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Newcastle Harbour

Nobbys Headland

Owned and managed by Port Authority of New South Wales, the heritage-listed Nobbys Headland is one of Newcastle's most iconic sites.

Nobbys Headland has one of Newcastle’s best vantage points, with 360-degree views of the city, working harbour and Newcastle’s stunning coastline. 

As well as being one of Newcastle’s most beloved locations, Nobbys Headland remains a key piece of operational infrastructure for the safe movement of ships through Newcastle Harbour. The site features an active signal station and a lighthouse owned and operated by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority that’s been in operation for over 150 years.

Latest update - closures during Macquarie Pier Revitalisation Project

For safety reasons and to complete the works as quickly as possible, Macquarie Pier and Nobbys Head will be closed to public access during the construction period.

The Newcastle Breakwall will remain open during the works and can be accessed via Nobbys Beach — there will be no public access via Macquarie Pier.

More information here