Merewether to Queens Wharf
  • Length: 4.4km

  • Duration: 1 hr 30 mins

  • Grade: 3

  • Style: One way

  • Start: 1 John Parade, Merewether

  • End: 150 Wharf Rd, Newcastle

  • Closest Town: Newcastle

  • Location:

  • Distance from state capital: 152 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -32.9483073291

  • Longitude: 151.7568069131

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Drinking Water

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Merewether to Queens Wharf is a 4.4km, grade 3 One way hike located in  New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 1 hrs 30 mins to complete.


Starting from Merewether you will mostly follow the coast line to Queens Wharf. After exploring some of Newcastle’s (and arguably Australia’s) best beaches the grand views from Strzelecki Lookout you then wander through King Edward Park where you can take the optional side trip to the intriguing Bogey Hole. The walk then takes you up to more panoramic views from the The Obelisk before you stroll through Newcastle CBD and mall to Queens Wharf. There are a few long hills just take you time and enjoy the salt air.

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