Newcastle Ocean Baths

Historical Sites and Heritage Locations

With its distinctive and architecturally significant Art Deco pavilion, Newcastle Ocean Baths is one of the city’s outstanding historic landmarks and is a popular informal open air studio for amateur photographers. The Ocean Baths were constructed and in use before WWI, though not formally opened until the 1920s. The baths’ popularity has never waned throughout the ensuring decades and thousands of Novocastrians remember it fondly as the place where they first learned to swim. Construction began in 1910 with the construction of the pavilion beginning in 1922.


Beaches & Surf Carpark Disabled access available Food and Refreshments History & Heritage International Showers Swimming


Free Entry

Trading Times

Check In: 6:00 am
Check Out: 9:00 pm

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