Newcastle Beach, Newcastle

4.6
#3 of 15 in Beaches in Greater Newcastle
Opposite Newcastle Beach, in the centre of town, it's a friendly YHA hostel with a difference. Not many backpacker hostels can boast a ballroom with chandeliers and open fireplaces like this restored heritage building. Hostel accommodation is in twin/double and multi-share rooms. Internet, pool table, BBQ and modern hostel facilities. Access to hostel surfboards and free bodyboards. At the YHA, Monday is 'Backpacker Pizza Night' and Thursday is 'Free BBQ Night'. Free pub dinners Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday nights.
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  • This beach is nice to visit at east end of Newcastle. Close to cafe also. Beware of needles in the sand even though beach is regularly cleaned. The Newcastle Baths is next to beach but it's old and in...  more »
  • The beach next to the Nobb's Beach. From the café-bar is open from 6 a.m. morning smoky smells good coffee and bacon. Here for coffee and breakfast, local people had from early in the morning on the beach, very open-minded. Memorial walk the Esplanade extends from here walk along the coast, you can enjoy the beautiful Ocean. You can see whales and dolphins. Can walk to nearby parks and historic monuments and attractions.
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  • An impressive beach in a beautiful part of Newcastle. Easy to walk from one to end to the other. Visited here during winter, so no actual swimming in the water, but just nice to sit on the sand, relax...  more »
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  • Great place to swim or surf. Is patrolled during the warmer months.
  • Nice clean patrolled beach.
  • Absolutely beautiful
  • Dad caught a fish lol
  • Excellent beach

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Where to stay in Newcastle

Newcastle offers an extensive choice of accommodations, with the greatest choice available around the Hamilton East and Cooks Hill areas. Here you can find boutique hotels, hostels, and apartment rentals. Try a beachside residence for a great view of the harbor and quick access to the sand and sea. Farther out of town you will find RV parks and motels along the main roads. Newcastle's solid local train and bus service will take you between the sights and your accommodations in the city.
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