Nobbys Beach, Newcastle

4.8
#1 of 15 in Beaches in Greater Newcastle
Perfect your kite surfing skills at Nobbys Beach, the area’s safest and most popular beach. Lifeguards are on duty every day of the week here, year round, making this part of the coast a favorite spot for inexperienced swimmers and apprentice surfers. This is the first beach on the popular Bather’s Way coastal walk, featuring rest areas with picnic shelters, free barbecue facilities, and food kiosks. Spend a day swimming, surfing, or relaxing on the sand, and be sure to visit Fort Scratchley, located atop a knoll overlooking the beach. The fort is a good vantage point to see and photograph the harbor and Stockton Beach across the water. To visit Nobbys Beach and other attractions in Newcastle, use our Newcastle itinerary planning website .
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  • October 12, 2017
    A well laid out path to lighthouse alongside beach and harbour entrance where one can watch ships entering , fine beach  more »
  • October 6, 2017
    Great beach if you can navigate your way there. Construction in the local area is taking away this great beach. Family friendly.  more »
  • October 4, 2017
    Great place to hang out, have some coffee and lunch, watch the ships and people come and go. Parking in easy outside school times. Great for grandkids to have a play.  more »
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  • March 21, 2017
    Fantastic location to enjoy the beach life with all the facilities....
  • January 24, 2017
    Love this beach. Lots of Parks and bike paths.
  • June 3, 2017
    Absolutely beautiful

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