Dixon Park Beach

Dixon Park Beach

Right in the middle of the popular Bar to Merewether stretch of beach is a great choice for a swim when the red and yellow flags are flying. It is also a popular location for surfing.

Swimming safety Measured against today’s wind and surf conditions 4 /10
Crowds Uncrowded
Surf quality 3 /10
Information Last updated 1 hours ago 10.30am - 16 Apr 2024

Dixon Park Beach information

Ocean Street, Newcastle, 2291 View beach on map

Lifeguards on duty

Monday9:00-17:30

Tuesday9:00-17:30

Wednesday9:00-17:30

Thursday9:00-17:30

Friday9:00-17:30

Saturday9:00-17:30

Sunday9:00-17:30

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.