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Destination:

Port/City: Newcastle, Australia

Activity Type:
Sightseeing and/or City Tours

Approximate Duration:
3 hour(s)

Prices starting from:
*42.00 USD (Adult)
*32.00 USD (Child)
*0.00 USD (Infant)
  

Restrictions:  N/A



Please remember you have up to 4 days prior to your sail date to purchase your Royal Caribbean International Shore Excursions online. If you are within the 4 days, you will then need to purchase your Shore Excursions on board; land excursions would need to be purchased directly through your tour director on the land portion of your Cruisetour.

*Prices shown above are representative. Dates, times, and prices are subject to change and may not be available for your sailing. To purchase a Royal Caribbean International Shore Excursion, you must already have a reservation number for a cruise and have made a payment towards that reservation. Shore Excursions must be purchased in the same currency as your cruise reservation. Exchange rates are determined by a competitive pricing program and may be subject to change without notice. All monetary exchanges onboard are processed in U.S. Dollars directly to your SeaPass® onboard charge account unless otherwise specified.
Shore Excursions
Newcastle Sights - NT27

OVERVIEW: This tour of Newcastle is designed for guests who would like to see the highlights of the city in comfort. Nature and history combine to give you a wonderful sense of this fascinating city and the history of its people. HIGHLIGHTS: See the highlights of the 2nd largest city in New South Wales. Learn about the history and people of the Hunter Region with a visit to the Newcastle Museum. Enjoy the lovely grounds and native animals of Australia at the Blackbutt Reserve. Explore Fort Scratchley, a historic coastal fortification. NOTES: Guests must be able to walk over even and uneven surfaces plus some steps. The order of touring may vary.
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Overview:
This tour of Newcastle is designed for guests who would like to see the highlights of the city in comfort. The local museum, a wildlife reserve and historic Fort Scratchley combine to give you a wonderful sense of this fascinating city and the history of its people.

Highlights:
-Newcastle: See the highlights of the 2nd largest city in New South Wales.
-Newcastle Museum:  Learn about the history and people of Newcastle and the Hunter Region.
-Blackbutt Reserve: Enjoy the lovely grounds and native animals of Australia.
-Fort Scratchley: Explore the above ground structure of this the historic coastal fortification.

Full Description:
This tour of Newcastle is designed for guests who would like to see the highlights of the city in comfort.

Founded as a penal colony at the mouth of the Hunter River in the early 1800s, today Newcastle is the second-largest city in New South Wales.  You’ll see historic buildings, popular sites and the modern commercial center.

A stop will be made at the Newcastle Museum where you’ll see an interesting collection of articles and artifacts relating to the history of the Hunter Region.

At the Blackbutt Reserve you’ll have some free time to stroll through the beautiful grounds and view some of Australia’s native wildlife.

You’ll find Fort Scratchley to be uniquely interesting. The coastal fortification dates to the 1800s and is now a museum. The views looking out over the Pacific Ocean are superb while the gun batteries and bastions evoke a time long past.

What to Bring
-Your SeaPass card (provided onboard the ship) and photo identification
-Camera and cash for shopping
-Sun protection and sunglasses

What to Wear
-Comfortable closed walking shoes and a hat

Important Notes:
-Guests must be able to walk over even and uneven surfaces plus some steps.
-The order of touring may vary


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