NEWPORT At A Glance
Shrouded in greenery, hilly Newport cascades down to Pittwater on one side and the deep blue of the Pacific Ocean on the other. A loyal tribe of surfers take to the waves at Newport Beach and boat enthusiasts enjoy Pittwater. From the water to Newport’s laid-back village, this neighbourhood is completely chilled.
Living in a tranquil setting with access to the water on both sides of the peninsular.
Non-members can drink and eat at the Royal Motor Yacht Club, afterwards catch a water taxi to wherever you’re heading next.
Newport has its own medieval castle, Bungan Castle, which sits atop Bungan Head.
This laid-back beachside suburb has a rugged beauty that makes you set your worries aside. Lush vegetation, rugged headlands and a village ambience that encourages lazy days in the sun are just some of the reasons you’ll never want to leave Newport.
When the heat index is up, locals are faced with a difficult decision – beach or bay? The grassy stretch of Bert Payne Park borders Newport Beach, a popular stomping ground for surfers. At the southern end of the beach a salt water lap pool is bordered by a rocky escarpment and rock pool.
To the north of Newport Beach is a walking trail that winds up to Bilgola Heads, offering uninterrupted views of the coastline. To the south, Bungan Head Reserve looks down onto Bungan Beach, a local haunt which can only be accessed via steep slopes.
The calm waters of Pittwater are the setting for the area’s boating enthusiasts with plenty of marinas and boat ramps. For those who prefer a much more grounded experience of Pittwater, The Newport has you covered. This famous hotel offers alfresco dining and bars.
Amidst all of this is intimate Newport village. With a sprinkling of coastal-themed shops, cafés, and restaurants, this is where the locals gather. Visitors eager to soak up the incredible Northern Beaches lifestyle are made very welcome.