Newcastle Now


23 November 2017

Nobbys Lighthous Open for Supercars Weekend

Nobbys Lighthouse is open for the Supercars event weekend with a special family-friendly zone where you don’t need a supercars pass to get in.

Newcastle Now will transform the grounds into an outdoor  livesite with a big screen to show the race, live music, and food by local foodies Nan’s Dumplings, Bao Brothers, and Vinyl Coffee House.

The site will open from 11am – 3:30pm on Friday and 11am – 6pm on Saturday and Sunday.

Public access is an approximate 35-minute walk and visitors are encouraged to wear walking shoes, sunscreen and a hat. Access is from King Edward Park along the Bathers Way as it winds around the coast from Newcastle Beach to Nobbys Beach. From here you can head along the Breakwall and up the hill to the Lighthouse site. (Click here to view map

Supercars pass holders are also welcome to visit the Lighthouse site and can exit the race precinct at Gate 6 near Nobbys Beach. This walk will take approximately 10-minutes (Click here to view map). 

There is a small $5 entry fee (cash only) with kids under 12 years free. Visitors are welcome to bring a picnic rug and pull up a piece of grass and enjoy the spectacular 360-degree views.

Please note, Nobbys Lighthouse is an alcohol and smoke-free zone and security guards will be on site to ensure everyone can relax and enjoy their day.

Nobbys Lighthouse is operated like a social enterprise where any profits are reinvested into the site.  

Opening Times
Friday 11am - 3:30pm
Saturday 11am - 6pm

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