Beaches and Ocean Baths Newcastle Suburbs
This is where four times world champion surfer Mark Richards learnt to surf at the age of five. Mark, who still calls Merewether home, can often be seen catching a wave or relaxing on the beach with his wife and family. Malibu Surfboard Riding Champion, Martin McMillan also calls Merewether home.
Home to the annual Surfest Competition Challenging surfboard riding conditions for experienced surfers. Lifeguard Services provided seven days a week during swimming season. Change room facilities. Cafe/kiosk available all year round. Sheltered picnic area available. A two minute stroll between Merewether Beach and Merewether Ocean Baths, which features the historic Ladies Rock Pool and the heritage listed Surf House.