Surfing in Newcastle, Australia

About 2 hours north of Sydney lies Newcastle, Australia.  This town looks like it is transitioning from a declining working class town to more of a hip surf town and that it's mid-way through that transition.  The beaches here are small and a bit scraggly compared to other areas, but the surf is great! 

Surf

Break Type:  Beach

Gear: Trunks and rashguard

Ambience:  Nice uncrowded beach.  

Main Surf Spot:  Nobbys Beach

Link to current conditions: Surfline

Logistics

Public Parking:  Yes.  Park here.  There is a parking fee.  Or you can find street parking.

Public Showers:  No. 

Public Restrooms:  Yes.  Location here.

Transportation:  Need a car.

Nearest Airport:  Sydney (SYD)

Alternative Surf Spots

Newcastle Beach

Area

Lodging:

There are many hotels on the main strip - I usually just due AirBnB here though.

Food:

Sanchos Tacos.