The Bogey Hole, Newcastle

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  • June 29, 2017
    We ventured out from the central coast to see it and it is a lovely view. But i would make it as part of a day trip. Find other things to do in Newcastle and go when it is not cold and raining. That w...  more »
  • June 5, 2017
    I was intrigued by the notion that prisoners built this . It is a lovely walk to the site and a few steps to climb down to the hole, it was refreshing to feel the spray of the waves breaking over into...  more »
  • March 30, 2017
    Haven't been here since I was a kid. Decided to take some overseas visitors here for a dip one hot day in Feb and it was pretty nice so we stayed for a couple of hours!  more »
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  • Fantastic attraction worth a visit. Leave your towel at the top of the stairs so it doesn't get wet! The pool isn't very deep so best not to dive in. The water is cool and waves create a real buzz.
  • The Bogey Hole is a popular swimming spot in Newcastle, located beneath a headland and providing a spectacular vantage point to view the ocean.   A surviving example of construction from the days of the earliest European settlement in Newcastle, the Bogey Hole is a convict-built baths hewn out of a rock face for the personal use of Major James Morisset, a notable military figure from the early period of European settlement in Australia.   Built in 1819, this place is the first recorded European purpose-built ocean pool on the NSW coast 组成BogeyHole的岩石是由囚犯劳工在1819年建造的。最初叫 "指挥官浴场",Bogey Hole来自土著语,意思是"洗澡"。一个漂亮的景观!
  • Hidden secret in newy. Nice place to cool off.
  • Favourite place in New Castle.
  • Very disappointing. As it closed now .

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