NEWCASTLE NSW

Your Newcastle experience begins here at Crown on Darby. Our location allows you to enjoy the Newcastle NSW night life as well as family activities in Newcastle. The culture precinct of Darby Street is right on your doorstep and the many other attractions of Newcastle, Central Coast, Lake Macquarie and the Hunter Valley are a short drive away.

Our guests can discover the gourmet cafes and boutique shopping on Darby Street, award winning restaurants and thrilling sports events in the surrounding Newcastle area, go swimming, water skiing, hiking or sailing in Lake Macquarie, or enjoy locally sourced figs, olives and wines in nearby Port Stephens.

Newcastle offers something for everyone and Crown on Darby is the perfect base to start your adventure!

Visit the The Centenary Centre - an antiques market with a large range of stalls and even a vintage grocery museum

Visit The Junction, Newcastle's prestigious seaside shopping village for boutique shopping and dining

Spend time reconnecting with nature at the Wetlands Centre and stay for some bush tucker

Enjoy the Newcastle NSW night life.


Hunter Valley NSW
Just a couple of hours drive from Newcastle is the Hunter Valley with its large collection of cafes, restaurants, golf clubs and wineries.

But there's more than just visit wineries at the Hunter Valley. Visit the Hunter Valley Smelly Cheese Shop and stock up on the finest produce from Australia and around the world.

Go hot air ballooning, take the rids for a horse ride, visit the Adina Olive Grove, Hunter's newest and biggest olive processing facility, try glassblowing, take a ride in a horse drawn carriage, go fishing or bushwalking.

A must visit is the Hunter Valley Gardens, with literally millions of plants giving visitors an insight into the colours and fragrances of 12 different floral themes.

Central Coast & Sydney
The Central Coast offers a wide selection of activities to keep everyone entertained.

Adventure seekers can go horse riding, quad biking, abseiling, kayaking, game fishing, scuba diving, sky diving or slide down flying foxes or move from tree to tree on suspension bridges at the Treetop Adventure Park.

One of the best known beaches on the Central Coast is Terrigal Beach, a cosmopolitan seaside town with alfresco dining and shopping. Other beaches in the area include Avoca, Killcare, Copacabana-MacMasters, Umina and The Entrance.

When you're in Sydney, the difficult part is deciding what to do first.

Visit Chinatown, Circular Quay, Darling Harbour, The Rocks, Sydney Olympic Park or Bondi Beach.

Explore tiny harbour islands, the Sydney Harbour National Park, take a coastal cliff-top walk from Bondi to Coogee.