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Address: Nobbys Road | Horseshoe Beach Road, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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Off the leash at the beach

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 September 2016
JMR926
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Newcastle, Australia
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Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 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 breakwater and the town. Coffee kiosk and toilets close by at Nobbys Surf Club.

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Newcastle, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 enjoying some leash free time with his canine friends, you get a close up opportunity... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles 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 on doing some paddling around the harbour. The roadway is quite close to the beach... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 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.

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Thank Kate D
Newcastle, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

Horseshoe beach is a dog friendly beach opposite Nobby's beach (not dog friendly) so is a magnet for people and their pooches. The beach itself is nestled between Nobby's and the Foreshore so makes it a convenient place to stop off before or after at the park. I would also recommend going up to the break-wall as well if your... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016

This is a good beach for dog lovers. Yes this is one of the few in Newcastle where dogs can go off leash. Nice spot, good also for kayaking, swimming.

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Thank Susan P
Newcastle, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

This beach is used for those that love to take their dog for a swim..A dog lovers paradise! Don't expect everyone to be as clean as you are though!

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Thank Rae0110
Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

Love this place, so does our dog! So good to be able to let him run free with the other dogs, a little slice of doggy heaven.

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Thank Teresa C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016

Our dogs just love Horseshoe Beach. Our kids love it also, as they can wade into the beach water, whilst playing with our 2 in the water. There aren't too many beaches in NSW that allow dogs to freely play, walk & swim at the beach, so if you love your dog to have fun, this is the place. The... More 

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