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Wow! Peaceful with stunning scenery. It was freezing when we went so obviously no swimming which... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2018
Brisbane, Australia
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Newcastle beach

Having lived 100 km away it was and is still the easiest beach to get to by public transport... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2018
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“on duty”(7 reviews)
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“hunter street”(5 reviews)
Shortland Esplanade, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
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Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Wow! Peaceful with stunning scenery. It was freezing when we went so obviously no swimming which was a shame.

Thank CharlieGirlAU
Reviewed 1 September 2018

Having lived 100 km away it was and is still the easiest beach to get to by public transport without having many changes.,we still go there and enjoy the close proximity ti Hunter street and Honeysuckle.

Thank bobh666
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Newcastle Beach is one of many beautiful beaches along the coastline. It is fully patrolled during summer. Has a fabulous kiosk and plenty of covered tables to sit and enjoy a coffee or lunch. Has change rooms and toilets. There is also ocean baths within...More

Thank 505Marg
Reviewed 12 July 2018

We came here in May while visiting our daughter at Newcastle University. The beach is pretty big with some really nice waves if you like to surf. We really like the bath pools as they get filled by the incoming tide. There's a snack bar...More

Thank JohnN59
Reviewed 4 July 2018

It is a very nice beach and the waves are good to swim and lifeguards are present. Parking is always full if on a hot day, and it is over crowded during summer time. I always go to Bar Beach for a swim or to...More

Thank camille c
Reviewed 12 May 2018

The beaches at Newcastle are so amazing but I love Newie the best. When we were kids we would start at Nobby's and end up at Newie. Catch the 104 bus back to Mayfield West.

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Reviewed 11 May 2018

We did a day trip of Newcastle from our Raymond Terrace BnB. A warm day so sought out the beach and were delighted to find the Bathes. Enjoyed a short swim and stroll. Many weddings happening in the vicinity so ideal people watching spot as...More

Thank Tripmode33
Reviewed 9 May 2018

Excellent spot - beautiful, large beach. Good facilities with cafes and a walking/jogging/cycling track right there. Free parking too.

Thank OscardaPadre
Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

Recently moved to living near this beach. Just lovely clear clean green/blue water, always seems to be some surf, and despite being May the water temp is still 20c. Really nice little beach in the heart of Newcastle. Cafes across the road. Appears to never...More

Thank VinceNewcastle
Reviewed 6 May 2018

Newcastle Beach is a delight, with beautiful sand and good waves, and it's only a short stroll from the city's downtown area. The surf here tends to dominated by board riders but there are also some historic sea baths at its northern end which is...More

Thank JElliot32
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