Nobbys Beach

Nobbys Beach

Newcastle's highest profile beach. Nobbys Beach is a favoured swimming spot for family groups and those learning to surf. Nobbys Beach is considered one of the safest swimming beaches within Newcastle

Swimming safety Measured against today’s wind and surf conditions 5 /10
Crowds Uncrowded
Surf quality 5 /10
Information Last updated 10 hours ago 3.52pm - 21 Jul 2024

Nobbys Beach information

Corner Shortland Esplanade and Nobbys Road, NSW 2300 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.