Merewether Beach

Beach in Newcastle

South of the city centre, this magnificent, wide stretch of sand has excellent surfing conditions and is the home strand of the legendary Aussie surfer Mark Richards. At the southern end is a huge sea pool. The northern extreme of the same beach is called Bar Beach.

Bus 21 gets you to Merewether Beach from the centre's eastern end, or take bus 12 from Hunter St near Newcastle Interchange.