Guide to Newcastle Suburbs

Newcastle is home to some of the best, most affordable suburbs in all of New South Wales. Moreover, there are so many great suburbs here that it can be difficult to choose the perfect one for you. To help you out, we’ve created a guide to Newcastle’s prime suburbs.



Fletcher is so popular that, back in 2018, it was even voted the best suburb in Newcastle. And, believe us, all of it is incredibly well-deserved. First of all, the community is incredibly friendly, tight-knit, and always ready to welcome newcomers. 

Additionally, the crime rates are low, the streets clean, and the suburb is home to the renowned Bishop Tyrrell Anglican College. So it comes as no surprise that Fletcher is very popular with all sorts of people, particularly with families with children. It also features amazing vistas and a great connection to the city and other Newcastle suburbs.

Finally, there’s still a lot of ongoing development in Fletcher, allowing anyone to find the perfect home — at an affordable price.


Newcastle East

This suburb makes it easy for you to find the perfect home while staying close to all of the amenities you could need. Whether you want to take a walk on Nobbys Beach or enjoy the breathtaking views of Fort Scratchley — Newcastle East will surely keep you busy.

Located just east of Newcastle’s CBD, this suburb is home to clean beaches, breathtaking views, and gorgeous parks. Additionally, if you’re looking for something a bit more adrenaline-inducing, Newcastle East has even been hosting the Newcastle 500 since 2017. 

With everything this suburb has going for it, it has remained quite affordable. There are plenty of well-designed apartment complexes as well as stylish houses. Additionally, if you’re looking to move in quickly (and cheaply), house and land packages Newcastle may be the best way to do just that. 



Anyone that thinks suburbs are dull and lifeless, should be brought to Hamilton to be proven wrong. The day-to-day and nightlife are both lively, and with Newcastle CBD being only 4km away, you won’t be missing out on anything the city has to offer.

There are also plenty of restaurants, bars, and local shops, that will keep you happy and busy, and you will surely find anything you need in Hamilton. However, if you do ever miss the busy city hustle and bustle — it will only be a short train ride away.

The suburb even has its own football team, as well as a rugby league and union. Thanks to all of this, approximately 5,000 people are happy to call Hamilton home, and this number is sure to grow even more in the future.


Final Thoughts

As you can hopefully tell by now, all of these Newcastle’s suburbs truly are worth all of the hype. They all have something to offer to different people, so their communities tend to be quite diverse. That being said, these suburbs remain safe and accepting to all people looking to call them home.