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“Best to go to Merewether Bathes”

Newcastle Ocean Baths
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Reviewed 25 November 2013

Art deco façade is great, but Merewether is much better with a kids pool. The one at Newcastle is fine for adults. It is cleaned twice a week and has lifeguards that keep an eye on it. The kids pool outside the Newcastle one is cleaned by the ocean, but we found a used tampon floating in it - yuck! better parking and places to have a nice coffee or picnic - go to Merewether!

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Reviewed 25 November 2013

These ocean baths must be of the best world wide. Two lovely pools, one for doing laps in and the other enormous one for frolicking! What could be better on a fine, warm day. One can see the ships going in and out the harbour, recline on the cement steps getting some sun or just watch the other swimmers. Highly recommended.

Thank suem030
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Reviewed 25 November 2013

This is a quintessential Newcastle experience. I learnt to swim here as a boy, and I'm still going back. Sitting at the sea edge, swimming laps or just people watching this is a great place to visit. Ocean baths are a great tradition-try Merewether too, or the Bogey Hole where the waves break into the pool at high tide

Thank DVaus
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Reviewed 20 November 2013

I love these baths. The refreshing of salt water in a control and safe environment. Has had a bit of a facelift which was long overdue. Family friendly and very welcoming.

Thank ozrick33Sydney
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Reviewed 21 October 2013

The baths at Newcastle are great. You have perfect views of the ocean, the ships coming into and out of the harbour. The baths are well maintained and gives swimmers of all abilities to have a good time.

Thank penguin1306
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