Nobbys Beach, Newcastle
(4.8/5 based on 400+ reviews on the web)
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 vacation trip planner.
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  • Beautiful, patrolled beach with picturesque headland. Easy access Grab a a snack or a coffee at the Kiosk. There is a dog friendly beach with in walking distance and the historic Fort Scratchley up th...  more »
  • We came here to walk out to Nbbys Head and we're surprised at how pleasant the beach was. Also, amazingly, the parking was free for three hours. There was a sandy beach, a cafe, bathrooms and places t...  more »
  • Easy access to the beach. Not many cities have a surf beach this close. Great place for surfers. The surf club offers amenities and patrol in the sheltered part of the beach.