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Great Walk

We had a little spare time so we parked near the dog beach and had a walk out along the breakwall... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Forster, Australia
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A good walk and view

Nobbys breakwall is a good walk to do to the end. You walk past nobbys beach, past the headland and... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Melissa W
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| Nobbys Beach, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
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Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

We had a little spare time so we parked near the dog beach and had a walk out along the breakwall past Nobbys Head. Being school holidays it was quite busy with families walking and cycling along the walkway. Once past Nobbys Head it was...More

Thank 993anitat
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Nobbys breakwall is a good walk to do to the end. You walk past nobbys beach, past the headland and out to the end where you can see up to Stockton and the coast and back down towards Newcastle beach. You can walk or ride...More

Thank Melissa W
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

From Nobbys car park to the end of the breakwater is about a kilometer and a half. There is a resting point halfway and the entire length is safely paved. Great outlook along the way and a view of Fort Scratchley and Nobbys surf club...More

Thank leedelore
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

When in Newcastle do not miss a leisurely stroll or a jog along the famous breakwall. Fabulous views as far as the eye can see. Why not take a walk on the sand along the waters edge. Great way to clear the mind and uplift...More

Thank karengraysontravel
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Nobbys walk is really ralaxing and we love history as well having a swim inside the river at the beach where the fairly new carpark is now.

Thank _robhardy56
Reviewed 3 October 2018

We parked near the beach pavilion and walked along the breakwall towards the lighthouse. Plenty of others out on a sunny Sunday morning, including cyclists, families and dog walkers.

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

I have well and truly fallen in love with Newcastle!! Such a different vibe to Sydney - I was immediately won over when we got to the end of the breakwall and spotted a seal playing by the rocks! Maybe you’ll be lucky enough to...More

Thank KatieC38
Reviewed 14 September 2018

You can't come to Australia without seeing this beautiful city and you can't come to this city of Newcastle without seeing the beautiful Nobbys Head.

Thank Pavlova_Fanatic
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Easy level walk to view the lighthouse and surrounding ocean. Can be quite windy. Historical pier constructed by convicts under Governor Macquarie.

Thank David E
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Nobbys Head and Breakwall is always a treat, no matter the weather is like. I've traveled all over the world, and I still gawk with awe every time I ride along the breakwall, a few times a week, appreciating how lucky I am to live...More

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