With a population of over half a million people Newcastle is the second largest city in New South Wales. Located on Australia’s east coast, 160km north of Sydney, Newcastle has all services and amenities and accommodation options of a modern large city including hostels, hotels, motels, bed and breakfasts and camping. If staying in the city’s CBD you are only a short 15 to 20 minute easy walk from the location of the Pacific Warriors’ action day and entertainment at Horseshoe Beach.

Below is a list of potential accommodation options for your time in Newcastle. If you require further assistance with accommodation please email [email protected] 

Note: The budget accommodation prices quoted below are for one adult and subject to change and availability. Check with the provider for concession prices and other accommodation options.


There are a number of hostels available in Newcastle where you can stay on the cheap while you are in Newcastle. Shared dormitory rooms in hostels start from around $30 per night.

Newcastle Beach YHA

30 Pacific Street, Cnr King Street, Newcastle 2300

Phone: +61 (02) 4925 3544

Fax: +61 (02) 4925 3944

Email: [email protected]

1.2km walk from Horseshoe Beach

Backpackers By The Beach

Free: 1800 008 972 or +61 (02) 4926 3472

[email protected]

34 Hunter Street, Newcastle, NSW, 2300

1.1km walk from Horseshoe Beach


Backpackers Newcastle


42 & 44 Denison St, Newcastle, NSW 2303

Phone: +61 (02) 4969 3436

Fax: +61 (02) 4940 8726

FREECALL: 1800 33 34 36 (NSW only)

email:[email protected]

4km walk from Horseshoe Beach



There are no public camping sites and only one private camping and caravan site in the Newcastle area.

Stockton Beach Holiday Park

Cabins, Caravans, Tents

Single unpowered tent site from $22 per night

21km by car to Horseshoe Beach, or

3.3km walk plus Stockton Ferry to Horseshoe Beach

Stockton Ferry details:

Tickets: http://www.transportnsw.info/en/tickets/ticket-types/ferry/newcastle/index.page?

Timetable: http://www.newcastlebuses.info/routes

Other accommodation booking sites:








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