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Address: | Nobby's Beach, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
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Good View with History

We came here for a walk and to get a good view of the Newcastle foreshore. You can explore the old resident light keepers houses that are full of historic photos and information... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Port Stephens, Australia
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Port Stephens, Australia
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74 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came here for a walk and to get a good view of the Newcastle foreshore. You can explore the old resident light keepers houses that are full of historic photos and information. Worth the visit and it's free.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The view from the lighthouse was spectacular. Open on Sundays to public. You can cycle up the steep slope to the top. The volunteers manning the openings are super friendly :). We could chat all day!

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Thank Nicholas C
Hobart, Australia
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187 reviews
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

During a recent family holiday to Newcastle, we were fortunate to be staying near to the wonderful waterfront area close to Nobbys Beach and the Lighthouse. Such a lovely spot and we were able to go on several walks up to the lighthouse and see the amazing view out to sea and all around Newcastle. Little wonder this area is... More 

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Thank Contented373
Greater Sydney, Australia
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12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely stroll with beautiful views with historically rich information. It's free and the walk takes about 15 minutes each way, and you can sit down at the cafe at Nobbys lighthouse for a cold or hot beverage.

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Thank Narell B
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53 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2017

I explored this area while on my morning run, its a great spot for a run, the ocean on both sides, and you get to see the beautiful sunrise. The path up to the lighthouse was close at that time but it looked very interesting and would've loved to go up for a visit.

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Thank Rohit R
Sydney, Australia
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11 reviews
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Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Great spot for a nice walk or scooter up the the Lighthouse, great views and nice to have a play at the beach afterwards. Not great if you are scared of dogs though like our little one as there is a dog beach is on the left as you walk up the the lighthouse and loads of people walking dogs.

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Thank sarahv985
Newcastle, Australia
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16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

I enjoy walking the entire length of the breakwall, and it's also fun to ascend to the lighthouse when open. Amazing views!

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Thank David W
Sydney, Australia
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55 reviews
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Reviewed 13 February 2017

This is a must do when in Newcastle. Take a walk out the lighthouse in the morning and watch the sun come up. There is always plenty to look at out there from the ocean life to the locals having an quick surf before work.

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Thank holidaytime2222
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63 reviews
28 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 12 February 2017

Absolutely gorgeous area , views, history, for all ages !! Walk look sit and talk even take a picnic lunch and stop and relax. Beautiful !!

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Thank 68Frogs
Newcastle, Australia
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97 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Had a truly lovely afternoon on this walk with a friend and our little doggie companions. Take some water for the pooches sunscreen and a hat and comfy shoes...set to go! We went in late august and to our delight people were pointing out a whale ! Just awesome! And to top it off there is a free stroll through... More 

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