Australian Deaf Games come to Newcastle

Australian Deaf Games come to Newcastle


13-20 January 2024

We're thrilled to host the Australian Deaf Games in the vibrant city of Newcastle, and we want to ensure that your time here is not only filled with exciting competitions but also with unforgettable experiences.

Below, we've curated a guide to help you make the most of your stay, providing information on activities, local attractions, and transportation options.

Explore the city

Newcastle's beaches

Take advantage of Newcastle's stunning coastline. Whether you're a beach enthusiast or just want to relax, visit iconic spots like Nobbys Beach and Merewether Beach.

Beach Guide

Take a stroll

Enjoy panoramic views of the city and coastline from Newcastle's famous landmarks - the Nobbys Head lighthouse or the Anzac Memorial Walk.

Top Walks

Experience the culture

Immerse yourself in Newcastle's rich culture visiting one of the many independant art galleries, uncover the outdoor street art and murals decorating our city, or explore the historic Newcastle Museum.

Explore More

Dining + nightlife

Harbourside Dining

Indulge in delectable cuisine at Honeysuckle precinct's waterfront restaurants, offering a diverse range of dining options.

Eat + Drink

Darby Street

Discover the city's trendy culinary scene on Darby Street, lined with eclectic cafes, restaurants, and boutiques.

Eat + Drink


Experience the vibrant nightlife in the city center. Check out local bars and pubs for a relaxing evening with fellow participants.

Nightlife Guide

Helpful information

Maps + Guides

View the Newcastle Visitor guide and helpful self-guided walking trail maps. 

See Guides

Getting Here + Around

Whether you’re travelling by road, rail or air, Newcastle is in easy reach.

Learn More

Newcastle Info Centre

Drop by the Info Centre to for  insider tips to exploring our city and uncovering it's hidden gems.

Learn More

Event information

Sports Schedule

Make sure to check the official Australian Deaf Games schedule for your specific event timings and locations.


Locations and Details

A wide range of different sports competitions that will be held at Newcastle and Lake Macquarie sporting locations.

See Map

Social Program

This program will embrace a variety of activities/events to celebrate and showcase our unique culture.

See Program