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Beautiful Ocean view park.

Wonderful very large park and gardens overlooking the cliffs and Ocean. Great for walking... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bribie Island, Australia
Close to town

Probably the closet beach to town and partly sheltered from larger swells. Also some rock pools to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Drew M
Sydney, Australia
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Reserve Rd, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
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All reviews bogey hole flower garden beautiful rotunda air force plenty of shaded areas children's playground swimming pool free area green space clean toilets fabulous place view of the ocean picnic area worth the effort great for families sunny day newcastle beach
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful very large park and gardens overlooking the cliffs and Ocean. Great for walking ,cycling ,slow drive through .;pic nics. Rotundas , tables ,seats. shady trees , sometimes Music. Home of Newcastle Autos Hillclimb Racing. parklands join the ocean to the city .

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank raquelneric
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Probably the closet beach to town and partly sheltered from larger swells. Also some rock pools to explore or swim in on the right tide.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Drew M
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

Located at a short distance from the Newcastle CBD and on a hilly shoreline, King Edward Park is a fantastic haven to hang out with friends & families. You can park your car near the beach, walk alongside the Shortland Esplanade, and climb up into...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank SabirSS
Reviewed 4 October 2018

By the sea, old gunnery emplacements, the stained glass window garden, Norfolk pines, fresh sea air, playground for kids, hills to cardboard-surf down, shade, the rotunda with possible entertainment, dog-walking, being buzzed by airforce jets cliff-side, what's not to love about this park?

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sapphire D
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

We decided to walk Nobbys head to bar beach so king edward park was a nice change of scenery between the coastal paths. Another must see hidden along this route is bogey hole!! There are numerous stairs through the park but luckily lots of benches...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 24 July 2018

Perfect place for family and friends picnic, walking or just enjoying the view. There is a playground for small children, ample picnic area and sitting area, lots of shade if needed, foot path with breathtaking view and a natural diving pool down the road which...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank mcp0216
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Great place to take a nice bottle and some takeaway for a romantic picnic, view to die for and peaceful walk.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Jane M
Reviewed 13 July 2018

Interesting park to wander through. Not flat and open but little areas to explore around each corner.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Judith P
Reviewed 20 June 2018

Good for exercise and the view is free and stunning.. Nice for picnics or taking in the peace and quiet.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank toowelltravelled64
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Always great to walk through the park on a sunny day and the views are stunning. The area is always very well maintained and the centre garden is always a talking piece.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank jhalliwell2018
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Kevin B
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Response from MARGIEHICKS | Reviewed this property |
The very top end of the park near "the grassy hill" is dog friendly, leash free zone. The rest of the park including the area all around the rotunda, you will need to have your dog on a leash.