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Nobbys Head and Breakwall

| Nobbys Beach, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
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Nobby's Breakwall on a storm swell

Great walk, all level, excellent views of the surrounds.easy parking close to the start of the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Danny D
Must do Hidden Gem

Excellent walk with amazing views looking back at historic Newcastle's "Old Town" and looking out... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
rosecogger
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Newcastle, Australia
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“great walk” (25 reviews)
“break wall” (12 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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| Nobbys Beach, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Great walk, all level, excellent views of the surrounds.easy parking close to the start of the walk, and there is a kiosk at the Nobby's pavillion

Thank Danny D
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent walk with amazing views looking back at historic Newcastle's "Old Town" and looking out to sea you can quite often see the whales making their way north

Thank rosecogger
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We often ride out to the end of the break wall to catch sight of dolphins, the occasional seal and whales. High seas make the ride more interesting but on a calm sunny day there aren't too many places with a better outlook. Worth waiting...More

Thank Ganghook48
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great spot on a Sunday watching the surf lifesavers with the children in the water. Yummy fish n chips from the pavilion . A great walk or cycle to the break wall and back . You can also walk back along the beach mmm beautiful!

Thank Karin C
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

too many options here walk along the beach or break-wall watch the ships entering the harbour or the waves break on the beach great area

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were in Newcastle to visit our daughter studying abroad at Newcastle University. We came here to spend some time together. It's a great place to walk and enjoy the oceans roar. You must pay attention as the waves can get kicked up pretty good...More

Thank JohnN59
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

Park at Nobby's Car Park. An easy flat walk to the end of the breakwall. Watch the large coal boats entering the harbour headland, admire a wonderful sunrise or enjoy the smell of the seasalt air. Sit safely on a rock and let your thoughts...More

Thank kadmln
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Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

This is one of the most Stunning walks in Australia - with Beach on one side and Newcastle Harbour on the other . The vistas are exceptional on either side - massive ships from all over the world enter the Harbour daily with tugs guiding...More

Thank Jeanne817
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Reviewed 4 July 2018

Truly worth the time to go there - amazing photos opportunity and very relaxing. It is mostly windy on the beach and breakwall, make sure to wear proper clothes and be careful with your hat. Be careful with your camera, as the wind bring a...More

Thank camille c
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Reviewed 27 June 2018

My Mum, brother and I visited Nobby's Head, and it started to rain. We could have turned back, but no, where's the fun in that? We went on, there's something amazingly powerful seeing a dark sky and great waves crashing literally into you. I would...More

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