjoy many other exciting activities up to 20 metres above the forest floor!

Within the beautiful site of Blue Gum Hills Regional Park enjoy a unique experience high in the trees.

With a large variety of challenges, TreeTop Adventure Park offers a fantastic experience in the tree tops. Most of the challenges are unique, so you can enjoy a great variety of activities. There are 20 flying foxes of different length and height to satisfy everyone.

This sensational experience is carried out at your own pace and rhythm, with each course designed with graded levels of difficulty.

Blue Gum Hills Regional Park offers plenty of barbecue, covered picnic areas, children playground including a maze and toilets.

Come monkey around with them!





Blue Gum Hills Regional Park,
Minmi Road
Minmi, NSW, 2287

Located 4.9K from Wallsend South

Go Karts Go


Go Karts Go is an amusement park with go karts, a shop and video games. All members of the family, from three to 90 years, can have a fun time. The tracks are fully controlled and supervised with safety the key factor.

Go Karts Go has the biggest four-stroke outdoor go kart track and the fastest four-stroke karts in the whole of Newcastle.

Join Go Karts Go for a fun and exiting drive in their Go Karts and experience the thrill of race driving.




Corner Griffith and Turton Roads
Broadmeadow, NSW, 2292

Located 5.6K from Wallsend South

Pulse Climbing


Pulse Climbing is the Hunter Valley's only dedicated indoor rock climbing centre. They cater to all levels of climber from novice to advanced.

Their extensive indoor facility at Adamstown has over 40 ropes, with over 200 routes to choose from and a large bouldering area. They also run guided climbing trips to local climbing areas near Port Stephens, The Watagan National Park and further afield to the Blue Mountains.

Come and enjoy the Hunter premier climbing experience with highly experienced staff and guides.




10/122 Garden Grove Parade
Adamstown, NSW, 2289

Located 6.3K from Wallsend South

Wallsend South: Events

Eastern University Games


The Eastern University Games (EUG) is the largest of the three regional games held annually in July by Australian University Sport (AUS). In order to qualify and earn their right to compete at the Australian University Games, university teams compete at one of three regional University Games events.

The games promote and increase student participation in competitive sport activities, whilst building leadership skills and a healthy balance of sport and education, with all competitors currently enrolled as eligible university or TAFE students aged 18 to 26 years.


Event Dates
2017
      2nd Jul
      3rd Jul
      4th Jul
      5th Jul
      6th Jul


Newcastle
Newcastle, NSW, 2258

Located 2.3K from Wallsend South

Newcastle Jazz Festival


After a hugely successful 2016 Festival at Wests they are back in August 2017 to celebrate the 30th Jazz Festival! Come along and join in the celebrations! Enjoy a wonderful weekend of great jazz and take an opportunity to catch up with the Australia wide jazz family at this great venue - West's New Lambton.

It is regarded as one of the best jazz festivals in Australia - with top local and interstate bands performing 50 superb hours of jazz over three days. Exciting mainstream, traditional, swing, and big bands. In fact, something for everyone!

It will be a huge party and a fabulous weekend of great jazz!


Event Dates
2017
      25th Aug
      26th Aug
      27th Aug


Hobart Road
New Lambton, NSW, 2305

Located 5.1K from Wallsend South

Newcastle Brickfest


They are back for their fourth year of LEGO fun!!

Once again they are at the Newcastle PCYC with all the creations they can fit into the venue. There will be exhibitors from all over NSW with their amazing builds. There will be something for everyone to enjoy.

As well as the amazing displays there will be the ever popular Build Area for the kids to play in after they have been inspired by the creations on display.

After the success of last years Sold Out all ticketing event. You will again have to purchase your online. There will be no tickets available at the door. They will add the link closer to the date.


Event Dates
2017
      8th Jul
      9th Jul


Young Street
Broadmeadow, NSW, 2305

Located 5.4K from Wallsend South

World Grand Masters Hockey World Cup 2016


The 2016 World Grand Masters tournament will be one of the largest ever held, with more than 1,260 players, 45 umpires, 25 officials, 70 medical personnel, 70 managers, up to 1,500 partners and thousands of proud supporters from over 30 countries. The tournament competition in the men's 60+, 65+, 70+ and 75+ age groups for both the official FIH World Grand Masters World Cup Trophy.




Newcastle International Hockey Centre,
Turton Road
Broadmeadow, NSW, 2292

Located 5.7K from Wallsend South

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