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Nobbys Beach

Nobbys Road, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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The beach for all ages and abilities

This beach is located within walking distance of the Newcastle CBD. Only South Newcastle Beach is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
JimGargan_54
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Newcastle, Australia
Nobbys Beach, and Nobbys Headland, Newcastle, New South Wales

Nobby's is a beautiful beach with striking views of the Nobby's Headland, the entrance to Newcastle... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bev M
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Newcastle, Australia
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Nobbys Road, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This beach is located within walking distance of the Newcastle CBD. Only South Newcastle Beach is closer. It has an easterly aspect. Conditions at the beach can vary greatly depending upon the tide and wind direction. There is ample parking and modern clean amenities that...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nobby's is a beautiful beach with striking views of the Nobby's Headland, the entrance to Newcastle Harbour and the city of Newcastle. The beach is patrolled by professional life-guards and maintained regularly by the council. Nobby's beach is partially protected from winds by the headlands....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful spot summer or winter nice walk around area and always plenty of people around not far to food options

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to beach on a Sunday arvo and had a few quiet drinks at Nobbys surf club, very reasonable prices and staff are extremely friendly, the view from your table is perfect overlooking the wonderful beach. Highly recommend a visit. Also the cafe a little...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nobbys beach is a lovely beach with wonderful views. The ships are going into Newcastle harbour so it's very interesting and a nice place to sit and watch the activities. There is a cafe with hot food and nice drinks. Under cover seating is available...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great vantage point I have seen dophilns and the also whales from Nobbys, Cafe good food and resonable prices

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just do it words cannot explain the area as there is too much to do all within walking distance. the beach, the foreshore, Fort Scratchley, Ocean baths the shops and ferries. Your choice

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Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Nice, clean, lifeguards in blue! Looks like good surf! Saw a seal!! Maybe dangerous for young people to swim.

Thank Amy H
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Reviewed 7 July 2018

Nobbys is probably Newcastle's most famous beach, though it is definitely one of my least favourites. There's several other beaches close by that I think are better, though it is still nice with decent parking. Horseshoe beach (the dog beach) is right near Nobby's too,...More

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Reviewed 4 July 2018

This beach offers amazing photos opportunity, especially at sunrise/sunset. I never swim there, because it is too windy and the waves are usually too big for me. It is also a bit cooler than the others beaches because of the strong wind. There are multiple...More

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573caroline
1 July 2016|
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Response from frangipanni66 | Reviewed this property |
I haven't had experience with holiday parks but agree regarding Stockton holiday park as there will probably be extra ferries available to & from Stockton on the for this event.
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Tanya M
9 January 2016|
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Response from frangipanni66 | Reviewed this property |
Scratchleys, an lovely restaurant on the foreshore also have a takeaway & ice creams reasonably priced! There are also a couple of coffee shops such as Queens Wharf cafe & a take away kiosk also just across the street is... More
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