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Fullerton Cove: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Stockton Beach

Stockton Beach is situated at the southern end of Newcastle Bight, where there is a sweeping expanse of sand and sand dunes, and views stretching back to Port Stephens.

Council Lifeguard Services are provided Monday to Saturday during the swimming season and Easter Holiday periods. Volunteer members of Stockton Surf Lifesaving Club provide beach patrols on Sundays during the swimming season.

Stockton Beach has picnic shelters, barbecues in the park adjacent to the beach, a beach kiosk operating next to the main car park, change room facilities, plenty of parking, and relatively sheltered waters suitable for family swimming and learning to surf. Plus the fabulous Stockton Beach Tourist Park is located there!

Pitt Street
Stockton, NSW, 2295

Located 1.6K from Fullerton Cove

Newcastle Golf Club

Located at the mouth of the Hunter River, two hour's drive from Sydney, Newcastle (formerly known as the Stockton Course) is one of only two courses in NSW given international recognition by the panel of experts rating the World's Top 100 Courses.

A true championship course of 6200 metres (6780 yards), it is based on undulating sand dunes like those of the great historic links of Great Britain and Ireland.

However, instead of fairways lined by gorse and heather, Newcastle is carved out of a forest of Eucalypts and angophoras abounding in native flora and fauna, including kookaburras, bearded dragons and kangaroos, making it a delightful as well as a challenging course to play.

Facilities include a full-length practice fairway, large chipping and putting greens, fully serviced Pro Shop, bar and catering.

Vardon Road
Fern Bay, NSW, 2295

Located 2.7K from Fullerton Cove

Nobbys Beach

Newcastle's highest profile beach, with council Lifeguard Services provided Monday to Saturday year round and volunteer members of Nobbys Surf Lifesaving Club provide beach patrols on Sundays during the swimming season. It is a favoured swimming spot for family groups and those learning to surf.

The first beach on the Bather's Way, take a walk along the Harbour Break-wall and Nobby's Lighthouse. Plus the walk between Nobbys Beach and Newcastle Ocean baths features the Historic Soldier's Baths Rock Pool.

The beach is accessible from Newcastle train station and bus terminal and has change room facilities, picnic shelters, a kiosk available (during swimming season) at the beach and free barbecues on foreshore area adjoining the beach reserve.

Corner Shortland Esplanade and Nobbys Road
Newcastle, NSW, 2300

Located 3.1K from Fullerton Cove

Fort Scratchley Historic Site

Undoubtedly Newcastle's most spectacular vantage point, Fort Scratchley Historic Site is a unique nationally significant heritage site that has unrivaled panoramic views over the Pacific Ocean, north to Nobbys Lighthouse, Headland and the Harbour, south across Newcastle Beach and Ocean Baths.

There is so much to do at Fort Scratchley Historic Site. Enjoy a stroll around the site to soak in the history, taking in the breathtaking views, enjoy dolphin or whale watching with a picnic or immerse yourself in history and undertake a guided tour of the site and through the amazing underground tunnels.

Today, the Fort's Historical Society preserves the military heritage, providing exhibitions and guided tours of the site and its amazing tunnels.

Nobbys Road
Newcastle East, NSW, 2300

Located 3.3K from Fullerton Cove

Fullerton Cove: Events

The Storm: Creative Exchange

Octapod and Open Cage Ensemble present The Storm: a creative community arts residency at Nobbys Beach and surrounds on Wednesdays and Thursdays during the 2016 Summer School Holidays.

Expect to find FREE interactive art installations, workshops and pop-up performances people of all ages, with and without disability, can enjoy.

Inspired by Shakespeare's "The Tempest", this project will explore the inner and outer storms in our lives, how we've weathered them and how we've emerged from them.

Whether you've experienced barriers in attending the beach in the past or are here every day, these events are designed for the whole community to enjoy. All venues are accessible.

Proudly supported by Surf Life Saving NSW Community Inclusion Project, funded by the Department of Family and Community Services.

Pasha Way
Newcastle East, NSW, 2300

Located 3.1K from Fullerton Cove

Watson Demolition Newcastle City Supermoto

The foreshore of Newcastle will be transformed as the location for the Watson Demolition Newcastle City Supermoto, including the first round of the FIM Asia Supermoto Championships.

Supermoto is racing that mixes road racing and motocross on a track that consists of road and dirt sections. A supermoto motorcycle starts with a motocross bike and is modified by using road bike wheels, tyres and brakes. The name of the game is light, nimble and responsive. Acceleration and hard braking make it exciting for the spectator to watch.

Riders come from various motorcycling disciplines each with different strengths. The result is racing that is technical, fast and often unpredictable. The Watson Demolition Newcastle City Supermoto event is unique as it incorporates Wharf Road as the tarmac segment and weaves into Foreshore Park for the purpose built dirt section.

As Round One of the FIM-Asia SuperMoto Championships, the event promises a host of the best riders from around the world.

Event Dates
      3rd Sep
      4th Sep

97 Wharf Road,
Newcastle Foreshore
Newcastle East, NSW, 2300

Located 3.2K from Fullerton Cove

NewRun - Newcastle's Festival of Running

With a goal to become one of Australia's leading regional running events, NewRun is staged in the most iconic venues in Newcastle and offers plenty of opportunity to test your fitness around this beautiful coastal city.

The event is proud to partner with local organisations including Surf Life Saving Clubs, and other running, sport and service clubs. Whether you are an elite runner looking for a new PB or just a novice runner looking for a fitness goal, this Festival of Health and Fitness in Newcastle has an event for you.

Event Dates
      2nd Apr

Wharf Road
Newcastle, NSW, 2300

Located 3.2K from Fullerton Cove

Manning the Fort

Manning the Fort is a new, site-specific, contemporary theatre production that tells the story of the members of the Australian Women's Army Service, who were stationed at Newcastle's Fort Scratchley in World War Two.

Based on interviews and historical research, this moving production incorporates verbatim text, visual storytelling, and contemporary dance.

Presented by Tantrum Youth Arts in partnership with the Flipside Project, Catapult Dance Inc.

Supported by ArtsNSW and Newcastle City Council.

Event Dates
      27th Oct
      28th Oct
      29th Oct

Nobbys Road,
Fort Scratchley
Newcastle East, NSW, 2300

Located 3.3K from Fullerton Cove

This That

Showcasing the emergence of the hipster revolution in Newcastle, This That will be a meeting place for the culturally savvy festival goer.

Food will be something that can be experienced, a culinary matched festival with a combination of local niche restaurants and the internationally renowned Sydney food truck stalwarts!

Accompanying the cuisine is a curated selection of drinks with no ready-to-drink alcopops in sight. Small batch brew craft beer, wine, cider, fresh poured mixed spirits and cocktail lists that are curated by the region's best bars and 'hole in the wall' speakeasies!

The atmosphere will be tuned to style by artisan markets, alternate retail, roving artisan performance, interactivity workshops and a dabble of the weird and wonderful.

This That will be a premium playground that is nestled within an edgy mix of indie cool tunes across a multi genre spread.

Event Dates
      5th Nov

Camp Shortland,
The Foreshore
Newcastle East, NSW, 2300

Located 3.3K from Fullerton Cove

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