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Sublime large beach for man and dog!

The expanse of this beach is breathtaking. Wide and large and filled with owners and dogs taking in... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Los Angeles, California
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what a great local open to all beach

we were visiting for first time friends we made 20 years ago who moved to redhead 10 years ago... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2018
Graham w
mims florida
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Beach Road, Redhead, New South Wales 2290, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The expanse of this beach is breathtaking. Wide and large and filled with owners and dogs taking in the surf. Had a beautiful stroll with friends. Enjoy.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank zeppo33
Reviewed 16 October 2018

we were visiting for first time friends we made 20 years ago who moved to redhead 10 years ago. close to their lovely home is this gem of a beach with lifeguard, toilets, dog ban, great views, historic shark watch tower. marvellous place to bring...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Graham w
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

Love 9 mile beach. We walked and swam from Blacksmiths to Redhead. It’s an incredibly unspoiled place

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JuliaCanberra2016
Reviewed 5 August 2018

Atmospheric, unspoilt, constantly changing beach, beautiful with a pending storm, wonderful dog beach and adjoining surfing beach

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank DocJac2014
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Plenty of parking Changerooms, toilets, cafe & lifeguards. Plus its a lovely looking beach to walk along with the cliffs, boulders in the water or a huge long beach to stroll along.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Debhjh
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

This is the beach my wife and I go to regularly in summer along with our 2 dachshunds who love it here. We sit alongside the fresh water stream that cuts across the beach and our 2 sausages enjoyed the freedom of the off leash...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank City4fun
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Great beach not far from Newcastle. It is a really nice long beach. Spectacular rock formations. There is a coffee van/cafe there but not sure of the hours. Surf club and amenities available limited hours. Plenty of free parking too. It was definitely patrolled when...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank 882tanyam
Reviewed 4 January 2018

family friendly patrolled beach, in front of surf house or go to the third creek to have the dogs off leash.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Deanna071269
Reviewed 20 October 2017

We just went for the view from the headland. Walking path access from end of Ocean Street down to a viewing place with safety fence.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank AmbersOnOak
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful beach with its huge headland to the golden sand. Love the big car park with no time restriction or ticketing. Great beach with nice surf which is patrolled even at this early stage of the year. Great facilities and a nice...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Response from DocJac2014 | Reviewed this property |
absolutely! that's why we love it. The beach is divided into several parts: a) swimming between the flags (near the surf club house) b) dog ON-leash area (between 'first' and 'second' creeks) c) a huge dog OFF-leash area... More