Newcastle Beach

Newcastle Beach

In the heart of Newcastle's east end, Newcastle Beach is one of our most popular beaches that offers great waves for boardriders.

Swimming safety Measured against today’s wind and surf conditions 5 /10
Crowds Uncrowded
Surf quality 6 /10
Information Last updated 2 hours ago 9.11am - 22 Feb 2024

Newcastle Beach information

Shortland Esplanade, Newcastle, 2300 View beach on map

Lifeguards on duty

MondayNO LIFEGUARD ON DUTY DURING WINTER

Tuesday9:00-17:00

Wednesday9:00-17:00

Thursday9:00-17:00

Friday9:00-17:00

Saturday9:00-17:00

Sunday9:00-17:00

Beach safety tips

  • Always swim and surf at places patrolled by lifesavers or lifeguards
  • Always swim between the red and yellow flags
  • Always swim under supervision or with a friend
  • Read and obey safety signs, such as shallow water or large drop-offs
  • If you are unsure of conditions, ask a lifesaver or lifeguard
  • Don't swim or surf directly after a meal
  • Don't swim or surf under the influence of alcohol or drugs
  • Never run or dive in the water, even if you have checked beforehand as water conditions can change
  • If you have trouble in the water, stay calm, float with a current or undertow, don't try to swim against it, signal for help and wait for assistance.