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Merewether Beach

Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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Standard beach with beach house and pool

Merewether Beach is a typical Australian east coast beach with yellow/white sand and breaking... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Lew A
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
The best beach

Summer finds me hanging at this beach as often as I can. i'm an avid baker....so walk past the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hunter Valley, Australia
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“ocean baths” (18 reviews)
“surf house” (12 reviews)
“surf club” (13 reviews)
Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Merewether Beach is a typical Australian east coast beach with yellow/white sand and breaking waves. The beach has a couple of change facilities. One is located near the ocean baths, the other is opposite to the beach-shoreline. Also has a convenient kiosk and restaurant/cafe within...More

Thank Lew A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Summer finds me hanging at this beach as often as I can. i'm an avid baker....so walk past the baths and over the rocks till you find this gorgeous little secluded spot to bake in private.

Thank Janineepere
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have grown up at this beach & it is still one of my favourite places , great for catching up with people, or simply walking by yourself Thanks

Thank Cate P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The banks and surf were great on the day i visited. i also went for a walk along the path that takes you north past Dixon park, Bar beach and up to the memorial walk. There are great spots along here to take photos and...More

Thank Stuart P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is a good place to get drinks or ice cream. I liked the beach and walked it several days, The rest rooms were clean.

Thank Liz H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I are at Merewether Beach several times a week, enjoying the Beach Walk, with our dachshund puppy, from Dixon Park Beach along the beach promenade to Merewether Beach, stopping to get a coffee at either the Blue Door Cafe, or the Merewether...More

Thank City4fun
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not much more to say that the heading I laid in just now. Beaut beach, can be rough like most of Australia's beaches. But, if your a surfer then your in regular heaven riding the clean clear water waves here. Both rock ledge and sand...More

Thank Philip S
Reviewed 17 May 2017

It is geared up for swimming, sunbaking, walking and eating areas all at your fingertips. It is one of Newcastles best kept secret, so do yourself a favour if you are visitng dont miss it.

Thank Janierich20
Reviewed 8 May 2017

When you visit Merewether you can access the surf beach or the ocean baths. Parking available but on hot summer day you may have to park further away. Café and bar available overlooking the beach and local hotel across the road. A very pleasant walking...More

Thank PamF47
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Our group only had a short visit to Merewether Beach but we were certainly able to see just how popular this location is. A number of visitors and locals about enjoying the water and beach. A very nice beach to see.

Thank Contented373
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Nearby Attractions
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Sue L
Are dogs on leads allowed on the beach?
5 December 2016|
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Response from Chris255325 | Reviewed this property |
A lot of people walk their dogs on the foot path adjacent to the beach. Highly popular. However dogs are not allowed on this beach. There is a designated dog beach some 10 minutes away (Horseshoe Beach) next to Nobby's Beach.
Are there any sheds or tables that we can put our foods while my kid goes swimming at the beach?
8 January 2016|
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Response from Adele W | Reviewed this property |
They have lots of areas to put bags etc and a fantastic Pavilion 😊
Was wondering what parking is like please ? Travelling with small children so don't want to walk too far to get to the beach.
28 December 2015|
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Response from Dennis F | Reviewed this property |
yes there is ample parking across from the beach front in a free parking lot