Merewether Ocean Baths

Newcastle Metropolitan Area, NSW, AUSTRALIA

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Updated April 14, 2020.

Facility Overview

Facility Name
Merewether Ocean Baths
[Ocean Enclosure]
Henderson Parade, Merewether
Newcastle Metropolitan Area, NSW 2291
(02) 4974 2000 for event bookings only. There is no telephone at this facility.

Adult Admission Price & Policy

Free. [July, 2019]
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Full-Size, Year-Round Pools & Boards

Pool 1
100m x 50m, unstriped, outdoors, unheated, sea water temperatures at the nearby beach range from a low of 16º - 21ºC (61º - 70ºF) in July to a high of 23º - 26ºC (73º - 79ºF) in January.
Pool 2
100m x 30m, unstriped, irregularly shaped, ocean enclosure, outdoors, unheated, the water temperatures should be similar to those in the larger pool.


-32.95135, 151.75577

Teams That Use This Facility

Masters Swim
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Facility Notes

The pools are guarded only in the summer swimming season, but are open to the public year-round.
Given that both pools are relatively shallow (as compared to the ocean), it is likely that the water temperatures in the pools may be higher or lower than than in the ocean in summer and cooler or warmer than the ocean in winter. It all depends on the intensity of the sun and the impact of the wind.

Facility Reviews

The size of the pools is great; the water and general surrounds are clean and the ‘regulars’ are friendly. The changing rooms are very poor though. The Kiosk at the beach next door to the pool is also great.