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Rough waves

Like many other Newcastle beaches, the short shore line and north facing beach can make for rough... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Beautiful Beach

A beautiful beach close to town and patrolled. Some parking but gets crowded on hot days. Kiosk... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Drew M
Sydney, Australia
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Ocean Street, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Like many other Newcastle beaches, the short shore line and north facing beach can make for rough and sudden waves. Ok for adults but may be difficult for kids. In November 2018 renovations were being undertaken. A+ for the 'serenity'. Not too difficult to get...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A beautiful beach close to town and patrolled. Some parking but gets crowded on hot days. Kiosk nearby.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Drew M
Reviewed 12 July 2018

Dixon Park beach has a fantastic walking path with awsome views - great for whale or dolphin spotting. It is very family friendly beach and there is plenty of free car parking.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Julie L
Reviewed 4 July 2018

Not too crowded, clean, parking available, my favorite spot to swim. Waves are usually nice for swimmers and the beach is patrolled by lifeguards

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank camille c
Reviewed 8 July 2017

We love Dixon beach, easy parking generally, cafes nearby or take your picnic and sit on the beach, sand is soft and the view always great.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank cassandra1984
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Great beach & location. Nice park for bbq's. Watch the hang gliders go by overhead. They even land in the park at the end of the day. Park shared by bbq-res, hang gliders & its dog friendly at certain hours.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank flyqnimbs
Reviewed 9 February 2017

This is one of the better beaches in Newcastle, great location, easy parking and with the park behind it there's lots of open green space, so you can always find a spot even when it's busy.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Granules2013
Reviewed 12 December 2016

This is one of my favourite beaches in Newcastle. It is suitable for both adults and children. It has an excellent take away shop on the higher level and plenty of parking within close walking distance, which can be a problem at some beaches.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank KerrysFamily
Reviewed 19 August 2016

I love stopping here for a coffee and breather whilst out dog walking along this beach front. This is my favourite point around the centre of a jolly good long beach walk.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank anitabarnes88
Reviewed 13 July 2016

This beach is great for kids, teens, adults and seniors. The waves are great and there is also a park where there are BBQ facilities.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Alice F
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