Newcastle Ocean Baths

With its distinctive and architecturally significant Art Deco pavilion, Newcastle Ocean Baths is one of the city's outstanding historic landmarks and is a popular informal open air studio for amateur photographers. The Ocean Baths were constructed and in use before WWI, though not formally opened until the 1920s. The baths' popularity has never waned throughout the ensuring decades and thousands of Novocastrians remember it fondly as the place where they first learned to swim. Construction began in 1910 with the construction of the pavilion beginning in 1922.

A huge map of the world was etched into the floor of the Canoe Pool next to the main facility, however it is now buried with sand.

Nearby events

  1. Newcastle Travel Expo

    Event dates to be confirmed: January 2019 , Newcastle

    Newcastle's largest holiday and cruise expo is The Day to book your next holiday! At the Newcastle Travel Expo you’ll receive exclusive savings on flights, tours, cruises and packages plus you can speak to the experts from the world’s…

  2. Newcastle City Farmers Market

    Sunday 20 January 2019 to Sunday 25 August 2019 , Newcastle

    Newcastle City Farmers Market is a showcase of the best and freshest produce and gourmet delights from the local farmers and makers. At the weekly farmers market you not only get to meet the maker and the farmer, you can ask about how and…

    20 Jan - 25 Aug