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Horseshoe Beach

Nobbys Road | Horseshoe Beach Road, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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Nice walk on a beautiful beach

Staying in town in business I decided to get some exercise. Nice walk in the late afternoon... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2017
Adrian W
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Wonderfully inviting

Travelling through from an area with zero offleash dog friendly areas, it was wonderful to pull... read more

Reviewed 29 January 2017
M. P
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  • Average22%
  • Poor2%
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“dog beach” (17 reviews)
“dog owners” (11 reviews)
“dog lovers” (7 reviews)
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Nobbys Road | Horseshoe Beach Road, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Staying in town in business I decided to get some exercise. Nice walk in the late afternoon. Watching surfers enjoying themselves wishing I'd brought my togs.

Thank Adrian W
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Travelling through from an area with zero offleash dog friendly areas, it was wonderful to pull into the conveniently place parking to see so many pets happily rollicking about in the waves and running up and down the beach. Our 1 year old Lab hasn't...More

Thank M. P
Reviewed 30 December 2016

I've been going to this special place for 30 years now. I miss the swimming horses, but i love that we have a designated dog beach, with parking in Newcastle. This place has and is very special to me and my companion Labrador.

Thank Melanie S
Reviewed 20 December 2016

My dog just loves this beach, so do I. I like the size, it isn't too big, and there are always lots of dogs for your pooch to play with. Also you don't have to worry about any humans getting grumpy about dogs running about...More

Thank joleaco68
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Nice beach, warm water, what you want more? Okay swimming area limited but safety net because of the jellyfishes at the moment, but if you aren't too scared take a swim and enjoy the sea. Go to the fortress to see some koalas in the...More

1  Thank Max W
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Newcastle's 'go to' dog beach, right on the harbour, Watch the comings and goings of a very busy working port while your dog plays socialises and swims with others dogs. Often the racing fraternity bathe their race horses here. Plenty of parking, close to the...More

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Horseshoe Beach is the city beach to take your dog to run, fetch, swim and socialise with other dogs. The beach and sandy bushland is located on the harbour foreshore off Horseshoe Beach Road, Newcastle East with ample free parking closeby. While your pooch is...More

Thank JMR926
Reviewed 23 August 2016

This is THE beach if you want to take your dog for a sociable swim. That said, if you don't have a dog then any other Newcastle beach is a better choice (they're all appealing). Horseshoe Beach is also a great spot if you're planning...More

Thank Bev P
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Horseshoe Beach is really for those with dogs, as the dogs are able to run free, swim and interact with the other dogs, unleashed. Weekends its very busy , its not a beach I would go to unless I had a dog.

Thank Kate D
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Great location to take your dog to socialise with other pets or to have a swim. Snacks and drinks ar available at the Nobby's Surf House.

Thank Chris255325
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