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Nice Sunday day out on the train from Sydney. Taking about 3hrs to get there, an ice cream on the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Sydney, Australia
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Quiet, clean beach

Australia is bountiful with beaches that often rivals the best international recommendations that I... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Queensland, Australia
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Reviewed 13 December 2014

Newcastle Beach is a beautiful white-sand beach within walking distance of the heart of Newcastle. They have volley ball nets permanently set up (you need to bring your own volley ball). It's one block away from a great ice-cream shop. We were there late afternoon,...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Nice Sunday day out on the train from Sydney. Taking about 3hrs to get there, an ice cream on the promenade is a welcome treat before hitting the beach. Golden sands and rock pools await with exciting waves to dodge. Wonderful day out with lots...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Australia is bountiful with beaches that often rivals the best international recommendations that I visit. Newcastle beach is no exception, with a clean beach, not too crowded (in late October when the water felt below 10 degrees) and practical. There's volleyball nets, a designated beach...More

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Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Wow! Peaceful with stunning scenery. It was freezing when we went so obviously no swimming which was a shame.

Thank CharlieGirlAU
Reviewed 31 August 2018

Having lived 100 km away it was and is still the easiest beach to get to by public transport without having many changes.,we still go there and enjoy the close proximity ti Hunter street and Honeysuckle.

Thank bobh666
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Newcastle Beach is one of many beautiful beaches along the coastline. It is fully patrolled during summer. Has a fabulous kiosk and plenty of covered tables to sit and enjoy a coffee or lunch. Has change rooms and toilets. There is also ocean baths within...More

Thank 505Marg
Reviewed 12 July 2018

We came here in May while visiting our daughter at Newcastle University. The beach is pretty big with some really nice waves if you like to surf. We really like the bath pools as they get filled by the incoming tide. There's a snack bar...More

Thank JohnN59
Reviewed 4 July 2018

It is a very nice beach and the waves are good to swim and lifeguards are present. Parking is always full if on a hot day, and it is over crowded during summer time. I always go to Bar Beach for a swim or to...More

Thank camille c
Reviewed 12 May 2018

The beaches at Newcastle are so amazing but I love Newie the best. When we were kids we would start at Nobby's and end up at Newie. Catch the 104 bus back to Mayfield West.

1  Thank Viv D
Reviewed 11 May 2018

We did a day trip of Newcastle from our Raymond Terrace BnB. A warm day so sought out the beach and were delighted to find the Bathes. Enjoyed a short swim and stroll. Many weddings happening in the vicinity so ideal people watching spot as...More

Thank Tripmode33
Reviewed 8 May 2018

Excellent spot - beautiful, large beach. Good facilities with cafes and a walking/jogging/cycling track right there. Free parking too.

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