Newcastle is the New South Wales' second most populated metropolitan area with a population of around 308,300 (2011 census) on a total area of 261.8 km2 (101.1 ml2). Newcastle cruise port is located at the mouth of Hunter River, 162 km (101 ml) north-northeast of Sydney. Port of Newcastle is also the world's largest coal exporting cargo port as the Australia's Hunter Region has large coal deposits. Geologically, the region is situated in the central-eastern part of Sydney basin.
- Newcastle Art Gallery shelters one of the most substantial public art collections of Australia outside a major capital city. Its extensive collection of works by historical and contemporary Australian visual artists offers an overview of Australian art.
- Newcastle has various smaller theatres. Currently, the main theatre is Civic, at Wheeler Place, with seating capacity around 1500). It is one of the great historic theatres in Australia built in Art Deco style during 1929.
- Newcastle Museum was established in 1988 in former headquarters of Great Northern Railway and reveals local history, industry, science and culture. It features permanent exhibitions which relate to steel production and coal mining, aboriginal history and the history of the region, as well as hands-on science center.
- Newcastle boasts an abundance of nice beaches and surf breaks and the city is internationally known for them. The city of Newcastle hosts the surfing contest 'Surfest' held annually on the world professional surfing tour.
The Newcastle cruise port map is interactive. It shows the port's exact location, along with the real-time cruise ship traffic (if any) in its vicinity - today, and right now. By zooming-out you can see other cruise ship ports located near Newcastle, NSW, Australia.
If you lose the Newcastle location on the map, simply reload the page (also with F5 button). This feature is integrated with the CruiseMapper's cruise ship tracker tracking the vessels' current positions at sea and in ports.
Port Newcastle cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Newcastle, NSW, Australia. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
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14 March, 2017
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