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Newcastle East is home to two of Newcastle's beaches, Nobbys Beach and Newcastle Beach, both of which have surf lifesaving clubs and are patrolled by lifesavers. In June 2007, the bulk carrier MV Pasha Bulker grounded itself off Nobbys Beach in a storm.Where is Newcastle New South Wales?
Newcastle New South Wales Location 162 km (101 mi) NNE of Sydney Region Hunter County Northumberland State electorate (s) Newcastle Cessnock, Charlestown Lake Mac ... 12 more rows ...What are the best things to do in Newcastle?
Enjoy lunch at one of Newcastle’s many trendy beachside cafes, or there are picnic tables and barbecue facilities in parks and reserves at a number of beaches, including Dixon Park Beach, Nobbys Beach and Stockton Beach, which is the longest beach in NSW. The giant sand dunes along Stockton Beach are popular with 4WD enthusiasts.Why are Newcastle Beach and Merewether Beach so popular?
Both Newcastle Beach and Merewether Beach attract surfers chasing the perfect wave. Merewether is one of Australia’s National Surfing Reserves, a register of iconic surfing spots. The waves helped shape the career of Mark Richards, a four-time world surfing champ, as well as other surfing heroes like Luke Egan and Matt Hoy.