Stockton Beach, Newcastle

Stockton Beach is located 20 km north of Newcastle. The beach stretches from Stockton to Port Stephens. It is the longest beach in New South Wales and have sweeping expanse of sand and sand dunes. The Stockton Bight Sand Dunes are the largest dunes of their kind in the southern hemisphere. The Stockton Beach is a famous holiday destination for Australians who love to swim or relax and enjoy outdoor atmosphere.

stockton beach

Walking and cycling are popular activities on the Stockton Breakwall. Walk along the breakwall, you will see the view of Newcastle city and Nobbys Lighthouse. You will be surprised by stray cats trying to fish on the rocks.

stockton beach breakwall

There are many shipwrecks along the Stockton Beach. You can see more than a century old wreck of Adolphe at the breakwall.

stockton beach shipwreck

The Stockton beach is a famous place for fishing. You can do beach fishing or rock fishing. Don’t forget to get a recreational fishing license before fishing in NSW waters.

stockton beach fishing

Four-wheel driving is one of the most popular activities for visitors to the Stockton Beach and Sand Dunes. There is more than 20km of four-wheel drive access of Stockton beach front and several hundred hectares of dune driving in the Recreational Vehicle Area at the southern end of the Worimi Conservation Lands.

Services and facilities available at Stockton Beach

Lifeguard Services are provided Monday to Saturday during the swimming season and volunteer members of Stockton Surf Lifesaving Club provide beach patrols on Sundays during the swimming season. Stockton Beach has picnic shelters and barbecues in the park adjacent to the beach. Toilets and change room facilities are available.

How to get there?

Stockton beach is about 20 min drive from Newcastle city. There are plenty of free parking spaces available at the beach and nearby parks.

Where to stay near Stockton Beach?

Stockton Beach Holiday Park is the most famous accommodation facility in the area.