Newcastle Beach, adjacent to the central business district (CBD) of the city, is a very popular place to visit. This photo was taken in the late afternoon on a summer day, with many people enjoying the beach after work.

Newcastle Beach

Newcastle Beach, adjacent to the central business district (CBD) of the city, is a very popular place to visit. This photo was taken in the late afternoon on a summer day, with many people enjoying the beach after work.
Photograph by Shane Blue, National Geographic Your Shot

A Local Photographer's Guide to Newcastle, Australia

Follow a National Geographic Your Shot photographer as he shows us the best of his city.

Meet Your Guide: I've lived in Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia, with my wife and children since 1995. Having grown up in Canberra, I appreciate the coastal lifestyle and am at the beach most days, either for swimming, walking, surfing, or photography. We have a small architectural practice and work from home, a few minutes’ walk from the central business district and beach. —Shane Blue, Your Shot photographer

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