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Nobbys Beach was beautiful, lots of free parking available and a nice walk up to the lighthouse... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lorraine W
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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One of our very many beautiful beaches in our amazing city, this beach is definitely a must go you... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Vicki C
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Nobbys Road, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 15 July 2015

Newcastle has some of the best beaches in Australia from Stockton to Catherine Hill Bay - but if you are visiting for the first time - get yourself a park at Nobby's. Explore the beach and the lighthouse and break wall next to the harbour....More

3  Thank David C
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Visited Nobbys 030118. Great beach, convenient location. However please note: there is only one outdoor shower station for the whole beach and NO male or female change rooms. Apparently Nobbys Beach was voted state winner of the Friendly Beach Award in 2008. Must be trying...More

2  Thank Craig S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nobbys Beach was beautiful, lots of free parking available and a nice walk up to the lighthouse! I’d recommend this place for a nice day out!

Thank Lorraine W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of our very many beautiful beaches in our amazing city, this beach is definitely a must go you won’t be disappointed.

Thank Vicki C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best beaches in Newcastle, you won’t be disappointed, there is also a small cafe where you can grab a coffee or even some yummy hot chips.

Thank Expedition34153
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nobbys Beach is easy to access. Plenty of carparking available. Showers, toilets and fresh food all available.

Thank Marlene Y
Reviewed 8 October 2018

Well if in Newcastle you must go for a visit and if weather permits you can go for a great swim at Nobby's beach or even at Horseshoe beach with the dogs A must is to walk the length of the Macquarie pier,and back .Just...More

Thank phillipk8
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

Beautiful beach, but unfortunately the weather was bad. I’m sure on a nice day this would be a great beach to relax on.

Thank barefootlouise
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

After strolling along the breakwall the sea and sand beckoned to us and didn’t disappoint. Beach was quiet whilst we visited so we enjoyed a nice walk undisturbed back to the main area from the breakwall!

Thank KatieC38
Reviewed 30 September 2018

If you know any knockers of Newcastle - and there are still a few around - just take them to Nobbys and there is a very strong chance their opinion will undergo a 180 degrees turnaround. It is a beautiful little beach, close to the...More

Thank JElliot32
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

Hi, Love the beach, break walk & rock pool. As some tips: - the breakwater is magical, with the exception of easterly winds throwing sand in your face, hard - there are a few sandy sections in the path, and many a time have seen...More

Thank CavesAnna
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

One of Newcastle’s most accessible and family friendly beaches. There is no day that families aren’t down there appreciating the open space

Thank amywoodward
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1 July 2016|
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Response from frangipanni66 | Reviewed this property |
I haven't had experience with holiday parks but agree regarding Stockton holiday park as there will probably be extra ferries available to & from Stockton on the for this event.
Tanya M
9 January 2016|
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Response from frangipanni66 | Reviewed this property |
Scratchleys, an lovely restaurant on the foreshore also have a takeaway & ice creams reasonably priced! There are also a couple of coffee shops such as Queens Wharf cafe & a take away kiosk also just across the street is... More