Unique Experiences Not to Miss

Coast XP

Distance from us: 5 min driving / 10 min walking
CoastXP is a premier Hunter Coast adventure boat experience!
Ocean enthusiast Dominic May and his team operate coastal sightseeing, what watching (June - November), cruise and event tours departing daily from Honeysuckle Foreshore showcasing the breathtaking coastline of Newcastle and Lake Macquarie from a custom-built boat.
CoastXP began with the vision to 'creat innovative coastal interactions and experiences'. Dom is passionate about the Hunter Coast and believes CoastXP's tours highlight some of Australia's most beautiful stunning coastal landmarks.
Coast XP

Earp Distilling Co.

Distance from us: 10 min driving
Earp Distilling Co. offers gin enthusiasts and spirit connoisseurs the ability to see the production from start to finish. A modern, beautifully designed bar is fitted with glass windows into the distillery to showcase the production of there spirits. The shelves are lines with an array of liquors, both from the own line as well as many Australian and International spirits. The bar is open Tuesday to Saturday from 12pm until late and from Sunday - Monday from 12pm - 10pm. Their tapas menu is designed to compliment the cocktails and spirits and showcases delicious, local produce. Get a tasting flight for $15, this includes all of their own spirits and is a great introduction to what Earp is all about. Live music is played on Friday and Saturday nights, making Earp Distilling Co. the #1 location for a pre or post dinner gin martini.
Earp Distilling Co.

Coal & Cedar

Distance from us: 3 min walking / 10 min driving
Newcastle's very own speakeasy. A hidden gem along Hunter Street that has no signage, but to enter you will need to text the code word on the door for the host to come and usher you into this eclectic bar. Once in it is is apparent that the bar tenders have a passion for their art. The wall of spirits leaves nothing to the imagination and the staff will be happy to answer any questions and create any cocktail that your heart desires. Open until late every night of the week Coal & Cedar is the perfect escape form the outside world. This intimate drinking spot is definitely not to be missed for those bar enthusiasts, whether it's a hot date, after work cocktail or a post dinner night cap you are sure to tick all of your boxes.
Coal & Cedar

Innercity Wine Makers

Distance from us: 20min walk / 5min drive
Unique in Australia, Inner City Winemakers is within walking distance of Newcastle’s CBD and beautiful working harbour. Here locals and visitors alike can sample our unique range of wines at our cellar door and winery.

All staff have had an active role in the creating of the wines all the way from blending the wine styles to creating the label design so they all share the same passion in what they do.

They are open for wine sales and tastings Wednesday to Sunday 10am ’til 5pm. Inner City Winemakers is also a venue for Art Exhibitions as well as musical evenings.
Innercity Wine Makers

Pinot & Picasso

Distance from us: 16min Walk
Pinot & Picasso is Australia’s #1 Paint and Sip Experience! We allow you to take on some of the basic (and some more advanced) techniques of
painting on canvas, in a hassle-free, approachable and collaborative setting.

Enjoy a night of BYO wine and painting as our expert Pinot and Picasso hosts deliver each session with comprehensive step by step instruction
with plenty room left for your inner-Picasso to run wild. By the end of the night, even all you ‘non-creatives’ will be taking home your very own Picasso!
Pinot & Picasso

Unexpected Exit

Distance from us: 2min walking
Check out these quirky Escape Room's which are real life interactive team games for up to 2-10 players (depending on room selection) where the ultimate aim is to exit specially designed rooms. To do that you will need to work together to solve a series of puzzles, discover codes and find keys all within an allotted time. Your logic, lateral thinking and ingenuity will be put to the test in order to complete the set objectives and earn your key to freedom.
Unexpected Exit

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