Thrifty Newcastle 500 Supercars

The Thrifty Newcastle 500 Supercars event is being held from Friday 10 March to Sunday 12 March 2023, adjacent to Newcastle Harbour.

Vessel anchorage in Newcastle Harbour during this event will only be permitted within designated buoyed areas as indicated by the map (PDF, 1.76 MB).

Rules of anchoring for the event

  • The Anchorage Area for this event will be established between 12:00pm Thursday 9 March to 9:00am Monday 13 March.
  • Transport for NSW will not be taking anchorage bookings for this event.
  • Anchoring sites are on a first in basis and are subject to availability.
  • Access to shore will be limited during the event.
  • Vessel access to Custom House Steps or Tug Berth Four is restricted unless authorised.
  • Any vessel that is secured to a wharf unattended will be removed.
  • Vessel operators who plan to anchor in Newcastle Harbour outside of the times indicated above should use the Stockton Overflow Area.


Important notes

  • The Anchorage Area is exposed to changing sea and weather conditions. Vessel owners assume responsibility and anchor at own risk.
  • Visibility of the track may be restricted due to temporary infrastructure located along the foreshore and tidal variation.


Visit 2023 Newcastle 500 – Supercars for more information.