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NEX – Newcastle Exhibition and Convention Centre
309 King St, Newcastle West NSW 2302
T: +61 2 4926 6200
NEX is Newcastle’s most exceptional entertainment and conference venue, with the latest and greatest in technology, gastronomy and expert staff.
Newcastle is a two-hour drive north from Sydney along the Pacific Highway. Newcastle Airport is a 30min drive from the city centre and has regular direct flights from Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane. You can also catch a train or bus direct from Sydney’s Central Station to Newcastle and the journey takes just under three hours.
Find a mix of history, art and the outdoors in Newcastle, where golden beaches, a fascinating past and abundant natural beauty collide with cool cafés and a thriving arts scene. Top surfing, heritage ocean baths and coastal walks are just some of the other discoveries that await in this bustling beachside city on the NSW North Coast.
Foodies are in for a treat in Newcastle. Walk the Honeysuckle harbourside precinct, and you’ll find a delicious range of waterside bars, cafés and restaurants. Have lunch by the ocean at the chic Merewether Surfhouse. There are oodles of other restaurants scattered throughout the city, particularly on Darby Street. Or pick up fresh local produce at the weekly Newcastle City Farmers Market on Sundays.