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Not really baths but ocean pool

Merewether beach and ocean baths, the baths are really an ocean swimming pool. It is a beautiful... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sydney, Australia
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Great for kids

We took the grandkids for a swim with there flamingo. They loved it. Had a few waves roll into the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Henderson Parade, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Merewether beach and ocean baths, the baths are really an ocean swimming pool. It is a beautiful location. The pool/baths are large, at the far end are swimming blocks for laps. There is a ramp into the water and stairs. For most of the ocean...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank AussieKate13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was disappointed on the weekend, when i took my children to the Baths for a swim as the weather was disgusting. My children aren't confident swimmers so they just hang around the ramp of the large pool. My youngest 5 years pointed out something floating...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank redsparkles1980
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took the grandkids for a swim with there flamingo. They loved it. Had a few waves roll into the pool but loved floating. Best of both worlds beach and pool. And just a short walk to get icecreams and coffee

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank janemP5479AG
Reviewed 10 December 2018

Took granddaughters and we had a great time. Loved the choice of the 2 different pools. Parking is a bit limited though.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank karenbh87
Reviewed 23 November 2018

Have Enjoyed Swimming in these Restored Olde Ocean Baths many times over the previous years . The Mereweather Ocean Baths have access for Wheelchair Entry and Ramp entry ; many Persons have used this Saltwater BATHS for Rehabilitation Exercises with Great Results .I Exercised here...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank raquelneric
Reviewed 19 November 2018

Kids paradise on bigger swell days and pretty good for swimming laps. Patrolled usually so safe. Bid baths so plenty of room.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Drew M
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Warmer Weather = Beach Great spot for an early morning dip especially after a gruelling Merewether Stairs Session.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Troy S
Reviewed 9 September 2018

Great for a swim whether doing laps or just cooling off. There is a disabled ramp behind the dressing rooms which allows access to the pool area, then there is a ramp that goes into both pools, one pool for adults and the other for...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Dennis F
Reviewed 1 September 2018

It is always interesting to visit the baths ,different times of the day gives you different viewing ,the sea the colours the activity and a place to recharge your batteries

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank bobh666
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

This is s nice place to visit the baths are a good facility. Not heated so cold in winter. Parking is an issue so you can’t get close . The coffee shop is nice and very busy.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Joye W
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Response from 775traveller | Reviewed this property |
Swim anytime, they definitely don't close unless they are draining it for cleaning . I've been late at night during a hot summer Newcastle night and it was packed.