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Glenrock Lagoon

| Merewether, Newcastle, New South Wales 2291, Australia
+61 2 4950 0999
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Nice walk

This is a good little walk to do if you have a spare couple of hours. When we did it there hadn’t... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
NZKV
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New Zealand
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Great walk

Best to do this before it gets too hot during the day. A very popular walk for bush walkers or if... read more

Reviewed January 11, 2018
Teresa Z
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Newcastle, Australia
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“scout camp” (5 reviews)
“burwood road” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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| Merewether, Newcastle, New South Wales 2291, Australia
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+61 2 4950 0999
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a good little walk to do if you have a spare couple of hours. When we did it there hadn’t been much rainfall in recent days so the water was low. Nice to take a stroll past the lagoon down to the beach...More

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Reviewed January 11, 2018

Best to do this before it gets too hot during the day. A very popular walk for bush walkers or if you want to head to the beach for a swim. There is pram and wheelchair access for just the beginning of the walk. Further...More

Thank Teresa Z
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Reviewed December 17, 2017

I was at Glenrock Lagoon recently with friends, the beach is so tranquil and the sand is lovely, with the surroundings to shade you.

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Reviewed November 4, 2017

An absolute wonderland on the doorstep of Newcastle. You can enter from a number of different places and do a circuit or traverse across the area. Interesting to do some reading about this area as it was involved from almost the start of the coal...More

1  Thank TVTraveller2013
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Reviewed July 29, 2017

Very nice trail to lagoon BUT I wanted to do the loop back via Burwood and Leggy point and couldnt find the start of these last 2. I ended up going back via the scout camp which is discouraged by lots of signs,but if the...More

2  Thank 557jill557
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Reviewed July 9, 2017 via mobile

A hidden gem in the city, glenrock makes you feel like your in the middle of a national park. Well maintained walking tracks and many trails for bike riders. Start high and make your way down past the creeks and waterfalls to the secluded lagoon...More

1  Thank T G
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Reviewed April 23, 2017

I lived in Newcastle for many years before I knew about the beautiful walking trails here. It is a wonderful mix of beautiful bush, waterfalls and beach views. You can go down on to the beach if you want but no lifesaver club or facilities...More

3  Thank NewcastleKiwigirl
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Reviewed March 14, 2017

Lots of trails to explore, varying degrees of difficulty. Be mindful that some are shared with MTB. The walk to the lagoon and beach is relatively easy and well sign posted. -Be sure to take mozzie repellant in the warmer months and carry a water...More

2  Thank MandaT10
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Reviewed February 21, 2017

Tried a different route to the lagoon this time away from the bike trails. Went to the southern side and explored one of the walking trails 'Leggy Loop' which is up from where the Scouts are. It's not well sign posted, but if you check...More

2  Thank Granules2013
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Reviewed January 25, 2017 via mobile

Arrived early and grabbed a great parking spot in the car park. Really lovely walk through the bush to a look out where you could see the lagoon and the beach. From the lookout make sure you take the track that goes down and not...More

2  Thank Mel F
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