Nobbys Beach

Historical Sites and Heritage Locations

Newcastle’s highest profile beach, with council Lifeguard Services provided Monday to Saturday year round and volunteer members of Nobbys Surf Lifesaving Club provide beach patrols on Sundays during the swimming season. It is a favoured swimming spot for family groups and those learning to surf.

The first beach on the Bather’s Way, take a walk along the Harbour Break-wall and Nobby’s Lighthouse. Plus the walk between Nobbys Beach and Newcastle Ocean baths features the Historic Soldier’s Baths Rock Pool.

The beach is accessible from Newcastle train station and bus terminal and has change room facilities, picnic shelters, a kiosk available (during swimming season) at the beach and free barbecues on foreshore area adjoining the beach reserve.


Barbeque Beaches & Surf Carpark History & Heritage Kiosk Picnic Area Public Telephone Public Toilet Surfing Swimming Walk


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Surfers enjoying a morning surf at Nobbys Beach, Newcastle

Nobbys Beach

Newcastle East, Newcastle