Newcastle’s highest profile beach and a favoured swimming spot for family groups and those learning to surf. It’s also gaining popularity among kite surfers whose aerial acrobatics are adding colour and movement to the city seascape. A walk along nearby Macquarie’s Pier features the Harbour Break-wall and Nobby’s Lighthouse.
Lifeguard Services provided seven days a week all year round.
First beach on the Bather’s Way coastal walk.
Accessible from Newcastle train station and coach terminal.
Picnic shelters and kiosk available, (during swimming season) at the beach.
Change room facilities available.
Free BBQs on foreshore area adjoining beach reserve.
The walk between Nobbys Beach and Newcastle Ocean baths features the Historic Soldier’s Baths Rock Pool.