Nobbys Headland

The Port Authority of New South Wales own the lighthouse and associated land.

Nobbys Head Light is an active lighthouse on Nobbys Head, a headland on the south side of the entrance to Newcastle Harbour, New South Wales, Australia. An image of the lighthouse is included in the Coat of Arms of the City of Newcastle. The lighthouse and associated land is owned and operated by The Port Authority of New South Wales.

Call the Port Authority of NSW for more information on 4985 8222.

Planning To Visit Nobbys?

Here are some helpful tips to keep in mind prior to your visit

There is no car access along the Macquarie Pier, you may walk or bicycle only

  • From the Nobbys Beach carpark there is a 550m (10 minutes approximately) walk to the gate
  • From the gate there is a 220m up-hill walk to the Signal Master's Cottage (five minutes approximately)
  • The site is by nature isolated and exposed, it is likely to be breezy depending on the time of day you visit and
  • It is therefore advised you wear comfortable shoes for the walk and bring a jacket if it gets cold.