Stretching along a large expanse of land in Newcastle, Australia, the harbour foreshore extends from Honeysuckle to Nobbys in the region of New South Wales. Your experience would not be limited to a breathtaking walk, but would include visits to a park, tasting delicacies, dips in the sea and diving into seemingly endless pools. It would undoubtedly be a magical and memorable stay in the area. Merely walking distance from the Newcastle Central Business District is Chifley Executive Suites Newcastle. Choose from one or two room apartmentsand be aware that you have chosen from the best Apartment Hotels, Newcastle. The amenities made available in these executive suites will certain lure you to visit the Harbour Foreshore that has so much more to offer.
A harbour with tremendous bulk carriers trudging along and tugs laboriously making its way through, is certainly a relaxing sight. Life seems to unravel in slow motion, with busyness hidden within these humungous man-made creatures. The foreshore park affords the perfect vantage point of the harbour.
Australia was once a land of the convicts. Want further proof? Visit Nobbys where convicts supposedly risked their lives to build a break wall to protect the harbour. It is blissful as you walk to the end of breakwater. The lighthouse in the vicinity colours the landscape more brilliantly.
You have a multitude of options in terms of places to swim. You can plunge into either one of Newcastle’s six beaches or swim in the Art Deco Newcastle Ocean Baths, opened in 1922. Young swimmers can dive into the Canoe Pool which is literally like swimming in a whole new world, as the base of the pool once featured a map of the world.
Delve deeper into the nation’s convict past by visiting the Bogey Hole. Concealed from those prying souls, it is located beneath a rocky prominence. Today, it bears the brunt of the violent outbursts of the sea.
Are you a culture- nerd? Watch a performance at the Art Deco Civic Theatre, which was established in 1920 or visit Newcastle Region Art Gallery which showcases a collection that includes the work of local, national and international artists.
It is best to say that the possibilities are endless once you visit Newcastle Harbour Foreshore. It’s a new age of discovery for all those who visit.
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