If you've been entertaining the idea of retiring in Newcastle, you be wondering what kinds of activities are available for active seniors in the area.

As a retiree with plenty of energy and grit, you'll be pleased to hear there are plenty of exciting active living options in the Newcastle region. For a truly enjoyable retirement, consider these events and activities – perfect for those looking to make the most of their golden years.

 Hit the pavement with a walking group

Staying active in retirement is a crucial factor in protecting your health and wellbeing, so consider joining one of the many walking groups offered throughout Newcastle.

With various gatherings available across the region, it shouldn't be difficult finding an area and group that suits your speed. However, you could also strike out a solo path in one of the many parks and reserves around the city or organise a group of like-minded individuals from amongst you friends at Sugar Valley!

Have at night out at the Civic Theatre

Get dressed up in your best attire and enjoy a luxurious night out the theatre, with a range of quality shows held at the Newcastle Civic Theatre each month.

Whether you're interested in a lively comedy, entertaining musical or haunting drama, the Civic Theatre offers stunning shows in a historic and prestigious venue. There are even family-friendly events held regularly – perfect for when the grandchildren come to visit.

Wander through Blackbutt Reserve

Blackbutt Reserve is an expansive park occupying more than 180 hectares of land in Newcastle. Beyond the obvious benefits of exploring the greenery, Blackbutt also offers visitors the chance to enjoy wildlife exhibits, playgrounds and recreational facilities.

This thrilling destination is open every day and entry is free, so to get up close and personal to the resident koalas, wombats and emus, organise a trip to Blackbutt reserve today.