Newcastle Beach and Ocean Baths

Newcastle Beach is located at the base of downtown Newcastle, between Nobbys Beach and Bar Beach. A stroll from Nobbys Beach will take approximately 15 minutes along the scenic Bather’s Way.

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Newcastle Beach is one of the best surf locations in Australia. Board riding and swimming are other popular activities in the beach. Lifeguard Services are provided seven days a week during the swimming season. If you want more fun, you can play beach volleyball with your friends or kids. The volleyball net is freely available, you need to bring a ball.

Newcastle Beach volleyball

Newcastle Ocean Baths

Newcastle Ocean Baths located at the beach has a long history as a popular swimming spot. It was opened in 1922 and it is of the city’s outstanding historic landmarks. The Art Deco pavilion of the ocean baths is a distinctive architectural structure in Newcastle.

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Are dogs allowed at Newcastle Beach?

Dogs are not allowed at Newcastle beach. If you want to give your pet a good dip in the ocean on a hot summer day, you can visit the dog-friendly Horseshoe Beach.

Facilities available at Newcastle Beach

Public toilets including accessible toilets, shower, and change rooms are available at the beach.

Where to eat?

There are many good restaurants near the beach including Bathers Café, East End Hub, and Restaurant Mason.

Where to stay?

Getting good accommodation near Newcastle Beach is super easy. Famous hotels such as NOAH’S On the Beach, Novotel Newcastle Beach, and Rydges Newcastle are located in a walking distance from the beach.

How to get there?

Newcastle Beach and Ocean baths are easily accessible by public transport. Bus and light rail services are available from Newcastle Central Business District. If you are traveling by car, don’t worry, plenty of parking spaces available near the beach.