Staying at Newport Mirage means you have a wide choice of leisure activities in the region. Here is a selection of things to do and places to visit in and near our hotel at Newport on Sydney’s Northern Beaches.
Newport Arms Hotel (next door) – Sydney’s iconic pub; home to Australia’s largest and best waterfront beergarden with 4 bars, 3 playgrounds, and 3 food options.
Barrenjoey Lighthouse – If you do nothing else on the Northern Beaches, you must visit Barrenjoey Lighthouse at famous Palm Beach. Simply breathtaking.
Explore stylish Avalon – Walk around and explore the stylish boutiques, homewares shops, cafés and restaurants.
Weekend Markets – Explore the plethora or regular weekend markets and grab a bargain.
Baha’i Temple – A visit to the Baha’i House of Worship, one of only seven in the world, is truly an inspirational experience. Services are at 11am Sundays.
Coastal walks – Coastal walking routes are in abundance in the area with magnificent headland and beach views.
A round of golf – Choose from six public golf courses on the Northern Beaches.
Lazy Days - For an afternoon delight, watch the yachts sail by from Australia’s largest waterfront beer garden at the famous Newport Arms Hotel or dine in style at The Terrace on Pittwater Restaurant (next door to Newport Mirage).
Narrabeen Lakes – The tranquil waters of Narrabeen Lakes provide a perfect backdrop for picnickers and water sport lovers alike.
West Head Lookout – The panoramic views from this lookout in Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park will sweep you away.
Ferry Cruises – Be enchanted while you sit and relax, cruising the magnificent waters of Pittwater and the Hawkesbury River, or get dropped at The Basin to explore this amazing hidden treasure picnic area.
Scenic Flights or Sea Plane Trip – Experience the thrill and adventure of taking to the skies for the ultimate views of our Northern Beaches. Enjoy a fabulous scenic seaplane trip from Rose Bay to Whale Beach, followed by lunch and spectacular views.
Get out on the water – Hire a boat or charter a yacht – whatever you choose, you will enjoy one of the finest waterways in the world – Click Here.
The Beaches – Some of the finest beaches in the world are located on the peninsula. Lifesavers patrol most of them for seven months of the year. As well as crystal blue waters and golden sands, our Northern Beaches offer fascinating rock pools in which younger visitors can swim safely.
Learn to Surf – Learn to surf on Sydney’s beautiful Northern Beaches: Palm Beach, Newport, Collaroy, Narrabeen and Curl Curl beach. It’s an ideal bonding experience or just plain fun for your hard-working team. All equipment is supplied.
Oceanworld Manly – There are thousands of amazing creatures to discover at Manly’s Oceanworld. Dive in with huge sharks, stingrays and turtles. Daily interactive shows and tours allow you to get up close and personal.
Local Restaurants and Bars – You will be spoiled for choice when it comes to local dining and bar options within the Pittwater region.
Other attractions – The local area surrounding Newport offers some great family activities including putt putt golf, par 3 golf and two movie cinemas.